Remarkable Teachers

"Professionally Speaking" features the column Remarkable Teachers. In each issue, notable Canadians honour the teachers who have made a difference in their lives and have successfully embraced the College’s Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession, which are care, respect, trust and integrity.
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#Olympic #swim sensation #PennyOleksiak may have captured the world’s attention with her record-setting summer in #Rio, but her focus nevertheless remains on her studies back home. #education #teachers #teaching #Canadian #swimmer #Toronto #swimming

sensation Penny Oleksiak may have captured the world’s attention with her record-setting summer in but her focus nevertheless remains on her studies back home.

Happy World Teachers' Day! #Writer #LinwoodBarclay recalls the high school teacher who encouraged creativity, independence and strength of character. "I wound up getting more than a teacher. John was a mentor, a friend, and later on, a father figure to me." #just1word #worldteachersday #Canadian #novelist #NoTimeForGoodbye #author

recalls the high school teacher who encouraged creativity, independence and strength of character. "I wound up getting more than a teacher. John was a mentor, a friend, and later on, a father figure to me.

Happy World Teachers' Day! Michelin-starred #chef #AlvinLeung dishes on the teacher who helped him substitute his shyness for a savoury sense of humour. "There were times when Mr. Ellis was tough on me when I needed it. But I always felt that he had my interests at heart." #just1word #worldteachersday #Canadian #HongKong #MasterChef #MasterChefCanada

Michelin-starred dishes on the teacher who helped him substitute his shyness for a savoury sense of humour. "There were times when Mr. Ellis was tough on me when I needed it.

Happy World Teachers' Day! #Singer, #CarlyRaeJepsen reflects on the two teachers who helped her find her mark at centre stage. "I've always felt lucky to have teachers who believed in me and did what I could to live up to their expectations." #just1word #worldteachersday #Canadian #songwriter #CanadianIdol #JunoAwards #BillboardMusicAwards

Singer, Carly Rae Jepsen reflects on the two teachers who helped her find her mark at centre stage. "I've always felt lucky to have teachers who believed in me and did what I could to live up to their expectations.

Happy World Teachers' Day! #MarciIen thanks her elementary school teacher for waking up her confidence. “I remember the feeling of being welcomed. That’s the kind of teacher Mrs. Cuffe was. I felt at home and that was so important for a seven-year-old who was moving into a new neighbourhood — not knowing anybody, trying to make friends, trying to find my own identity. She was fantastic.” #just1word #worldteachersday #broadcaster #Canadian #CTV #CTVNews #CanadaAM #TheSocial

Happy World Teachers' Day! #MarciIen thanks her elementary school teacher for waking up her confidence. “I remember the feeling of being welcomed. That’s the kind of teacher Mrs. Cuffe was. I felt at home and that was so important for a seven-year-old who was moving into a new neighbourhood — not knowing anybody, trying to make friends, trying to find my own identity. She was fantastic.” #just1word #worldteachersday #broadcaster #Canadian #CTV #CTVNews #CanadaAM #TheSocial

#Canadian stage and screen great #ColmFeore honours the late #novelist Richard B. Wright, the #teacher who breathed life into his dreams of pursuing a career in the #arts. #actor #television #TV #HouseOfCards

stage and screen great honours the late Richard B. Wright, the who breathed life into his dreams of pursuing a career in the

Happy World Teachers' Day! #Actor #EricMcCormack recalls the role his high school drama teacher played in giving him the grit to step into the spotlight and become a star. "There was no right way to do things with Mort. There was no wrong way either. He was open to everyone's talents." #just1word #worldteachersday #Canadian #WillTruman #WillAndGrace #Toronto

Happy World Teachers' Day! #Actor #EricMcCormack recalls the role his high school drama teacher played in giving him the grit to step into the spotlight and become a star. "There was no right way to do things with Mort. There was no wrong way either. He was open to everyone's talents." #just1word #worldteachersday #Canadian #WillTruman #WillAndGrace #Toronto

Happy World Teachers' Day! #RosieMacLennan's Grade 5 teacher helped her achieve #Olympic dreams and #trampoline queen status. “Mrs. Baskin was very open to conversation — that was the first thing we noticed. She would guide us rather than order us. She was encouraging and positive. And she had all the patience in the world.” #just1word #worldteachersday #olympian #Canadian #gymnast #worldchampion #athlete #sports

Happy World Teachers' Day! #RosieMacLennan's Grade 5 teacher helped her achieve #Olympic dreams and #trampoline queen status. “Mrs. Baskin was very open to conversation — that was the first thing we noticed. She would guide us rather than order us. She was encouraging and positive. And she had all the patience in the world.” #just1word #worldteachersday #olympian #Canadian #gymnast #worldchampion #athlete #sports

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