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PPE announced a new professional development program, Thriving Under Pressure: A Practical Approach to Leading and Living (TUP). Taking place June 18–20, 2014 on the HGSE campus, the program introduces a set of practical skills that, with practice,...


Associate Professor Meira Levinson

Associate Professor Meira Levinson was recently awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship for her project, “Justice in Schools,” which combines philosophical analysis and school-based case studies to illuminate the complex dimensions of evaluating,...


Karen Mapp

PPE announced a new leadership development program designed to help school- and state-level education leaders develop family engagement practices that will directly impact student achievement. Family Engagement in Education: Creating Effective Home...


Fernando Reimers

Fernando Reimers, the Ford Foundation Professor of International Education and Director of the International Education Policy program at HGSE led a webinar on March 26, 2014. Reimers discusses the role school leaders play in helping students to...


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Michael Freeman is Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at the University of Southern Florida. Previously he was the Vice President for Student Affairs at Tennessee State University from 2006 to 2011. Freeman is a double alum of the Harvard...


Mary Grassa O'Neill

A warm Welcome back to Mary Grassa O’Neill. Grassa will be returning to HGSE in September as a Senior Lecturer and will be serving as the Acting Managing Director of PPE for this academic year. For the past five years, she has been the Secretary of...


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In collaboration with PPE, 55 UNICEF education specialists spent a week at HGSE in a custom-designed leadership development program to discuss equity, quality and leadership in education. 


Professor Steven Seidel Named Senior Lecturer

Faculty Chair, Steve Seidel sat down with Yo-Yo Ma and discussed his thoughts on how learning takes place in and through the arts. The cellist performed briefly—followed by a performance of globally inspired music from the Silk Road Ensemble. Learn...


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HGSE alum Richard Hopper, president of Kennebec Community College in Maine, recently returned to campus to take part in the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents. In this Harvard EdCast, Hopper discussed his new role, the Kennebec community and what...


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Rachel Curtis is faculty co-chair for the upcoming program Strategy in Action with HGSE faculty member Elizabeth City. We recently spoke with Rachel about the about the program and asked her why a strong district strategy is so critical. In an...


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