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Katherine Merseth

Katherine Merseth is Senior Lecturer on Education and Director of the Teacher Education Program at HGSE as well as faculty chair for several leadership development programs offered at Programs in Professional Education.We sat down with Kay to talk...


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Cambridge, MA, March 25, 2013—Ninety-five library leaders from around the globe gathered on the HGSE campus last Thursday to discuss the future of the 21st century library. Developed by Harvard Institutes for Higher Education Senior Director,...


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The Harvard Institutes for Higher Education congratulates UC Riverside professor emeritus, Carlos Cortes, on being the first recipient of the “Council Award” presented by the World Affairs Council of Inland Southern California. Cortes is...


Katherine Merseth

Katherine Merseth, Senior Lecturer on Education and Director of the Teacher Education Program at HGSE, takes on the vexing issue of school reform and advises schools to stay true to the mission of purposeful learning in the newest installment of the...


Gutman Library

Programs in Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education announced a new leadership development program designed for library leaders looking to gain insight on how to function effectively within rapidly changing societal and...


Longfellow Hall

CAMBRIDGE, MA—The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for its summer premiere series of leadership development programs designed for K-12 leaders, taking...


Book Cover: Power of Teacher Teams

Programs in Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, known for its leadership development programs tailored to K–12 educators, announced three new programs designed specifically for teachers. Teachers—the main...


Study Finds Large Pre-K Impact

In late April, President Obama announced an unprecedented initiative that places the federal government at the center of the conversation on the role of arts in education. The Turnaround Arts Initiative is aimed at eight struggling middle and...


An effective theory of action stems from the diverse perspectives provided by different members of a district team. The Harvard Institute for School Leadership enables teams to attend together and collaboratively engineer a strategic plan for their...


Christopher Dede

Professor Christopher Dede recently received the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Distinguished Development Award. Dede’s research focuses on the expanded human capabilities for knowledge creation, sharing, and...


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