Dr. Bruce Beairsto
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Bruce Beairsto is an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University. He came to SFU from the Richmond School District where he worked first as a science teacher, then as Curriculum Coordinator, and ultimately as District Superintendent. Dr. Beairsto has been a keynote speaker at conferences across the world: Finland, New Zealand and China, as well as across Canada. In recent years he has served on the boards of Science World, The Critical Thinking Consortium, and the Canadian Education Association, as well as the on the editorial board of Education Canada. Dr. Beairsto’s work at CSELP is currently focussed on a symposium series designed to help district-based or school-based teams build capacity for constructive deliberation and informed decision-making around contentious issues.