Ontario Education Conference
Educators Discuss How to Improve Student Learning


Dr. Steven Katz
Improving Schools in a Data-Rich World

Dr. Steven Katz is a director with the research and evaluation firm Aporia Consulting Ltd. and a permanent faculty member at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto in human development and applied psychology. He is an associate member of the School of Graduate Studies and is the coordinator of the Psychology of Learning and Development initial teacher education strand.

Dr. Katz has a doctorate in human development and applied psychology, with a specialization in applied cognitive science. His areas of expertise include cognition and learning, teacher education and the design of data-driven systems for organizational accountability, planning and improvement. He has received a Governor Generalís medal for excellence in his field and has been involved in research and evaluation, professional development and consulting with a host of educational organizations around the world.