Michael Fullan, OC is Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. He was awarded the prestigious Order of Canada in December 2012. Recognized as a worldwide authority on educational reform, Michael is engaged in advising policymakers and local leaders around the world in helping to achieve the moral purpose of all children learning. His books have been published in many languages.
Michael Fullan served as Special Advisor to the Premier and Minister of Education in Ontario from 2003-2013. He holds Honorary Doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Nipissing University in Canada, the University of Leicester in England, and Duquesne University, United States. His book, Leading in a Culture of Change was awarded the 2002 Book of the Year Award by Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council), Breakthrough (with Peter Hill and Carmel Crévola) won the 2006 Book of the Year Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Turnaround Leadership in Higher Education (with Geoff Scott) won the Bellwether Book Award in 2009, and Change Wars (with Andy Hargreaves) was awarded the 2009 Book of the Year Award by Learning Forward. His latest books are: Change Leader, 2011; Putting the FACES on Data (with Lyn Sharratt), 2012; Professional Capital of Teachers (with Andy Hargreaves), 2012; Stratosphere (2013); Motion leadership in Action (2013); and Cultures Built to Last (with Rick DuFour), 2013.