Dr. Sheila Bennett

Dr. Sheila Bennett

Professional Education, Team co-Leader

Dr. Sheila Bennett (Professor; Brock University, Ontario) works in the area of policy and practical issues in the field. Through her research work, publications, and speaking engagements, she has collaborative relationships with universities, school boards, and community associations (e.g., Six Nations Aboriginal Community Consortium; Ontario Brain Injury Association) across Canada.

Sheila Bennett, is a Professor and former chair in the Teacher Education Department of the Faculty of Education. Professionally, Sheila has worked as a classroom and special education teacher, school board resource person and faculty member. She has been active in the field of special education for many years and has been involved in policy and practical issues in the field. Co-chair of the Special Education Transformation Document as well as co-author of Special Education in Ontario Schools, Sheila has dedicated her career to working with educators and students in her chosen field.

Research Interests

  • Inclusion
  • Aboriginal education
  • Special education policy
  • Acquired brain injury