Michael Fullan is Professor of Policy Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He received his BA and PhD in sociology from the University of Toronto. Fullan is acknowledged as the world’s leading expert on the educational change and reform process. His 1982 textbook The Meaning of Educational Change (now in its fourth edition, in press) is recognized as the basic text in the field. He has also made a significant and sustained contribution as a researcher and scholar to the reform of teacher education. Fullan was appointed in 2004 as Special Policy Adviser in Education to the Premier, and to the Minister of Education, Ontario.