Featured Presenters in Canada
You can rely on our experts. These Solution Tree associates are our most popular presenters in Canadian schools and districts. They are ready to help your educational community meet its unique challenges with strategies and insights from their own experiences as educators.
- Karen Gazith
Karen Gazith, PhD, is dean of academics at a K–11 school in Montreal, Quebec, and a faculty lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. Dr. Gazith holds a strong belief that teachers play a critical role in the success of their students, and she has presented worldwide on topics related to developing key competencies in leadership, inclusive education, evidence-based practices, and assessment and instruction.
- Karen Power
Karen Power is an educational presenter and a former teacher, principal, superintendent, and senior advisor for professional learning and leadership. Karen has implemented the PLC process both as a principal and as a superintendent, and for several years, she has supported collaborative work in schools to meet the needs of students.
- Paul C. Farmer
Paul C. Farmer is an experienced practitioner who started in education as a career and technical education (CTE) teacher. He has held multiple leadership roles, including department chair, teacher specialist in career and technology education, assistant principal, principal, and project director of instructional technology integration.
- Dennis King
Dennis King, EdD, has focused on school improvement throughout his career, first as a practicing school administrator and now as an educational presenter. His 28 years in education include teaching in an alternative school, an urban high school, and two suburban school districts where he also served as a district administrator.
- Katie White
Katie White is a coordinator of learning for the North East School Division in Saskatchewan, Canada. Katie has been an integral part of her school division’s multiyear journey through educational reform, including a response to renewed curricula that resulted in a standards (outcomes)-based approach to assessment, learning, and reporting.
- Greg Kushnir
Greg Kushnir is a full-time educational consultant working with schools and districts to develop Professional Learning Communities. An educator for more than 30 years, he is a former high school and middle school teacher, middle school assistant principal, and K–6 principal.
- Anthony R. Reibel
Anthony Reibel hails from Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Illinois and is the current assistant principal for teaching and learning. Anthony is also coauthor of several books: Proficiency-Based Assessment, Proficiency-Based Instruction, Proficiency-Based Grading in the Content Areas, and Pathways to Proficiency which explore the relationship between proficiency, pedagogy, and evidence-based grading.