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Professor Carol Campbell wins public education advocacy award

July 16, 2021

By Perry King



During its annual general meeting on July 15, the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF/FCE) celebrated the accomplishments Dr. Carol Campbell with their Public Education Advocacy Award.

This award recognizes dedicated, long-standing service, as well as major contributions to publicly funded education.

"I wish to give my sincere thanks to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association for nominating me, and to the Canadian Teachers' Federation board of directors for selecting me to be the recipient of the Public Education Advocacy Award," says Campbell, who is based in OISE's department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education.

Dr. Campbell, a renowned professor of Leadership and Educational Change, serves on several international education and advisory boards, including the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI).

Originally from Scotland, Dr. Campbell has held education, academic and government roles in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. In Canada, she previously held progressively senior government official roles in the Ontario Ministry of Education.

"Dr. Campbell is making remarkable contributions to the teaching profession and public education in Canada," says Professor Normand Labrie, OISE's Interim Dean.

"On behalf of the OISE community, I would like to congratulate her on receiving such a prestigious award from the Canadian Teachers' Federation."

Dr. Campbell is humbled to receive the award.

"My work focuses on how to improve education systems and, in particular, the importance of investing in, developing, supporting, and valuing the people who work in education to benefit students' learning, equity, and well-being," says Campbell. 

"It is very special for me, therefore, to receive this recognition and award from the CTF and member organizations across Canada who represent the education profession and support staff."

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