Mark Joel has served as the Durham District School Board Superintendent of Education/Operations/Transportation and
Leadership Development. He marked the end of his career with the Board at the end of August 2014, after 35 years in public
education. This award has been established in his honour to provide a $500 scholarship to a student expressing a desire to
pursue studies in education.
Applications must be submitted by the last Thursday in March to the selection committee, through the Chair of the
Activating Success Awards Committee, Tracey Grose at
A. Personal Information
B. Leadership roles within your school
Supervising Staff Member
C. Community Service
Organization and/or Location
D. References (please provide one reference, i.e. teacher / parent / community member, etc.)
Phone Contact AM
Phone Contact PM
Print Form
Submit by Email
E. Please write a two paragraph statement about your intention to pursue studies in education and how you plan to
make a difference as a teacher for your students.
With all application submissions, please include a paper or scanned copy of your most recent report card or transcript
and send to:
Tracey Grose Chair Activating Student Success Committee
Durham Black Educators Network
400 Taunton Road East
Whitby, Ontario
L1R 2K6
905-666-5500 ext. 5342