Dr. Francine Morin is a leading authority in Canadian arts education. She is active teaching courses in arts education, research methods, and advises graduate students. Morin is the Director of Research and Publications for the Canadian Music Educators’ Association, founding board member of the Canadian Network for Arts and Learning, founding member and past-president of the Alliance for Arts Education in Manitoba, and past-president of the Manitoba Choral Association. As a key contributor to curriculum reform, Morin served as lead writer for both the K-8 Dance and 9-12 Dance Manitoba Curriculum Frameworks. She currently works in concert with leaders from a cultural institution and two school divisions to study the impacts of an El-Sistema-inspired after school orchestral program on children, families, and their communities. She collaborates with colleagues in a large urban school division on evaluation studies of innovative induction models for early service teachers. In a new study, Morin is undertaking a national study examining the impacts of the pandemic on singing in Canadian school music programs. She is on the editorial boards for the Canadian Journal of Action Research and the Alberta Journal of Educational Research.