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James Honan Faculty Chair LCES

Leading Change in Education Systems is a nine-week online program designed for educational leaders from a broad range of countries. The program examines the challenges of leading the development and implementation of effective policy and practice in...


PreK Classroom

In this edition of the Harvard EdCast, Professor Nonie Lesaux and Associate Professor Stephanie Jones, faculty chairs of the institute, examine the latest thinking, research, and practice in building and sustaining high-quality pre-K systems,...


Women Presidents at PPE seminar, photo by Heratch Ekmekjian

The recent Harvard Seminar for New Presidents attracted 23 female presidents — almost half of the total 50 attendees.


Metta McGarvey

It is not unusual for even the most experienced school and organization leaders to feel exhausted and overwhelmed at times, and so the practice of mindful leadership in education continues to grow. The Programs in Professional Education (PPE)...


Educators attending HGSE professional education through Raise Your Hand Texas

Over the past seven years, Raise Your Hand Texas has sent nearly 800 principals to HGSE professional education institutes.


Ronald Ferguson

Senior Lecturer Ronald Ferguson, faculty chair of Closing the Achievement Gap talks to HGSE’s Matt Weber in this short podcast about his research on the achievement gap and what participants can expect from attending the program this month. CAG...


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Deborah Jewell-Sherman, faculty chair of the upcoming National Institute for Urban School Leaders, talked with the HGSE news office about the challenges that urban school leaders are experiencing in their schools or districts today. The program,...


Byron Ernest

Dr. Byron Ernest is the principal of Emmerich Manual High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Among his many distinctions and honors, Dr. Ernest was named the 2010 Indiana Teacher of the Year. As an educational leader, Dr. Ernest has participated in a...


Hunter Gelbach

Hunter Gelbach, faculty chair of the upcoming Leading 21st Century High Schools, talked with the HGSE news office about the challenges facing high school leaders today. The program, taking place June 23–27, is designed to help leaders cultivate...


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Crisis Leadership in Higher Education is a jointly designed program by faculty from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Kennedy School. The program draws on the complementary expertise, knowledge and practical experience of both...


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