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Ph.D., Boston College, (2004)
Mandy Savitz-Romer is the Nancy Pforzheimer Aronson Senior Lecturer in Human Development and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She is also the faculty lead of the school counseling strand of the Human Development and Education program. Her research and field-facing work examines how schools structure counseling support systems and specifically, what conditions are critical to effective practice. She writes and speaks extensively on college and career readiness and school-based counseling, specially as it relates to students of color and first-generation college students. She is the author of Fulfilling the Promise: Reimagining School Counseling to Advance Student Success, and the co-author of Ready, Willing, and Able: A Developmental Approach to College Access and Success, and Technology and Engagement: Making Technology Work for First-Generation College Students.
Savitz-Romer’s previous positions in school counseling, college access, and higher education heavily influence her teaching, writing, and advocacy work. She sits on multiple advisory boards, provides consultation to school districts, foundations, and universities, and engages in research projects that widen access to educational and student support programming.
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