Partner Research Schools
Werklund School of Education
Building research capacity throughout the system
Provide opportunities for classroom and pre-service teachers to work with universities on research
Develop teacher competencies and knowledge around research and use of data in applied context
Develop more jurisdictional sharing of research
For further detail see the Strategic Plan
The Partner Research Schools Conference 2017, planned jointly between College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) Zone 5, Alberta Education and the University of Calgary, will provide opportunities for dialogue and sharing regarding leading innovation through research - active inquiry and practice.
Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann is Anishinaabe (Saulteaux), former elementary and high school teacher and principal, now Associate Professor, Coordinator of the First Nations, Métis, Inuit undergraduate teacher education program, and Director of Indigenous Education Initiatives at the Werklund School of Education (WSE), University of Calgary.
Dr. Dennis Shirley is Professor of Education at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Dennis dedicates his life to the improvement of teaching and learning for students so that they may flourish wherever they may be. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Educational Change, an indispensable resource for change leaders at the school, state, or national levels. A peripatetic presenter, Dennis has conducted research and led professional development workshops for school leaders in 25 nations on 6 continents. His most recent book is entitled The New Imperatives of Educational Change: Achievement with Integrity.