Bob Barton, Notes Of Distinction

In recognition for his work in drama education, he was made a life member of the Council of Drama in Education, Ontario '81. For his contribution to Arts Education in Ontario schools he was awarded the Fabian Lemieux Award '89; and for his work in literacy he received the Ginn Reading Award '85 and the Jennie Mitchell Celebrate Literacy Award '90 (with David Booth). In July 2000 he became the first recipient of the National Symposium on Arts Education Award for innovation and advocacy in Arts Education in recognition of his contribution both as an artist and an educator. In 2002 he was presented with a lifetime achievement award from the Royal Conservatory of Music. In June 2007 he was presented with an Award of Excellence in Continuing Education by OISE - University of Toronto.