Katie Maxwell earned her EdD in Educational Leadership through Western University (2019) and a Master of International Education (School Leadership) from Charles Sturt University
(2015). Katie brings an international perspective to education in her role as a K–12 classroom teacher for 18 years, while working with students in a variety of schools in Australia, Japan, and Canada. More recently, she has dedicated the last seven years of her career to being a school principal in both urban and rural K–8 schools in Ontario. Katie is committed to developing the leadership and scholarship of adult learners in education. She has led additional qualification courses and graduate programs for teachers and principals with Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), the Ontario Principal’s Council, Queen’s University, and Western University. Katie’s research interests include global perspectives in education, teaching and learning, collective efficacy, principals as lead learners, equity-centered leadership, and change culture in schools.