The EOSDN Outstanding Service Award was created in 1995 to honour annually a Network member who has contributed in a significant way to the ongoing success of the Network.

2022 Eleanor Newman Award for Outstanding Service Recipient Named by EOSDN Board of Directors -
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Past Recipients

  • 1995: John Graham, Superintendent, Leeds and Grenville County Board of Education
  • 1996: Brian Gilmour, Principal, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Public School Board
  • 1997: Dona Cruickshank, Coordinator, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Public School Board
  • 1998: Julie Clarke, Assistant to the Project Director, Eastern Ontario Staff Development Network
  • 1999: Reg Shadbolt, Project Director, Eastern Ontario Staff Development Network
  • 2000: Marc Schaefer, Superintendent, Upper Canada District School Board
  • 2001: Russ Holmberg, Superintendent, Renfrew County District School Board and Greg McNally, Director of Education, Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
  • 2002: Eleanor Newman, Superintendent, Upper Canada District School Board
  • 2003: Faculty of Education, Queen's University, Kingston
  • 2004: Barbara Day Wills, Superintendent of Education (Ret), Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic DSB
  • 2005: David Fox, Superintendent of Education, HPEDSB, and Margaret Fancy, Principal, CDSBEO
  • 2006: Michele Babcock, Limestone DSB
  • 2007: Patti Greer, Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic DSB
  • 2008: Deborah Robinson, Ottawa Catholic Schools
  • 2009: Lauren Wilson, Renfrew District School Board
  • 2010: The late Barry O’Connor, former Director of Education for Limestone DSB and Lorne Keon, former Director of Education for Renfrew County Catholic DSB
  • 2011: Deborah Pennell, SOQP Registrar & Manager, Events and Administration, EOSDN
  • 2012: Dona Cruickshank, Past Executive Director, EOSDN and Hélène Coulombe, Student Success Coordinator, Ottawa Catholic School Board
  • 2013: Sharon McNamara-Trevisan, Curriculum Coordinator, Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic DSB 
  • 2014: Mary-Anne Cowan, Principal, Ottawa-Catholic School Board
  • 2015: France Dupuis, FSL Curruciulum Consultant, Catholic DSB of Eastern Ontario
  • 2016: Gayle Bishop, Superintendent of Education, Renfrew County DSB
  • 2017: Lynn Denault, Renfrew County Catholic DSB
  • 2018: Barbara Fraser-Stiff, Superintendent of Education (ret.d) Limestone DSB
  • 2019: Edith Bovey, Curriculum Coordinator, Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic DSB
  • 2020: Susan McWilliams, Manager, HR, Limestone DSB
  • 2021: Stephen Sliwa, Director of Education, (ret.'d) Upper Canada DSB
  • 2022: Natalie Cameron, Superintendent of Education, Catholic DSB of Eastern Ontario AND Steve McCabe, Superintendent of Education, Ottawa Catholic SB