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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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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...


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