Educator Avis Glaze has a wealth of experience around the world
Dr Avis Glaze, the leading Canadian educator who will be working to improve Bermudas schools, played a pivotal role in boosting student achievement in Toronto.
According to her website, she has been recognised in Canada and beyond for her work in leadership development, student achievement, school improvement and equity of outcomes for all students.
As Ontarios first Chief Student Achievement Officer and founding CEO of the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, she played a pivotal role in improving student achievement in Ontario schools.
Dr Glaze says it is her strong belief that all children can learn with the proper support and effective teaching and that poverty is not destiny.
She adds: The professional learning of those who work in schools must be a government priority, as it currently is in Ontario.
Dr. Glaze has completed two Master of Education programmes one in educational administration, a second in guidance and counselling, and a Doctorate in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
She also has training in alternative dispute resolution, advanced facilitation, and the assessment of emotional intelligence.
She has taught as a classroom teacher, special education teacher, guidance counsellor and secondary school administrator.
She has been a superintendent of schools and associate director of education in several districts, worked as a professor of education at the university level and has served as an education officer with the Ontario government.
Dr Glaze also has extensive in international education. She was chosen by the Canadian government to assist with educational reform in South Africa and represented Canada at the UNESCO conference on inclusive education in Riga, Latvia.
She has also worked with educators in Australia, England, Finland, Singapore, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, the Caribbean and many parts of the United States.
Useful website: www.avisglaze.ca.
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