Dr. Steve Sider

Dr. Steve Sider

Dr. Steve Sider is Associate Dean and Professor in the Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is the director of the Centre for Leading Research in Education, a university-wide research centre at Laurier. Prior to his work at Laurier, he was an elementary and secondary school teacher and administrator.


Dr. Sider focuses on educational leadership and developing caring, inclusive school cultures, spanning diverse geo-political contexts such as Canada, Haiti, Ghana, St. Lucia, Mauritius, and Egypt. He holds multiple national research grants with a focus on school leadership and inclusive education.

Research website: www.leadtoinclude.org
Twitter: @drstevesider 

Research Interests

  • School leadership
  • Inclusive education
  • Comparative and international education