Evan Saperstein is a postdoctoral fellow in the citizenship education and history teaching research lab at the University of Montreal. He also has served as an adjunct professor and a high school Social Studies teacher.
Alexandre Cavalcante, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at OISE, University of Toronto, who has worked in the field of mathematics and science teacher education with many international partners for over a decade. His research is centred around how mathematics education can respond to the demands of a society in transition; research interests include financial literacy and numeracy, ethnomathematics, critical mathematics education, informal numeracy practices, entrepreneurship, and citizenship. twitter.com/mathematizen
Dwayne Donald, PhD, is a descendent of the amiskwaciwiyiniwak (Beaver Hills people) and works as a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. He is Canada Research Chair in Reimagining Teacher Education with Indigenous Wisdom Traditions, and his work focuses on ways in which Indigenous wisdom traditions can expand and enhance understandings of curriculum and pedagogy.
Kelsey Lewis is a PhD student in the Educational Leadership and Policy program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. She also serves as a site visitor, workshop leader, and consultant for the International Baccalaureate and has worked both internationally and in Ontario as a teacher, curriculum director, and elementary principal.
Shyen Owen (OCT, B.Ed.) is a teacher in the Waterloo Region District School Board.
Tamara Bolotenko (OCT, MT) is Vice-Principal of Citizenship for Grade 6 and 7 at TFS –Canada’s International School. She has taught, learned and lived in Ukraine, the U.A.E., New Zealand, and Kazakhstan.
Crystena Parker-Shandal (OCT, PhD) is an Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo. She is the co-editor of Finding Refuge in Canada: Narratives of dislocation and co-founder of the Refugee Storybank of Canada. www.drparkershandal.com
Christine Corso is a former public school teacher and current PhD candidate at OISE/University of Toronto. She is a Canada Graduate Scholar studying the impacts of COVID-19 on student motivation and engagement.
Claire Crooks is the Director of the Centre for School Mental Health and Professor in Education at Western University. She is a registered psychologist and researches effective, feasible approaches to preventing violence and promoting mental well-being among youth.
Kevin Lamoureux is a faculty member at the University of Winnipeg, an award-winning scholar, and a well-known public speaker. He has served as Associate Vice President for the University of Winnipeg, Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and Scholar in Residence for several school divisions, and has consulted for governments and organizations across Canada. Lamoureux is committed to reconciliation and contributing to an even better Canada for all children to grow up in.
Kristina R. Llewellyn, PhD, OCT is Full Professor of Social Development Studies at Renison University College, University of Waterloo. An award-winning author, Llewellyn researches and teaches in the field of equity and education, with a focus on restorative justice, feminist theory, and history education.
Rasha Qaisi is a PhD student in Educational Studies focusing on social/cultural/political contexts of education. Rasha has been working on The Multiliteracies Project as a graduate research assistant for two years, and her research interests include multiliteracies, adult education, critical literacy, and social justice education.
Susan M. Holloway, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Windsor. She is the Principal Investigator on a current SSHRC Insight grant, and her research interests include multiliteracies, second language acquisition theory, content area literacy, adult education, and critical and feminist theory.
Tracy Vaillancourt is Full Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in School-Based Mental Health and Violence Prevention at the University of Ottawa. She is also the chair of the Royal Society of Canada’s working group on Children and Schools.
Lauren McNamara is a Research Scientist at the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University. Her work is focused on the dynamic role of children’s school-based relationships, particularly the ways in which they influence inclusion, equity, well-being, and school engagement. She is an Ashoka Fellow, an executive of the Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition, and a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s working group on Children and Schools.
Joe Barrett, EdD, is an Associate Professor at Brock University. His research and service duties are oriented around school health policy and health and physical education pedagogy.
Jeff Fitton is a passionate teacher who believes in the infinite capacity of his students and seeks to create innovative educational experiences. He is also a loving father and husband who enjoys reading, the outdoors, and volunteering.
Katie Attwell is an enthusiastic educator to English learners, and is currently a Department Head and teacher with the Halton District School Board. She is also the co-host of The EduGals podcast: a podcast dedicated to helping support educators as they navigate technology in the classroom.