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Kathy McCartney

Harvard EdCast: McCartney’s Big Year

By Matt Weber 04/23/2014 12:00 pm | Add a Comment

Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College and former dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, reflects on an exciting year involving a new job, book, and Twitter account. Read More…

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Leveling the Playing Field for Children

By 04/08/2014 10:28 am | Add a Comment

The Children’s Defense Fund has always maintained that children need comprehensive, integrated supports and services from birth through adulthood. How can America provide this given the existing fragmented education and health and human services system? Read More…

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Summer 2013 “Ed.” Magazine Is here!

By 06/05/2013 02:28 pm | Add a Comment

The latest edition of Harvard Graduate School of Education’s “Ed.” magazine is now available. Read More…


744 Receive Diplomas at HGSE Commencement

By Jill Anderson 05/30/2013 03:41 pm | Add a Comment

Commencement 2013 saw 744 graduates receive their degrees from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read More…

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Commencement 2013: Dean McCartney’s Remarks

By Kathleen McCartney 05/30/2013 02:44 pm | Add a Comment

At the HGSE Diploma Ceremony, Dean Kathleen McCartney delivered her final speech as dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read More…

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A Kathy Story

By Lory Hough 05/24/2013 03:18 pm | Add a Comment

As Dean Kathleen McCartney leaves to take over the presidency of Smith College this summer, a look at the many ways she has influenced the Ed School. (From “Ed.” magazine.) Read More…

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Harvard College Women’s Center Honors McCartney

By 05/01/2013 04:06 pm | Add a Comment

Dean Kathleen McCartney has been named the 2013 recipient of the Harvard College Women’s Professional Achievement Award, which honors a woman who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and distinguished herself in her profession, in public service, or in the arts. Read More…

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Dean McCartney on Parental Roles

By Kathleen McCartney 03/15/2013 09:34 am | Add a Comment

In a CNN.com commentary, Dean Kathleen McCartney discusses how parental roles — particularly the role of the mother — are a societal construct that needs to change. (Photo courtesy of Smith College.) Read More…


Women in Education Leadership

By Jill Anderson 03/06/2013 04:00 am | Add a Comment

Dean Kathleen McCartney and Senior Lecturer Deborah Jewell-Sherman — co-chairs of a new PPE institute being held this week — answer some questions about the role women play in education leadership and the importance of this special program. Read More…


McCartney, Schwartz Elected to NAEd

By Jill Anderson 02/22/2013 04:03 pm | Add a Comment

Dean Kathleen McCartney and Professor Robert Schwartz have been elected to the National Academy of Education for their valuable contributions to educational research and policy development. Read More…


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