Currently, Dennis Shirley is Professor of Education in Lynch School of education in Boston College. Dennis has dedicated his life to the improvement of education. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Educational Change, a resource for leaders of change in the school. He is an itinerant educator. Dennis has made investigations and workshops on professional development directed to educators in the five continents and his work has been translated to many languages. Currently he is working on a new book titled “New imperatives of educational change: Achievement with integrity.”

Dennis has worked with educators from around the world to help to clarify their problems, to identify promising strategies, and to implement and evaluate changes. He combines well cutting-edge research with the proximity to teachers responsible for teaching young people in the daily work. Therefore, he is highly valued by his respect for teachers and their commitment to students and their learning.
The professor will provide us with a realistic vision of how we might consider an educational project that might give a significant response to the great challenges of the person and the world of today without losing the Calasanctian and Catholic identity.

To inspire in order to educate.