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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...


Deborah Jewell-Sherman

Senior Lecturer Deborah Jewell-Sherman, Ed.M.’92, Ed.D.’95, has been named a Professor of Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Education effective July 1, 2013.


Richard Murnane

Richard J. Murnane, the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society at HGSE, will serve as acting dean, President Drew Faust announced today. Murnane will take up the post on July 1, when Dean Kathleen McCartney leaves...


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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...


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...


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