Charmain Brown

Title & Contact Info

Adjunct Professor of Education

 Email: cbrown [at]
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2226
 Department: Education

Academic Credentials

MEd, York University, 1999
BEd, York University, 1995
BA, York University, 1990


Charmain Brown is a dedicated educator with over twenty years of teaching and leadership experience with the York Region District School Board. She has an extensive background in curriculum, instruction, equity and inclusion. Charmain has written numerous publications and resources focused on various equity issues including the book Possibilities: Addressing Poverty in Elementary Schools and the e-texts Black Canadian Women:  A Legacy of Strength and 365:  Black Canadian Curriculum.  She has contributed to various initiatives by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario and the Ontario College of Teachers including the development and facilitation of AQ courses.  Charmain has shown leadership as a Curriculum Consultant, Coordinator and Instructor with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (OISE/UT), and Course Director and Practicum Facilitator for York University in their Bachelor of Education programs along with being an experienced Tribes Trainer.

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