Damian Cooper

is an independent education consultant who is much in demand as a speaker in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. He is a frequent speaker at major conferences, including Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and Solution Tree events. His current work focuses on helping teachers and administrators to connect curriculum, instruction, and assessment. He has served as assessment consultant to the School Divison of Nelson Education where he worked on the development of assessment principles and strategies for a wide variety of K-12 resources.

Before becoming an educational consultant and speaker, Damian was a special education, English, and drama teacher, and a curriculum developer at both district and provincial levels. He was coordinator of Assessment and Evaluation for the Halton District School Board in Burlington, Ontario. Damian has worked under contract to the Ontario Ministry of Education and the Assessment Training Consortium on a variety of projects.