CASSA members who have exhibited exemplary leadership ability and who have enhanced school administration are eligible to receive this award which includes an honorary life membership in CASSA. Nominees are expected to have brought honor to themselves, their colleagues, and their profession; given exemplary service to their provincial or national professional association; made significant contributions to the field of education through their service, writings or other activities; and who therefore serves as a role model and teacher to others and have 5 years of membership in CASSA.


To download the Nomination Forms (Employer & Nominee) CLICK HERE.



2017 Awards


Ken Bain presents Barry Wowk with lifetime award Dr. John Malloy accepts the EXL Award

2017 Honorary Life Member Award

Executive Director Ken Bain with Honorary Life Member Award recipient, Barry Wowk


2017 EXL Award Winner

Dr. John Malloy accepts the EXL Award for Leadership

sponsored by XEROX Canada


2017 EXL Nominees

2017 EXL Award Nominees

Left to right

Tim Monds - Alberta, Carol Hefferman - Quebec,  John Malloy - Ontario, Randy Bridges - XEROX, Simone Rose-Oliver - Ontario,

Kristen Keating - XEROX, Ken Bain, Executive Director, Anne O’Brien, President








XEROX Canada EXL Award Recipients



EXL Recipient Affiliate
2017 Dr. John Malloy OPSOA
2016 Joan Carr CASS
2015 John Crocco OCSOA
2014 Brent Kaulback NWTSA
2013 Kim Jenkins CASS
2012 Robert Mills AAESQ
2011 Linda Fabi
Curtis Brown
2010 John Mackle OCSOA
2009 Johanne Messner OPSOA
2008 Geoff Williams OPSOA
2007 Carol Gray AAESQ
2006 Ron Canuel AAESQ
2005 Edie Wilde MASS
2004 Ed Wittchen CASS
2003 Roy Seidler MASS
2002 John Darroch CASS