Cadmus Teaching Chair
The purpose of the Cadmus Trades Teaching Chair award is to foster faculty excellence in trades teaching and to provide an instructor with the opportunity to develop a project, idea or concept to enhance his/her trade.
The award provides the recipient with:
- $2,500 for items such as tools, equipment and personal computers,
- Up to $17,500 to fund professional development activities, promote the trades, mentor other instructors, and complete project work that will enhance program quality,
- An off-load of up to four months to work on his/her project.
Lignum Vitae: The Tree of Life is a gallery showing designed to expose SAIT students and the broader community to the cabinetmaking and studio furniture industry and some of the highest calibre woodworkers in North America. The first of its kind in Western Canada, the show allows Calgarians to experience and purchase a showcase of fine woodworking.
Testimonials from Previous Winners
- Jack Firth, School of Manufacturing and Automation - 2005/06
- Tom Batchelor, School of Transportation - 2006/07
- Georg Windisch, School of Hospitality and Tourism - 2007/08
- Darwin Schatz, School of Transportation - 2008/09
- Randy Croft, School of Construction - 2009/10
- Andrew Hewson, School of Hospitality and Tourism - 2010/11
- Derrick MacAskill, School of Construction - 2011/12
- Dan Weinert, School of Construction - 2012/13
- Todd Green, School of Transportation - 2013/14
- Adam Medrek, School of Manufacturing and Automation - 2014/15