robert roy award 2016Dr. Joseph Dicks (right) receives the 2016 Robert Roy Award from CASLT’s president Jim Murphy (left).

This prestigious award is named in memory of the late Robert Roy, a distinguished Canadian second language educator and founding president of CASLT.

The award was first presented in 1983 to the late H. H. Stern (David), a highly respected educator and the visionary initiator of the National Core French Study. Through subsequent years, many outstanding educators have been recognized.

CASLT rewards the important contribution of the winners of the Robert Roy Award by granting them a lifetime membership to our association.

Nominations

Do you know a deserving colleague, mentor or friend? CASLT members are encouraged to submit nominations for the award.

To be considered, the nominee must:

  • Have been an active member of CASLT for at least two years
  • Be distinguished in teaching, research, or writing to improve second language teaching and learning in Canada

Please submit 400 words maximum to support your nomination to:

Robert Roy Award Nomination Committee
CASLT National Office
2490 Don Reid Drive
Ottawa, ON  K1H 1E1

Or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline for nominations: May 31st of each year.

Past Award Recipients

  • 2016 – Dr. Joseph Dicks
  • 2015 – Dr. Callie Mady
  • 2014 – Ruth Renters
  • 2013 – Maureen Smith
  • 2012 – Dr. Miles Turnbull
  • 2011 – Micheline Schinck
  • 2010 – Helen Coltrinari
  • 2009 – Larry Vandergrift
  • 2008 – Jim Howden
  • 2007 – Dr. Claude Germain
  • 2006 – Dr. Sharon Lapkin
  • 2005 – Dr. Peter Heffernan
  • 2004 – Stan Frey
  • 2003 – Merrill Swain
  • 2002 – Lilly Borges Oldham
  • 2001 – Dr. Wally Lazaruk
  • 2000 – Dr. Birgit Harley
  • 1999 – Don Mazerolle
  • 1998 – Sally Rehorick
  • 1997 – Heike Sasaki
  • 1996 – Harvey Chatlain
  • 1995 – No award given
  • 1994 – Monique Duplantie
  • 1993 – Denise Bourassa
  • 1992 – Caterina Sotiriadis
  • 1991 – No award given
  • 1990 – Janet Poyen
  • 1989 – Raymond Leblanc
  • 1988 – Roger Tremblay
  • 1987 – No award given
  • 1986 – Pierre Calvé
  • 1985 – Anthony Mollica
  • 1984 – James P. Jones
  • 1983 – Dr. H. H. Stern

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