The Elmer Huff Award for Media Resources

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Deadline: September 21, 2016 at 11:59PM

Category

Curriculum and Resources

History

At the 1979 Annual Conference held in Ottawa a writing award was presented by the Ontario School Counsellors' Association and named The Elmer Huff Award for Professional Writing in honour of our first OSCA President. At the 1989 annual conference held in Toronto, this award was expanded to include computer software packages and multimedia resource material. In 2016 the award has been expanded to include all types of Guidance and Career Education resources and is now called The Elmer Huff Award for Guidance and Career Education Resources. This annual award recognizes outstanding contribution to the career development of young people through the creation, development and delivery of high quality Guidance and Career Education Resources.

Criteria

The nominee should meet the following criteria:

  • The candidate must be a member of OSCA.

  • The candidate has created, developed and delivered a Guidance and Career Education resource that may fit one of the following categories:

    • A book or similar manuscript already published or deemed acceptable for publication

    • An article or series of articles already published or deemed acceptable for publication

    • A document or other written work

    • A computer software package or a multimedia resource

  • In cases of co-authorship the OSCA Board may wish to recognize the co-authors

 

Procedure

  • The nominator must be an OSCA member and must complete the online nomination form.

  • The nomination should include samples from the resource, such as sections of the book, manuscript, or article, or a link to the resource online.