Lecturer on Education
Faculty Director of Harvard Teacher Fellows Program
Degree: Ph.D., City University of New York, (2015)
Office: Gutman 233
Faculty Assistant: Cindy Floyd
Noah Heller is the faculty co-director of the Harvard Teacher Fellows (HTF), lecturer on education and a master teacher in residence in mathematics. Heller focuses on developing effective approaches to practice-based teacher education, teacher leadership and learning, and mathematics pedagogy. Additional research interests include identity and belonging in math classrooms and teacher action research. Throughout his education career, Heller has worked with teacher teams and underrepresented young people to break down barriers of access to math, math-related fields, and future education opportunities. He is currently the faculty chair for programs in Professional Education's Certificate in Instructional Leadership, an online program to facilitate capacity building among teacher leaders. Prior to joining HGSE, he headed the Master Teacher Program at Math for America in New York City, where he directed the development and expansion of a professional development program for hundreds of experienced STEM master teachers. His previous university experience includes teaching at Pratt Institute and Hunter College. Heller was the founding math teacher of the New York Harbor School, a public career and technical education high school where he had the privilege of wearing many hats including working closely with teachers, families, and college admissions offices directing the college access process for first generation college-going students. He teaches courses in math methods, teacher research, and foundations in teaching and learning.
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