Dr. Avis Glaze is a recognized international leader in education. She served as Ontario’s Education Commissioner and Senior Adviser to the Ontario Minister of Education. Currently, she is President of Edu-quest International Inc. offering a wide range of educational services and speaking engagements across the globe. Her most recent appointment was as Adviser to the Minister of Education in New Zealand on national standards. A few weeks ago, she launched, along with Mattingley and Levin, a book entitled Breaking Barriers: Excellent and Equity for All, published by Pearson Canada.