Educational Technology Council Grants & Awards


Edna Dach Award

Edna Dach boasts a wealth of experience in the education sector, having served as Director of Technology Services at Elk Island Public Schools and Education Manager at Alberta Education. She has received numerous accolades for her community and volunteer work, including the Alberta Centennial Medal and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.  
The ETC Edna Dach Educator of the Year Award is presented to a classroom teacher and/or technology leader in an educational setting who works to promote technology in education through leadership in educational technology, best practices relating to technology integration, and professional development for teachers for integrating technology into the curriculum.
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Innovative Technology Grant

The ETC Teaching and Learning through Innovative Technologies Grant is presented to a classroom teacher(s) and/or technology leader(s) in an educational setting who work(s) to promote technology in education through best practices relating to innovative technology integration.   The action research focus for the Educational Technology Council for the upcoming year is personal-owned devices with an emphasis on how devices owned by students are used in the classroom; however, this grant can also support a project of your choice.