Michael Saver has been an educator for 30 years, retiring in 2015 from the Ontario College of Teachers where he served as Accreditation Administrator. His professional experience includes designing and leading professional development programs for educators, pre-service and Additional Qualification teacher education, keynote and workshop presentations, classroom teaching and group facilitation in a variety of contexts. He has a background in understanding and honouring the principles of diversity in professional contexts.
Michael has sixteen years’ experience as a certified Courage to Teach & Lead/Circle of Trust facilitator with the Center for Courage and Renewal in Seattle, introducing the program to Canada and leading programs for educators across the province and in Australia. His recent articles on Relational Trust in Schools and Professional Collaboration in Education appear in the Fall 2016 CPCO Principal Connections, and ASCD Ontario’s Trillium October 2016 respectively.