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Cambridge to Jo’burg

By Rachael Apfel 01/18/2012 03:44 pm | Add a Comment

During his time as a student at the Ed School, Al Witten, Ed.M.’02, Ed.M.’03, Ed.D.’10, always dreamed of taking something back to South Africa that would be bigger than himself and the degree he obtained. Read More…

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Goodbye and All That Jazz: Professor Emeritus Bob Peterkin

By 09/08/2010 03:52 pm | 1 Comment

When Bob Peterkin took over the Urban Superintendents Program (USP) in 1991, a year after it began, he knew the program had a lot of work to do. At the time, only about 5 percent of the nation’s superintendents were female, and even fewer — just 1 percent — were people of color. A former superintendent himself, Peterkin wanted to change that. Read More…

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Urban Superintendents Program Celebrates 20 Years

By Jill Anderson 04/23/2010 03:59 pm | 3 Comments

The Urban Superintendents Program’s 20th Anniversary gala was not only a chance for alums to reconnect with colleagues but also to celebrate the career and impact of Professor Robert Peterkin. Read More…

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PPE Journal: Clyde Cole

By Clyde Cole 09/23/2008 01:46 pm | Add a Comment

Journal of Clyde Cole, principal of Academy for Business and Community Development, Brooklyn, N.Y. Read More…

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Mississippi Educators Find Tools to Build Confidence at HISL

By Jill Anderson 08/06/2008 01:20 pm | Add a Comment

Professor Robert Peterkin was a bit taken aback when he received a phone call from the Phil Hardin Foundation about sending 23 educators from a Meridian, Mississippi school district to the Harvard Institute for School Leadership (HISL). Read More…

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Conference Examines Leadership in Education

By Amy Rollins 04/08/2008 03:33 pm | Add a Comment

“What greater challenge is there, when you think about it, than educating the next generation?” asked Kenneth Bartels during Harvard Graduate School of Education’s annual Dean’s Leadership Conference. Read More…

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Leading Urban Districts

By newseditor 01/11/2007 04:25 pm | Add a Comment

Seventeen years ago, the Urban Superintendents Program(USP) was created at HGSE, in part, as a reinvestment in school leadership preparation and practice. Today this rigorous course of study, designed for professionals who have worked innovatively and effectively in metropolitan school … Read More…

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Urban Superintendents: A Conversation with Robert Peterkin

By newseditor 12/20/2006 11:39 am | Add a Comment

Seventeen years ago, the Urban Superintendents Program was created at HGSE, in part, as a reinvestment in school leadership preparation and practice. Today this rigorous course of study, designed for professionals who have worked innovatively and effectively in metropolitan school … Read More…

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Peterkin Receives AASA Humanitarian Award

By newseditor 02/24/2006 01:16 pm | Add a Comment

Keppel Professor Robert Peterkin received the Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award yesterday at the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Annual Conference in San Diego. The award, which is given annually, recognizes AASA members who exemplify the professional qualities … Read More…

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