Lyn Sharratt is the senior advisor of system and school improvement for the York Region District School Board. Prior to this present position, Sharratt was superintendent of curriculum and instructional services in the York Region District School Board, north of Toronto, Canada. She has taught in 3 other school districts as well as having been an administrator/associate professor at York University's preservice program; executive assistant of professional development with the Federation of Women Teachersï¿½ Association of Ontario; and director of curriculum at the Ontario Public Schools Boardsï¿½ Association, working with elected trustees across the province of Ontario. She has written many articles and presented internationally on such topics as districtwide reform; increasing studentsï¿½ literacy achievement; aligned system and school improvement; assessment that drives classroom instruction; technology implementation, change, and the importance of leadership development in increasing student achievement. She is an associate at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, where she received her doctorate in 1996.
Consulting Description Consulting Description: Leadership nbsp; An innovative thinker who is sought-after by institutions, publishers, and international think-tanks, Michael Fullan is special advisor on education to Dalton McGuinty, the premier of Ontario. He formerly served as dean and professor emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.nbsp;He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and from Nipissing University in Canada.nbsp;Fullan served as dean of the faculty of education at the University of Toronto from 1988 to 2003, leading two major organizational transformations, including a merger of two large schools of education. He is currently working as adviser and consultant on several major education reform initiatives around the world.nbsp;He bases his work on research and practice on both the public and private sectors, finding an increasing convergence in this literature. He has written several bestsellers on leadership and change that have been translated into several languages. Four of his books have won book of the year awards, and his publications have been translated into several languages. Now, Michael Fullan is offering his experience to you in an eStudy opportunity! Visit http://www.corwin.com/learning/estudy/fullan.html for more information.