Publications 2017-07-24T15:20:58+00:00


  1. Access:  One School District’s Response to Expelled Students
    By Dr. Avis Glaze … Education Canada Vol. 40 (4) Canadian Education Association
  2. Glaze, Avis (2012). Making a difference; Reflections of a Results-Oriented Jamaican Canadian Educator. Carl E. James and Andrea Davis, Editors, Fernwood Publishing, Manitoba.
  3. Mattingley, Ruth and Glaze, Avis (2012) Literacy Unlocks Doors… Literacy Liberates! Reading Forum, Official Journal of the New Zealand Reading Association (Inc.) Vol 27, No 1.
  4. Breaking Barriers: Excellence and Equity for All (2011). Avis Glaze, Ruth Mattingly, Ben Levin. Pearson Canada, Toronto
  5. Character Development: Education at its Best. ASCD Manitoba Journal Reflections, Volume 11, Summer 2011
  6. The Avis Glaze Letters to Educators

    Titles include:

    Letter No. 1 … I am a teacher!
    Letter No. 2 … My Image of the Principal.
    Letter No. 3 … Transforming Ontario Education – A Strategy that Works (Part 1)
    Letter No. 4 … Diversity: A Reality in Schools and Society (Part 1)
    Letter No. 5 … Diversity: A Reality in Schools and Society (Part 2)
    Letter No. 6 … Building Upon the Legacy
    Letter No. 7 … Transforming Ontario Education: Improving Secondary Schools (Part 2)
    Letter No. 8 … Character Development: Education at its Best
    Letter No. 9… Career Development: Preparation for Life
    Letter No. 10… In Praise of Kindergarten Teachers

  7. Levin, Ben; Glaze, Avis; Fullan, Michael. Results Without Rancour or Ranking: Ontario’s Success Story. Phi Delta Kappa, December 2008.
  8. Glaze, Avis, (2007). Finding Common Ground: Character Development in Ontario Schools, K-12. The Register, The Journal for Ontario’s Principals and Vice-Principals, Vol.9 No. 1, Spring, 2007.
  9. Levin, Ben and Glaze, Avis (2007). Large Scale Sustainable Improvement Proves Possible in Ontario. Reading Today, International Reading Association. Vol.24, No. 4, February/March 2007.
  10. Glaze, Avis, (2006) (with Carol Campbell and Michael Fullan) Unlocking Potential for Learning: Effective District-Wide Strategies to Raise Student Achievement in Literacy and Numeracy, September 2006.
  11. Glaze, Avis, (2007) (with Ben Levin and Michael Fullan). Sustaining Educational Change in Ontario. Changing Perspectives (Journal of the Ontario ASCD) 6-10.
  12. Glaze, Avis, (Multiple Lenses – publication in progress) Key Issues in the Education of Black Students: An Historical Perspective.
  13. Glaze, Avis, (2007) (with Barry Pervin and Denis Maika) Student Achievement: A Focus on Leadership. Principal Matters: Journal for Secondary School Leaders in Australia, (23-28).
  14. Co-editor of Raising Student Achievement. ORBIT, OISE/UT’s Magazine for Schools, Vol. 35, No 3, 2005.
  15. Co-editor of “ Can Schools Create Citizens? An Exploration of Character Education and Citizenship Education in Canadian, U.S. and U.K. Schools.” ORBIT, OISE/UT’s Magazine for Schools, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2003
  16. “Access: One School District’s Response to Expelled Students” Education Canada, Vol.40, No. 4, Winter 2001.
  17. “Teachers…Our Forgotten Heroes” (June 1999), Professionally Speaking, The Magazine of the Ontario College of Teachers.
  18. Co-editor with Ken Alexander. Towards Freedom: The African Canadian Experience. (1996) Umbrella Press, Toronto.
  19. “Who Is Accountable For Performance and Results?” In Women’s Voices, The Journal of Women in Educational Administration, Ontario, Volume 1, Number 3.
  20. “Toward 2000: The Challenge of Education.” (1995) A paper presented at the conference of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education, Ottawa.
  21. “The Role of Education in Preparing Society for Change.” (1995) A paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the Jamaican Computing Society, Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
  22. “Eight Educational Leadership Imperatives.” (1994), Innovations in Black Education in Canada, Vincent D’Oyley (Editor), Umbrella Press, Toronto.
  23. “Violence: Issues, Actions and Expectations.” (1994), In Women’s Voices, The Journal of Women in Educational Administration Ontario, Volume 1, Number 1.
  24. “Improving the Educational and Life Changes of African Canadian Youth: Insights from Ontario’s Royal Commission on Learning.” (1998), Revisioning: Canadian Perspectives on the Education of Africans in the late 20th Century, Vincent D’Oyley and Carl E. James (Editors). Captus Press Inc. Toronto.
  25. “Life Roles, Life Chances and Career Education: The Equity Imperative.” (1993), Education and Work, Stephen Lawton and David Corson (Editors). The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto.
  26. “Characteristics of Effective leaders: A New Perspective.” (1991), In Catholic Education: Transforming Our World: A Canadian Perspective, Institute for Catholic Education, Michael Higgins, Brian McGowan, Dennis Murphy, Larry Trafford, (Editors), Ottawa, Novalis.
  27. “Characteristics of Leaders.” (1989), Women in Educational Administration, Toronto.
  28. “New Programs in Career Education.” (1982). Reporter.
  29. “Integrating Career Development into Secondary Programs.” (1983), Reporter.
  30. “Ontario Girls’ Career Aspirations and Expectations.” (1980), Orbit, Vol.11, No.3.
  31. Numerous manuals, guidelines, policies and curriculum documents. In the school districts in which I have worked