OTTAWA….The President of the Canadian Teachers’
Federation (CTF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sherri Brown as
the federation’s new Director of Research and Professional Learning.
today, Dr. Brown will lead the CTF’s
research and professional learning activities designed to positively influence
decisions affecting the quality of publicly funded public education in
experience, education and skills in strategic and policy research make her the
ideal person for the position,” says CTF President H. Mark Ramsankar. “As a passionate
advocate for public education, equity, inclusion, and supporting teacher
activism and inquiry with research and evidence-based tools and resources, she
will certainly advance the federation’s goals in terms of supporting a strong
national teacher voice.”
Dr. Brown brings with her over 13 years of experience in
building and supporting quality, rigorous, and nationally and internationally
recognized social policy research, as well as in strategic advocacy and
Before joining CTF as a researcher and policy analyst in
September 2017, Dr. Brown was senior research analyst with the British Columbia
Teachers’ Federation. Prior to that, she worked at Simon Fraser University
as a lecturer and researcher with appointments in Departments of Labour Studies
and Political Science with teaching specializations in social policy, Canadian
labour markets, and history of disability policy and advocacy.
Dr. Brown holds a Ph.D. (Political Science) from McMaster
University, a Master of Arts
(M.A. Political Science) from the University of Calgary and
a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Political Science)
from Concordia University.
Founded in 1920, the Canadian
Teachers’ Federation is a non-profit organization and a national alliance of
provincial and territorial Member organizations that represent over 238,000
teachers across Canada.
Spokesperson:CTF President H. Mark Ramsankar
Contact:Director of Communications
Francine Filion, 613-688-4314 or ffili (@) ctf-fce.ca