Michael Fullan is the Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. An innovator and leader in teacher education, he has developed a number of partnerships designed to bring about major school improvement and educational reform. He participates as researcher, consultant, trainer, and policy advisor on a wide range of educational change projects with school systems, teachers' federations, research and development institutes, and government agencies in Canada and internationally. He has published widely on the topic of educational change. His most recent books are The New Meaning of Educational Change, 3rd Edition (Teachers College Press), and Leading in a Culture of Change (Jossey-Bass). He has also published Change Forces: The Sequel (Falmer Press), Change Forces: Probing the Depths of Educational Reform (Falmer Press), and the What’s Worth Fighting For series (Teachers College Press).
Fullan is currently leading the evaluation team conducting a four year assessment of the National Literacy and Numeracy Strategy in England. He is also conducting with colleagues training, research and evaluation of literacy initiatives in several school districts, including the Toronto School District Board, York Region, Peel and Edmonton Catholic School District.