Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) serves more than 8,000 K-12 district, school, and teacher leaders each year through a diverse and robust portfolio of practical learning experiences. Whether you choose to learn on campus or online, our rigorous professional learning programs are led by HGSE faculty, grounded in research, and designed to improve the skills and competencies of education professionals – and, ultimately, positively impact the lives and learning of the students they serve.
Developing K-12 Leaders
HGSE has a long-standing commitment to developing innovative and effective K-12 leaders, to developing system-wide solutions that support continuous improvement, and to equipping and empowering educators to create the environments, opportunities, and institutions that give every child a strong foundation for a successful future. These priorities extend beyond the teaching and learning of our degree program students to our engagement with the thousands of educators who participate in HGSE Professional Education each year.
Explorer Our K-12 Professional Development Programs
Our programs — from The Principals’ Center, Certificate in School Management and Leadership, and Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership to The Data Wise Portfolio and Project Zero Online Courses — inspire excellence and promote transformational change.
We invite you to explore more than 50 high-impact programs for teachers, instructional leaders, school leaders, district administrators, and other education professionals in the following areas:
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