Lyn Sharratt’s background includes cumulative experience as teacher, curriculum consultant, teacher-trainer, public education policy analyst, superintendent of schools, and superintendent of curriculum and instruction- the latter two roles in a district comprised of 200+ schools, 9000 teachers, and 130,000 students. Currently, Lyn is a Professor at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at University of Toronto (OISE/UT), Canada, where she coordinates the Ed.D. cohort in Theory and Policy Studies.
Lyn shares her experience and knowledge regarding whole-system reform, school improvement and classroom practice. With her leadership team, Lyn reconceptualised Professional Learning to increase all students’ achievement and led the district to become the highest performing school board in the province of Ontario.
As lead author, she has published 2 books with Michael Fullan: Realisation: The change imperative for deepening district-wide reform, Corwin 2009, and Putting FACES on the data: What great leaders do!, Corwin, 2012. Lyn has written and published many academic papers with Fullan and other colleagues, presented papers at international conferences, delivered keynote addresses, made presentations at district and state-level conferences, and consulted on whole-system reform and increasing all students’ achievement across Canada, in The United States of America, Australia, Chile, and England. Lyn’s latest books include: Good to great to innovate: Recalculating the route, K-12, Corwin, 2015, and Leading Collaborative learning: Empowering Excellence, Corwin, 2016.
Lyn will be speaking at the Learning and Teaching Symposium.