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Messages from the Dean

HGSE Speeches and Articles

"Be the Light that Changes the World"
Commencement for the Class of 2023. Prepared remarks, May 25, 2023. 

"United by a Common Purpose"
Orientation Welcome Ceremony 2022. Prepared remarks, Aug. 29, 2022. 

"Celebrating Our First Century and Launching Our Next"
Commencement for the Classes of 2020 and 2021. Prepared remarks, May 28, 2022. 

"Education, A Sacred Profession
Commencement for the Class of 2022. Prepared remarks, May 26, 2022. 

"Historic Gift Allows HGSE to Expand Scholarship Aid for Teachers"
HGSE News, Feb. 2, 2022. 

"HGSE Launches Online Ed Leadership Master's Program Targeting Mid-Career Professionals"
The Harvard Crimson, Dec. 10, 2021.  

"A Time Like No Other"
Orientation Welcome Ceremony 2021. Prepared remarks, Aug. 30, 2021. 

"Let's Make This Year a Turning Point."
Commencement for the Class of 2021. Prepared remarks, May 27, 2021. 

AOCC Welcome Remarks
Alumni of Color Conference 2021. Prepared remarks, Mar. 6, 2021.

Ed Magazine, Fall 2020.

More Than Just a Place.”
Orientation Welcome Ceremony 2020. Prepared remarks, Aug. 24, 2020.

"Education's Critical Role During an Uncertain Time."
Commencement for the Class of 2020. Prepared remarks, May 28, 2020.

"Celebrating Our Centennial and Looking to the Future."
Opening remarks at HGSE's Centennial Kickoff. Jan. 30, 2020.

Because the Future of Education.”
HGSE Centennial coverage. Ed Magazine, Winter 2020.

For Those Not Here.”
Commencement for the Class of 2019. Prepared remarks, May 30, 2019.

You Belong Here.”
Orientation Welcome Ceremony 2019. Prepared remarks, Aug. 26, 2019.


Important Community Messages

"Confronting the Injustice that Surrounds Us"
A message to the community following recent acts of injustice and to recognize Black History Month. Feb. 1, 2023.

"Summer Updates and Upcoming Community Events"
A message to the community about the incoming Ed.M. cohort, flexible work arrangements, and community events. Aug. 3, 2022.

"Standing together as we mourn those lost in Uvalde, Texas"
A message to the community addressing the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. May 24, 2022. 

"Recognizing the Legacy of Slavery at Harvard and Beyond"
A message to the community responding to a landmark report, HGSE to lead reflections on how the legacy of slavery is embedded in the field of education. Apr. 26, 2022

"Supporting our local school districts"
A message to students residing in Greater Boston regarding an opportunity to address the significant teacher shortages. Jan. 7, 2022. 

"Emerging Stronger from This Year
A message to the community announcing the Rest, Refresh, and Restore series. Apr. 20, 2021.

"The Unfinished Business of Creating a More Just Society
A statement from Harvard University leadership reaffirming their commitment to standing against racism. Apr. 19, 2021.

"Addressing Anti-Asian Hate and Racism"
A statement addressing the hate and racism aimed at the Asian American Pacific Islander community. Mar. 17, 2021.

"Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at HGSE"
HGSE's DEIB strategy and initiatives. Sept 2, 2020. 

"HGSE's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"
HGSE’s journey in addressing racial injustice and building a more inclusive community. June 16, 2020.

"Searching for Hope During These Turbulent Times"
Statement on events following the death of George Floyd. June 1, 2020.

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