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Professional Education News

Monica Higgins

The new professional development program is designed for educational leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs interested in expanding their business' impact.


The professional education program, based on the groundbreaking Doctor of Education Leadership Program, will provide education leaders with the skills and approaches to improve their own leadership and to help make their vision a reality.

Fernando Reimers, photo by Tom Kates

Following a special seminar at UNESCO Bangkok on 16 October 2015, Fernando M. Reimers of Harvard University and Eleonora Villegas-Reimers of Wheelock College reflect on global education in view of building a sustainable, inclusive and peaceful world:

Kathy Boudett

Team meetings—as conducted by professional learning communities or data groups, for example—have become an increasingly important component of teacher professional development in many schools. Yet some evidence suggests that such meetings are often...

Jeff Hecker

A year into Jeffrey Hecker’s tenure as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine, he realized there was no instruction manual for his job. Hecker assumed the chief academic officer role after advancing up...


The Institute for Educational Management (IEM) is an intensive, total-immersion experience that provides a rare opportunity to assess your leadership skills, renew your commitment to higher education, and develop tangible strategies for long-term...


Listen to an EdCast in which Professor Emeritus Jerry Murphy and Adjunct Lecturer Metta McGarvey, Ed.D.'10, share insight into the growing practice of mindful leadership.


Rabbi Yaakov Traiger, Middle School director at The Academies of Gerrard Berman Day School, has just returned from Cambridge, Mass., where he participated in "Improving Schools: The Art of Leadership," a seminar at the Harvard Graduate School of...

APL 2015

The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning examines how educators can use the arts to engage students across all subjects—not only in the arts. 

Veronica Boix Mansilla

Future of Learning will help you to envision and create innovative classrooms, programs, materials, and in- and out-of-school learning environments that promote deep, relevant, and engaging learning for our times.