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Luther Brown is an experienced educator who served both in Jamaica and here in Canada. In Jamaica he taught at several schools and was an Education Officer with the Ministry of Education. Luther retired as Principal of The Africentric Alternative School (AAS) in Toronto. He served the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) in various capacities for over 30 years. He was a teacher, a vice-principal, and a principal of both middle and elementary schools.
As a principal, Luther has led schools in changing their achievement
trajectory, improving community relations, mentoring education workers, and helping develop students as leaders.
Luther who is trained in the Alternative Dispute Resolution served as Chair of the Toronto School Administrators Association (TSAA). The TSAA is the local professional organization that negotiates Terms and Conditions of Employment for Principals and Vice-Principals in support of the production of equitable schooling outcomes for students within the TDSB.
Luther believes ongoing professional learning is an effective way to inform perspective and impact practice. He has created and successfully delivered professional learning at the OPC Odyssey and at TSAA Conferences, the ONABSE Conference - at OCAD University in Toronto, and the Afrocentrisim Conference 2019 at the University British Columbia.
Luther’s academic and professional work has consistently focused on educational leadership to produce equitable schooling outcomes for minoritized students. He earned his PhD and M.Ed from OISE, University of Toronto. and his B.Sc. from the University of Wisconsin. His doctoral work is focused on changing schooling production systems and structures to produce equitable schooling outcome for Black students.
Luther was the producer and host of the programme Caribbean Crucible which aired on the former CHRY 105.5 FM, Community Radio for over 25 years. He is the recipient of several awards for community service.
2. The Register. Equitable Schooling Outcomes: https://www.principals.ca/en/resources/Register/OPC-Winter-2024-Final.pdf
4. Not Just Words. A compilation of Poems and Photographs on Apple Books
Or Not Just Words. A compilation of Poems and Photographs on Amazon Kindle
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