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PUBLICATIONS

PUBLICATIONS / CONFERENCE LEADER / PRESENTER


 

*  2017 – Reviewer for American Education   Research Association (AERA),

*  2017, Presenter at the International Congress   for School Effectiveness and Improvement, ICSEI with Wikwemikong First Nation   in Ottawa, Canada

*  2016, present at learning Forward’s   International Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada with Manitoba Colleagues on   Collaborative Reviews,

*  Pedagogical Leadership, Intentional and   Visible School Administrators, 2015,

*  Leadership for 21st Century Schools, 2014 the Ontario   Principals’ Council Register spring 2014, Reprinted in the Queensland Principal,   Queensland, AU, 2014.

*  Leadership for 21st Century Schools,   2014 the Ontario Principals’ Council Register spring 2014

*  Collaborative School Reviews, Di Cecco &   Freedman, 2013,

*  Supporting pedagogical leadership: Building   communities of practice –submission for AERA, 2014,

*  School-based leadership, What does the   research say? What are the learnings?, Santiago, Chile, 2012

*  Implications for Principal Training, CSSE,   Waterloo, 2012

*  Outstanding Canadian Principals –implications   for leadership, International principals’ Conference, Toronto, 2011

*  Dancing at the Speed of Light, AERA, Denver,   2010

*  Canada’s Outstanding Principals, CSSE, 2009

*  Canada’s Outstanding Principals, Canadian   Association of Principals’ conference, 2009

*  Canada’s Outstanding Principals –spring 2009,   Canadian Association of Principals’ Journal

*  Gender and Leadership: Implications for   Improvement. Presented at the   Annual Meeting of AERA, New York, 2008

*  Looking for leadership. Presented at the Annual Meeting of AERA,   Chicago, 2007.

*  Passive Modeling. A joint article with Dr. G. Biederman proposed for   publication in JEIBI. January 2007.

*  Women of Power. A Paper presented for Annual Meeting of the Canadian   Society for Studies in Education (CSSE) at York University, may 2006.

*  Women   and Leadership. A Paper   presented at AERA, Montreal, 2005.

*  Closing   the Achievement Gap: member   of an international panel discussion, AERA, Montreal, 2005

*  4   Women of Power – Paper   presented at Conference for Global Connections, Melbourne Australia, 2004

*  Principal   Training: Instructional Leadership – A paper presented for AARE in Melbourne Australia,   2004

*  Classroom   Walkthroughs: Increasing Principal Visibility:   Research Report for Ontario Principals’ Association, 2004. 

*  Why Boys, Why Now? A paper presented at AERA in Chicago, 2003 (Freedman).

*  Principal Visibility, Classroom Walkthroughs   and Instructional Leadership   – paper presented at the International Conference on School Effectiveness and   Improvement, Sydney, 2003. (Freedman, Lafleur).

*  Principals as   Instructional Leaders – paper presented at AERA,   New Orleans, 2002, (Freedman, Lafleur).

*  Developing a School-Based Injury Prevention Program with   a Teacher-Based Curriculum Writing Team – 6th World Conference   on Injury Prevention, Montreal May 2002. (Freedman, Patterson, Mansfield).

*  Meeting Injury Prevention   Curricular Expectations: The Canadian Experience - 6th World Conference on Injury   Prevention, Montreal May 2002. (Cusimano, Rodriguez, Freedman, Patterson,   Mansfield, Ullrich). 

*  Walking the Talk of   Teacher Supervision - Ontario Principals Council,   June 2001

*  The Assessment and   Training Consortium: One Way of Making Sense of Accountability In Women’s Voices, Transitions in   Education: A Turbulent Passage, , WEAO.1997

*  The Transportation and Communication Chapter in Canada: A New   Direction,
  Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1990

Review submissions for University of Calgary Journal   of Education (2004),

Review submissions for papers for AARE (2004, 2012, nd   2013).

 

CONFERENCE   LEADER/PRESENTER

 

*  (2018), OPC, On community and   Elder engagement with Garden River FN,

*  (2017), ICSEI, Ottawa,   Monitoring for Learning & Support from an On-reserve Perspective, with   Wikwemikong Board of Education

*  (2016), Learning Forward   Annual Conference, December, Vancouver, M. Borgfjord (Manitoba),   Collaborative School Reviews

*  (2016), American Education Research   Association (AERA), 2016, Washington DC, Global Collaborative Partnerships

*  (2015) – Learning Forward   Annual Conference, December with Karen Grose on 21st Century Leadership

*  (2015), Quest Conference,   Increasing Student Voice, York Region DSB

*  (2014-2017) –Norway –   Instructional Leadership

*  (2014), Wikwemikong Board of   Education Conference (October)

*  (2014, 2015, 2016), Dominican   Republic, Pedagogical Leadership

*  (2013, 2014, 2015), Chile,   Pedagogical leadership

*  (2012) CSSE – Developing   Quality Professional Learning for Exemplary Principals

*  (2011) NOEL –Equity and   Inclusive Education

*  (2011) Qualities of   Outstanding Principal –International Principals’ Conference (Toronto)

*  (2011) Principal and   Superintendent Relationships - CSSE

*  (2010) AERA – Superintendent   Visibility in Schools

*  (2010) Canadian Association   of Principals – Principal Leadership

*  (2009) – AERA – Canada’s   Outstanding Principals

*  (2007) Welcome to   Kindergarten (Gender and Literacy)

*  (2007) Ontario Students’ At   Risk Association (Gender)

* (2007) American Educational   Research Association - Instructional   Leadership – Chicago

* (2006) Ontario-wide Coaching   Institute for Teachers

* (2006) Keynote Speaker for   NOEL – Northern Ontario Educational Leaders on Literacy and Gender

*  (2006) School Improvement,   Northern Educational Authorities

*  (2006) International   Conference on School Improvement and Effectiveness – Ft. Lauderdale, Literacy   Walks,

*  (2005) Selkirk Manitoba,   Principal Training

*  (2005) Boys, Literacy,   Achievement: A symposium for 500 Ontario educators

*  (2005) District 6, New   Brunswick, Principal Training

*  (2004) Australian Association   Research in Educators (AARE) Instructional Leadership*   (2004) Halifax Regional   School Board, Leadership Training

*  (2004) District 2, New   Brunswick, Principal Training

*  (2004) New Brunswick   Association of Superintendents Gendered Responses to Learning

*  (2003) American Psychological   Association (APA) Learning in a Different Way, Toronto, Ontario

* (2003) International   Conference on School Improvement and Effectiveness, Sydney Australia

* (2002) American Educational   Research Association - Instructional   Leadership – New Orleans

* (2002) Education   Accountability and Performance Improvement – School Improvement - Ottawa

* (2002) Bertelsmann Foundation   to German Ministries of Education - – System Improvement - Germany 

* (2001-2002) Workshop   presenter on instructional leadership and system accountability to school   districts such as Simcoe, Avon Maitland, Bluewater, Greenstone Superior, York   Catholic, Ottawa Carleton French-First-Language 

* (2001) International   Conference on School Improvement and Effectiveness – Boys and Achievement 

* (2001-2002)Ontario   Principals Council          

 *(2002)Western Regional   Office, Gender and Technology, London, Ontario.

* (1999-2002) Ministry of   Education’s Literacy and Accountability Forums 

* 1999-2002) Faculty of   Education, University of Toronto

* ( 1995-2002) Faculty of   Education, York University

* (1998-2001) Faculty of   Education, Queen’s University

* (1994-2002) Ontario Public   Supervisory Officers Association

* (1996, 1999) IBM’s Teaching   and Learning with Technology, Palisades, New York

* (1999) NCS Learn, Innovations   in Technology

* (1999) Canadian Association   of School Administrators, Ottawa, Ontario

* (1999) Women in Educational   Administration, Conference Organizer

 

EDUCATION

 

* (1971)   BA Honours, University of Toronto, 

* (1972)   B.Ed. (Honours Specialist), FEUT, 

* (1974)   Master of Arts (Chinese History), University of Toronto,

* (1984)   Masters in the Art of Teaching (Geography), University of Toronto, 

* (1989)   Principals’ Course, York University, 

* (1992)   Supervisory Officers’ Qualification, 

* (1995)   American Association of School Administrators Curriculum Management Audit   Training Program,

* (1996)   University of Windsor’s Law School, Mediation Certificate, 

* (1996)   Negotiating for Success, University of Toronto’s Center for Management   Studies, 

* (2007)   Doctorate in Educational Administration, OISE/University of Toronto. 

 

COMMUNITY

 

* Strategic   Visioning, Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (CHAT), 2014-2015

* Past-President   of PDK U-T Chapter, 2013-2015 ongoing involvement in the Chapter as member of   the executive

* Former   Board Member for Scientists in School, 2010 - ongoing

* Board   Member for Teaching Mentors Abroad (Design and deliver summer workshops for system   leaders and Ministry, 2016, For principals working in vulnerable communities in   Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic & Haiti, 2015), 2011- ongoing

* Former   Board Member for License2Learn (student to student tutoring), 2011-2014

* Board   of Essential Tremor Support Group – Toronto, ongoing