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Mind the Gap: Interactions of Policy and Research | Aryeh Gitterman | TEDxYorkUSalon
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Added Aug 4, 2016
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Can the two worlds come together? And should they? Aryeh gives some clues and insights about the interface between the policy and research.

Aryeh Gitterman joined the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) in March 2007 as Assistant Deputy Minister of the Policy Development and Program Design Division. Aryeh is responsible for policies and programs for: Autism, Community-based mental health, Child protection, Special needs, Residential services, and Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Prior to joining MCYS, Aryeh was ADM of the Instruction and Leadership Development Division, and the Business and Finance Division, Ministry of Education. While at Education he was responsible for policies and programs for: Secondary school, Teacher quality Leadership development for principals, Safe schools, Ontario Education Number, Turnaround schools

During the 2015-16 academic year he was the Ontario Public Service Visiting Fellow at Ryerson University.

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