Building Momentum for Sustainable Changes in Education: Toronto District School Board
Sue Derby, Maureen McKenna, Karen Leckie, and Nancy Nightingale
Focus of the Appreciative Inquiry
Imagine Student Success: building momentum for sustainable changes in education
The Toronto District School Board is the fourth-largest school board in North America, with over 550 schools, 270,000 students, and 16,000 teachers. More than eighty languages are spoken in this educational system.
Sue Rowan, then system superintendent of leadership and development for TDSB was eager to explore the idea of “beginning to shift the conversation” in the system using Appreciative Inquiry. She just needed a place to start sowing the seeds of change. The ...