2022 Inclusion Alberta Award Winners

2022 Inclusion Alberta Award Winners

April 9, 2022

Inclusion Alberta congratulates the winners of the 2022 Inclusion Alberta Awards. The awards were handed out at the 2022 Inclusion Alberta Virtual Family Conference, held April 8-9, to recognize those in Alberta who are creating inclusive communities for individuals with developmental disabilities.

The 2021 National Inclusive Education Awards

The National Inclusive Education Award is an initiative organized by Inclusion Canada and its Provincial and Territorial member associations. The award for Alberta is provided jointly by Inclusion Canada and InclusionAlberta to honour a teacher, school or school district
whose commitment to inclusive education is exemplary and deserving of recognition.

This year, the award is presented to:

  • Clare School in Calgary (Calgary Catholic School District)
  • Catherine School in Grande Prairie (Grande Prairie Catholic School District)

As an organization that values and supports the full inclusion of children in regular classrooms, Inclusion Alberta thanks St. Clare School and St. Catherine School for their commitment to their students who have been fortunate to be fully included in their regular classrooms.

The Bruce Uditsky Leadership Award

Robin Acton. Bruce Uditsky Leadership Award. Inclusion Alberta. #FamConf2022Winner: Robin Acton, President of Inclusion Canada & Past President of Inclusion Alberta

The Bruce Uditsky Leadership Award is the most prestigious award presented by Inclusion Alberta. It is only presented when an individual or organization truly demonstrates exemplary leadership in advancing the full inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities. It is awarded to individuals or groups whose inspirational leadership efforts have made an invaluable and lasting difference to Albertans.



The Colonel Eric W. and Dr. Barbara V. Cormack Memorial Award

Dave & Kathy Gunderson. The Colonel Eric W. and Dr. Barbara V. Cormack Memorial Award. Inclusion Alberta. #FamConf2022Winners: Dave and Kathy Gunderson

The Colonel Eric W. and Dr. Barbara V. Cormack Memorial Award is given to an Alberta resident who has made an outstanding, long-term voluntary contribution to serving the interests of people with developmental disabilities and their families.



The Community Inclusion Award

Community Inclusion Award. Chef Paul Shufelt. Plastic Works Inc., Clint Derocher, Pembina, UFA, Olds College. The Community Inclusion Award is given to individuals or organizations in Alberta whose actions on a day-to-day basis result in children or adults with developmental disabilities having increased opportunities to be included in community life.