The Alberta SPCA Humane Teacher Award may be awarded annually to a teacher who:
- Consistently serves as a role model of responsible and compassionate caring for living creatures.
- Incorporates humane education principles that foster empathy and respect for all living things, in alignment with the Alberta SPCA’s position statements and core values and beliefs
- Inspires students to show compassion for animals, people and the environment
- Is a certified teacher in an Alberta school.