To qualify for the Morna-June Morrow Award for Excellence in Music Education in Manitoba, all nominees (and nominators) must be current members of the Manitoba Orff Chapter, and meet at least 4 of the 6 criteria listed below.
Music teacher in a public or private school or institution for a minimum of 15 years.
Actively using Orff methodology in the music class setting.
Actively involved in community music activities (e.g. divisional, church, or community groups).
Self-initiating in his/her professional development.
Strong sense of dedication and organizational skills.
Actively involved with a music-related board/executive (ie: MOC, MMEA, MCA, etc.)
The award nomination should include the following:
Sponsor’s name and affiliation to Nominee (must not be a parent of a student)
Information concerning Nominee
Teaching experience of Nominee (ie: position, location, years of experience)
Nominee’s contribution to the profession including school program, extracurricular
Activities, community involvement, professional development, and involvement in workshops/in-services.
Publication and recognition awards received by Nominee
Rationale for nomination
Signatures of both the sponsor and the Nominee
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