Gerry Connelly

    Special Advisor,
    Education Policy

    Gerry Connelly is a Special Advisor on Education Policy for The Learning Partnership, Adjunct professor at York University, and Co- Director of the Canadian Sustainability and Education Academy.
    She is the former Director of Education of the Toronto District School Board and Director of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch in the Ontario Ministry of Education.
    Gerry’s career includes teaching and administration in both rural and urban environments in Alberta, the Northwest Territories, the United States and Ontario, at both the secondary and post-secondary levels.  She has also worked in South Africa, China and Estonia providing advice on inclusive schools, teaching and learning, curriculum development and second language learning.
    Gerry is the recipient of many awards and is active on  the Board of Directors of many organizations including, the Children’s Aid Society, Humber College, Free the Children, Science Teachers’ Association, and Learning for a Sustainable Future.