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Awards Program


The College of Alberta Dental Assistants administers an annual Awards Program to recognize the contributions our members make to the profession of dental assisting, the public, employers, the College and their colleagues.

The deadline for award nominations is May 1. Nominators are encouraged to include as much information as possible when submitting a nomination.

The following awards are available:

Honorary Membership

Honorary Lifetime membership honours those who have made an outstanding contribution to the College and/or advanced the profession of dental assisting through a substantial body of work and/or long-term, distinguished service that has significantly contributed to the advancement of the College or the profession of dental assisting. Individuals who have made a positive impact on the profession, whether or not they have been directly involved with the College, will be considered.

Award of Excellence

The Award of Excellence recognizes individuals who demonstrate excellence through an outstanding contribution or service in any or all of the following:

  • excellence in delivery of care
  • leader/mentor/preceptor within the profession
  • advancement of the profession
  • community involvement that has a positive impact on the oral health of Albertans

Horizon Award

The Horizon Award recognizes individuals who are recent (within 3 years preceding the nomination deadline) graduates and offer promise to the future of the profession by demonstrating either or both of the following:

  • excellence in delivery of care
  • community involvement that has a positive impact on the oral health of Albertans

Award Nomination Forms