The David Colcleugh Leadership Award
The David Colcleugh Leadership Award recognizes an outstanding Let’s Talk Science Outreach site coordinator who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, meaning (s)he has influenced people to create positive change through science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach.
Recipients of this award receive:
- An all-expense paid trip to the Let's Talk Science National Conference Banquet in London, Ontario (travel expenses may be limited to travel within Canada only)
- An engraved trophy, a personal cash award of $750 and a program/project development grant of $500 for their local Let’s Talk Science Outreach site, all to be presented at the annual National Conference banquet
- A copy of the book, Everyone a Leader: A Guide to Leading High-Performance Organizations for Engineers and Scientists, by David Colcleugh
In addition, award recipients will be showcased via Let’s Talk Science national website and national social media channels. At the local level, winners will be featured by the Outreach site’s social media and website communications.
All volunteers, educators and Outreach site coordinators may nominate Outreach site coordinators for the David Colcleugh Leadership Award. Self-nominations are also welcome.
If you know an outstanding Outreach Site Coordinator who has been an outstanding leader at their site, nominate them! The nomination deadline is usually in early March each year, however nominations are welcome year-round.
For more information about the nomination process, contact Isabel Deslauriers, Manager, Outreach.