Dr. David Mandzuk

Dr. David Mandzuk began his teaching career in 1979. He spent the first 20 years teaching in four elementary/middle years schools in Winnipeg during which time he was a classroom teacher, physical education teacher, collaborating teacher, faculty advisor, and head teacher. In 1999, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor and Middle Years stream leader and led the Middle Years and Weekend College programs until 2005. In 2003, he was appointed as the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs). In 2012, he became the Acting Dean and in 2013 he was appointed as the Dean of Education.

Dr. Mandzuk has co-authored two books with Dr. Shelley Hasinoff, the first with the National Middle School Association in 2010 entitled “Slices of Life: Managing Dilemmas in Middle Grades Teaching”. The second book, also with Shelley Hasinoff is entitled “Case Studies in Educational Foundations: Canadian Perspectives” published in 2015 by Oxford University Press. Currently, he and Dr. Hasinoff are working on a third book tentatively titled, “Relationship Mapping: Helping Educational Leaders Navigate Uncertainty” to be published by Brill Publishers in 2018. Dr. Mandzuk has also published widely in a variety of national and international journals. He has been president of the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education (CAFE) from 2005-2010, is the Treasurer for the Association of Canadian Deans of Education (ACDE) and has just completed his term as Chair of the International Council of Education for Teaching (ICET).

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