Dr. Michael Alpern Award

Dr. Michael Alpern Award 2017-09-14T18:44:50+00:00

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Dr. Michael Alpern Award

Is there a teacher in your circle who goes above and beyond to cultivate a safe community? Who exemplifies the importance of health and safety? Who empowers youth to take responsibility for their well-being? Nominate them for the Dr. Michael Alpern Award!
Are you a teacher who goes above and beyond to cultivate a safe community? Who exemplifies the importance of health and safety? Who empowers youth to take responsibility for their well-being? Submit your application for the Dr. Michael Alpern Award!

Award Criteria

  • The Dr. Michael Alpern Award is presented to someone who:
  • Is a role model to students
  • Is an educator in Alberta
  • Has participated in project/s or initiative/s focused on improving student, school and/or community health and safety
    Exemplifies occupational health and safety leadership

About
Named in honour of one of the founding members of the Job Safety Skills Society, this award recognizes the outstanding work of an Alberta educator who actively demonstrates their commitment to youth safety.

The Dr. Michael Alpern Award includes a certificate of recognition and $3,000 as an acknowledgment for outstanding service in safety. Named in honour of our previous Executive Director and one of the Founding Members of the Job Safety Skills Society, this award recognizes the outstanding work of an Alberta educator who is committed to facilitating safety training to young people. Dr. Alpern was dedicated to safety, education, leadership, and initiative, and it is in this spirit that we present this award.

Questions

Please describe how the individual has demonstrated commitment and continuous improvement to health and safety by responding to the following:

Describe the qualities/character traits of the applicant that you feel impact their health and safety leadership.

Describe all significant health and safety contributions the applicant has made to their classes, the school and/or the community (please include participation on boards, committees, number of years they have been involved in these initiatives, etc.).

How do you feel their contributions impact occupational health and safety performance?
Provide two reference names/numbers that could speak in detail about the health and safety accomplishments of this individual.
Please list the signatures of anyone (colleagues, students, community stakeholders) who would like to nominate this individual for this award and the nature of their relationship to them.

Please submit all nominations to info@jsss.ca.