Awards of Excellence Selection Process
Step 1: Nomination guidelines are posted to the CICan website by end of August 2020. An electronic announcement is sent out to member institutions via CICan contact lists.
Step 2: Requests for applications to sit on a Selection Committee* are sent out by end of August 2020. Applications are received by Friday, October 2, 2020.
Step 3: The members are selected based on regional and constituent representation by Friday, October 16, 2020.
Step 4: The deadline for institutions to submit their nomination electronically to CICan is 23:59 Friday, November 6, 2020.
Step 5: Nomination packages are sent electronically to each member of the eight Selection Committees no later than Friday, November 20, 2020.
Step 6: Nominations are reviewed and evaluated by individual members of each Selection Committee by Monday, January 11, 2021.
Step 7: Individual results are compiled by CICan and sent to each Selection Committee by Monday, January 18, 2021.
Step 8: A conference call with each Selection Committee to confirm the recipients will take place the week of January 25 or the week of February 1, 2021, as a backup.
Step 9: CICan emails the President of the winning and the non-winning institutions by the end of February 2021.
Step 10: Award recipients are honoured at the Awards Luncheon, during the CICan 2021 Connection Conference and recognized on CICan’s showcase.
Step 11: After the Conference, a plaque is sent to the college or institute president’ office, for the college or institute to display.