Gregory Birkett, OCT, is an educator with the Toronto District School Board. He has ten years experience in the field of education. In addition to teaching, Greg is also a published author and accomplished poet who performs at many community events throughout the GTA. He also has experience as a freelance writer for the Toronto Star and as a curriculum writer and consultant for the Ontario Black History Society. Mr. Birkett was a finalist for the prestigious Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History and was also featured in SWAY magazine online for his innovative teaching style.