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Dr. Lyn Sharratt is a highly accomplished practitioner, researcher, author, and presenter. She graduated with a B.A. in social work from the University of Waterloo, a B.Ed. from the University of Western Ontario, an M.Ed. from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, and a doctorate from the University of Toronto. Lyn coordinates the doctoral internship program in the Leadership, Higher and Adult Education department at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. She has worked in four school districts across Ontario as a school superintendent, superintendent of curriculum and instruction, administrator, curriculum leader, and K–10 and Special Education teacher. Lyn has taught all elementary grades and secondary-aged students in inner-city and rural settings. She has analyzed and commented on public policy for a provincial trustee organization, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association; has taught preservice education at York University and master’s and doctoral students at University of Toronto and Nipissing University; and has led inservice professional development in a provincial teachers’ union head office. Lyn is a widely published researcher and author. Her books with Corwin include: CLARITY: What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading, Leading Collaborative Learning: Empowering Excellence, Good to Great to Innovate: Recalculating the Route to Career Readiness, K-12+and many more

Visit her at; Twitter @LynSharratt; and on LinkedIn where Lyn owns the “Educational Leadership” LinkedIn group made up of 69,000+ members. Search for Lyn’s “Good to Great to Innovate” video on There you will see her speaking in Ontario about the leadership it takes to achieve system and school improvement.