Ken O’Connor is an educational consultant. He was formerly the curriculum coordinator with the Toronto District School Board. His responsibilities included student assessment and evaluation and geography. O’Connor’s teaching background includes over twenty years experience from grade 7 to grade 12 in six different schools in Toronto, Canada and Melbourne, Australia.
Having presented many assessment workshops in the USA, Canada and internationally over the last fifteen years, O’Connor has become a highly sought after expert on communicating student achievement. He is the author of three books on this aspect of education – A Repair Kit for Grading: 15 Fixes for Broken Grades. Second Edition. Pearson/ATI. Boston, MA, 2011, How to Grade for Learning. Third Edition, Corwin, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2009 and Essentials for Principals: A School Leader’s Guide to Grading. Solution Tree, Bloomington, IN, 2013.