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Lyn D. Sharratt

Sharratt, Lyn

Lyn Sharratt is an experienced practitioner in system and school improvement who has worked at all educational levels. She consults with districts, administrators, and teachers internationally.

Areas of expertise
  • Systems Reform
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Data
  • Student Achievement
Certified in
  • Visible Learning


  • Putting Faces on the Data: This workshop shows how assessment, instruction, leadership and ownership combine to enable educators at every level to put faces to student data. Learn how to individualize support for each and every student!
  • Realization: The Change Imperatice for Deepening District-Wide Reform: District-wide performance improvement requires a focus on capacity building, empoweing colleagues throughout the organization to move change forward. This session provides participants with a step-by-step approach to implementing lasting, positive change across an entire disctrict. Participants will gain a wealth of school-specific strategies that support effective assessment and instructional practices to improve students' fundamental academic skills. You wil also learn best practices from real district-wide school improvement programs. Help your district advance from vision to action to realization of student achievement!

What People are Saying

“Lyn Sharratt combines scholarship, proven work in the trenches, and on top of it is a great trainer. She excels at making key concepts for improvement come alive. People not only leave her sessions pumped up, they actually put things into practice. They are inspired but they also learn powerful new ideas and strategies for success.”

- Michael Fullan, Professor Emeritus
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada

"The power of working with Dr. Lyn Sharratt is the credibility that she brings to the work of being an Instructional leader. Lyn's understanding and experience of whole system reform makes her a sought-after critical friend and presenter for systems seeking reform. Dr. Lyn Sharratt is an excellent teacher and presenter, with proven success in whole of system reform. Working with Lyn is an inspiration and privilege; she characterises every trait of an outstanding instructional leader of the 21st century. That is the power of working with Dr. Lyn Sharratt."

- Sue Walsh, Director of Curr Parramatta Diocese

"Dr. Lyn Sharratt is one of Canada’s outstanding educators and a much sought after presenter at major conferences internationally.  Her depth of knowledge about curriculum, instruction, assessment and evaluation practices is unmatched. She is an inveterate learner who keeps abreast of research and innovative practices in education.  She sets high standards for students, staff, school districts and herself.  More importantly, she knows how to build capacity to achieve district goals - a fact that has not been missed by the many jurisdictions that seek her advice and commitment to work with their teachers, principals and senior staff."

- Avis Glaze, Edu-quest International Inc.