Michael Fullan, Michael Fullan is the Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He is an international authority on educational change and reform and has participated in many partnerships to bring about educational improvements. He is a researcher, consultant, trainer and policy advisor for multiple educational reform projects. He is the author of "The Changes Forces" trilogy, "The New Meaning of Educational Change, Third Edition." In 1993, Fullan was awarded the Colonel Watson Award for Outstanding Leadership from the Ontario Association of Curriculum Development. He was also appointed Policy Implementation Advisor to the Ministry of Education and Training. From that position, he earned the "Contribution to Staff Development Award" from the National Staff Development Council in 1995.