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HGSE alumni are changing the world through education. Through their work across all areas of the education sector, our alumni work to ensure that every child has the opportunity to fulfill his or her potential.




Here are just a few of the ways in which HGSE alumni shape the lives of learners through their teaching, leadership, policymaking, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and research. Please check back occasionally for new stories that illustrate how HGSE alumni are making a difference.

Scott Bustabad, Ed.M.'15Physics Teacher, Camden Public Schools (NJ)


Audrey Jackson, Ed.M.'14Elementary School Teacher, Boston Public Schools; 2016 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year


Joseph Davis, Ed.M.'00, Ed.D.'08Superintendent, Ferguson-Florissant Public Schools


Conrad Macalalad, Ed.M.'16 – Founder and CEO, CodingConnect


Justine Finn, Ed.M.'16Founder and President, Relation-Shift


Deborah Bial, Ed.M.'96, Ed.D.'04Founder and President, The Posse Foundation


Kari Croft, Ed.M.'15Founder and Principal, Da Vinci RISE High (Los Angeles); XQ Super School winner


Adam Seldow, Ed.M.'03, Ed.D.'10Head of Education Partnerships, Facebook


David Rease, Jr., Ed.L.D.'14 – Executive Director, Office of Systemic School Improvement, Prince George's County Public Schools


Susan StuebnerEd.M.'98, Ed.D.'03President, Colby-Sawyer College (NH)


James Kemple, E.d.M.'86, Ed.D.'89Research Professor and Executive Director, New York University; 2017 Alumni Council Award winner


Daniel Laurent, Ed.M.'96Head of School, Haiti


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