A lifetime educator, Dr. Don Adams came to the YMCA of Greater Toronto in November 2009 as Head of School for The YMCA Academy. He brings to the Y his knowledge of the independent school environment in Canada and abroad, along with his management skills honed as Assistant Head of School at Appleby College in Oakville. Don specializes in teacher professional development and curriculum design.

Educating at the Y

Einstein once said “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” What does school look like when you take such a message to heart? I think it looks like The Academy.


Register to see Don speak on November 16th at the YMCA Academy – www.ioe2012.eventbrite.com

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