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Stories about Public Education Leadership Project

By Iman Rastegari 11/02/2015 3:25 PM EST
A joint initiative of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Business School, the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) evolved out of the desire to improve the management and leadership competencies of public school leaders in order to help improve student performance. Formed in 2003, PELP continues its mission with the development of tools such as the PELP Coherence Framework and the book Achieving Coherence in District Improvement, and with the annual executive education summer institute which brings public school leaders from around the country to Harvard to focus...
By Lory Hough 01/22/2013 4:43 PM EST
Map of Denver
Appian Way is, without a doubt, a pretty short street. But its size doesn’t define the Ed School’s reach, which goes way beyond this tiny section of Cambridge. On the Ground is a new feature in Ed. that will focus on one of the many places around the world where we’re doing good work as a community. First up: Denver, the largest city in Colorado, and one that is lucky enough to have more annual hours of sunshine than even Miami. PELP For the past four years, Tom Boasberg, superintendent of Denver Public Schools, has brought a team to the annual Public Education Leadership Project (PELP)...
By Jill Anderson 04/27/2010 7:59 AM EDT
HGSE / HBS Student Team Wins PELP Case Competition
Harvard Graduate School of Education students Neil Spears and Tracy Johnson, along with Harvard Business School student Scott Given, were recently named the winners of the Public Education Leadership Project (PELP) Case Competition. Two years ago, PELP, a collaborative project between faculty at Harvard Business School and Harvard Graduate School of Education that focuses on developing effective leadership and management practices to support large-scale organizational change in urban school districts, began the Case Competition where teams of Harvard University students present...
By Newseditor 06/28/2006 9:49 AM EDT
Veritas Shield
The Wallace Foundation awards $5 million grant to Harvard University to draw on faculty expertise from graduate schools of education, business, and government Leadership teams from Kentucky and Ohio to form Harvard's first cohort The Wallace Foundation and Harvard University jointly announced today the launch of an unprecedented executive training program--drawing on the multiple perspectives of faculty from Harvard's graduate schools of education, business, and government--for senior teams of state and district education leaders, beginning this summer. In an era when education leaders are...