Tag Archives: Administration Planning and Social Policy

Richard Hopper

Harvard EdCast: The Maine Man on Campus

By Matt Weber 07/31/2013 11:13 am | 2 Comments

Richard Hopper, Ed.M.’97, C.A.S.’00, Ed.D.’04, former World Bank education specialist, assumed his role as president of Kennebec Valley Community College in Maine last spring. Recently, he returned to the Ed School to participate in PPE’s Harvard Seminar for New Presidents. Read More…

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From HGSE to Finland

By Wunderkind Life Finland Team 04/24/2012 02:53 pm | 1 Comment

A group of six HGSE students spent spring break in Helsinki, Finland with the mission to experience firsthand the daily lives of the people behind the highly successful Finnish education system. Read More…


A to B: Kevin Boehm is Back

By Kevin Boehm, Ed.M.'07 01/18/2012 04:38 pm | 1 Comment

Kevin Boehm, Ed.M.’07, shares how he came to work in education. Read More…

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Dare to Dream: William Trueheart

By 01/18/2012 01:09 pm | Add a Comment

Soon after William Trueheart, Ed.D.’79, finished his undergraduate degree, he had dreams of being a businessman. But when he met a high school teacher who asked him to mentor some low-income students of color in Connecticut, his future aspirations changed. Read More…

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Marc Johnson

Presidential Aspirations: Marc Johnson

By Jill Anderson 07/14/2011 03:53 pm | 7 Comments

While a student at Morehouse College, Ed.D. Candidate Marc Johnson, Ed.M.’99, realized that one day he wanted to be a college president. Read More…

Don Heller

Alum Named Dean of MSU College of Education

By 06/20/2011 02:16 pm | Add a Comment

Donald Heller, Ed.D.’92, Ed.D.’97, a noted scholar and an expert on higher education, will serve as the new dean of the College of Education at Michigan State University. Read More…

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Closing Time

By Laura Pappano 05/16/2011 03:51 pm | Add a Comment

The reality is, school districts close schools for many reasons: tight budgets, low performance, underenrollment. Once the decision is made, the question becomes: How do you do it right? Read More…

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Jen Holleran

One on One: Jen Holleran

By Marin Jorgensen 05/10/2011 04:00 pm | Add a Comment

Last fall Jen Holleran, Ed.M.’95, was tapped by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to head Startup: Education, a nonprofit established to aid the public schools of Newark, N.J., a system in dire need of reform. Read More…

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Tamara Michel

The Impossible Dream: Tamara Michel

By Marin Jorgensen 05/10/2011 03:32 pm | Add a Comment

Her goal is simple: to help underserved students become successful in school and college. Yet, to Tamara Michel, Ed.M.’93, reaching that goal can sometimes feel daunting. Read More…

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Steven Kirby

One on One: Steven Kirby

By Marin Jorgensen 01/21/2011 04:51 pm | 2 Comments

The hardships endured by Haitian children, particularly street children and orphans, have concerned Kirby since he arrived in 2009. And conditions have only worsened since the devastating earthquake of January 2010. Read More…

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