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Inclusive Education Award


Inclusion Canada Newfoundland and Labrador hosts and presents the Inclusive Education Award every year to honour a K-12 school in Newfoundland and Labrador that has shown an exceptional spirit in creating a school that is welcoming and inclusive for students with an intellectual disability. Contact us for more information.

Download Nomination Information form for the 2024 Inclusive Education Award.

2024 Inclusive Education Award Recipient

Each year, Inclusion Canada Newfoundland and Labrador is proud to honour a school that has embodied the spirit of inclusion by creating an environment that is welcoming. We are pleased to announce that Avoca Collegiate in Badger are the recipient of the 2024 Inclusive Education Award. Click here to download a press release for more information.

Previous winners of the Inclusive Education Award are:

  • 2024 Avoca Collegiate, Badger  

  • 2023 Leo Burke Academy, Bishop's Falls

  • 2022 St. Matthew's School, St. Johns

  • 2021 East Point Elementary, St, John's

  • 2019 RonCalli Elementary School, St. John's

  • 2018 Gander Collegiate, Gander

  • 2017 Larkhall Academy, St. John’s

  • 2016 St. James Regional High, Port aux Basques

  • 2015 Smallwood Academy, Gambo

  • 2014 Heritage Collegiate, Lethbridge

  • 2013 Coley's Point Primary, Coley's Point

  • 2012 Bishop's College, St. John's

  • 2011 Memorial Academy, Botwood

How to Apply

We are excited to invite nominations for the Inclusive Education Award for this year. Want to show how inclusive your school is? Applying for this award is easy!

  • Attach three signed letters of nomination detailing why you feel your school deserves to receive the IE award. Reflect on inclusion in either your school as a whole or on the actions of specific people within the school that has made it a diverse and welcoming place to learn.

  • Each letter should be a minimum of one to a maximum of two typed pages.

  • Each school is also encouraged to submit supporting photographic documentation, with pertinent captions, to bring the total submission to a maximum of 8 pages.

  • Nomination letters should come from three of the following:

    • Student

    • Teacher

    • Parent

    • Administrator

    • School Council Member

    • Student Council Member

    • Guidance Counsellor

    • Community Leader

    • Support Staff

    • District Office Personnel

  • Application deadline for the Inclusive Education Award 2024 is May 22, 2024

Submissions may be emailed to, faxed to 709-722-1325 or postal mailed to

Inclusion Canada Newfoundland and Labrador

P.O. Box 8414

St. John's, NL A1B 3N7

Inclusive Education Award

We offer awards and recognition for schools that carry forward the idea of inclusion and portray a welcoming environment.

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