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Honors Presented at HGSE's Convocation Ceremony

HGSE's Convocation featured an addresses by 2021–22 National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey, student speaker Kim Frusciante, Ed.M.'22, and faculty speaker Junlei Li. Honors and awards were presented.

Complete list of honorees:

Convocation Speaker: Juliana Urtubey, 2021–22 National Teacher of the Year

Convocation Student Speaker: Kim Frusciante, Ed.M.'22

Convocation Faculty Speaker: Senior Lecturer Junlei Li

Morningstar Family Teacher Award: Lecturer Aaliyah El-Amin

Phyllis Strimling Award: Sruti Sriram, Ed.M.'22

Intellectual Contribution/Faculty Tribute Awards:
Arts in Education – April Dobbins
Education Leadership, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship – Daniela Garcia Estrella
Education Policy and Analysis –  Nolan Altvater
Education Policy and Management – Anyeli Matos
Higher Education – Loyola Rankin
Human Development and Education – Celestina Lee
Human Development and Psychology – Aziz Ahmadi
International Education Policy – Patricia Vazquez
Language and Literacy – Katie Wiseman
Learning Design, Innovation, and Technology – Julia Rose
Learning and Teaching – Turner Cooper
Mind, Brain, and Education – Joyce Bidi-Olagunju
Prevention Science and Practice – Christine Ha
School Leadership Program – Katie Seltzer
Specialized Studies – Sai Somboon
Teacher Education – Alice Wang
Technology, Innovation, and Education – Eric Brown

Commencement Marshals:

Doctor of Education Leadership – Dexter Moore Jr.; Simone Wright
Research Doctorate – Sarah Rendon Garcia; Mark Chin

Master of Education:
Arts in Education – Hye Bin (Clara) Choi
Education Leadership, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship – Mara Eala
Education Policy and Analysis – Valentina Tovar
Education Policy and Management – Anjeli Doty 
Higher Education – Meredith O’Toole
Human Development and Education – Liz Contreras
Human Development and Psychology – Gustavo Luna
International Education Policy – Maddie Brancel
Language and Literacy – Julia Desmarais
Learning Design, Innovation, and Technology – Nishant Singh
Learning and Teaching – Crystal Fain
Mind, Brain, and Education – Jenny Wechter
Prevention Science and Practice – Emily Alexander
School Leadership Program – Kim Frusciante
Specialized Studies – Melissa Dearborn
Teacher Education – Maddy Wheelock
Technology, Innovation, and Education – Rachel Diaz

Certificate of Advanced Studies – Clara Kang
Harvard Teacher Fellows – Caroline Ko

Class Gift – $27,358.22 for financial aid for incoming class

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