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Professional Education

Special Opportunity for National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) Members

In collaboration with NPEA, the Harvard Graduate School of Education is pleased to offer 20% off tuition for all participating NPEA members for select Professional Education programs.

The following programs are designed to address an urgent challenge or priority—from narrowing achievement gaps and postsecondary success to modeling courageous conversations and leading inclusive schools—and provide educators with important context and data, as well as concrete solutions for expanding opportunity and achieving excellence with equity.

Upcoming Opportunities

Race, Equity, and Leadership in Schools
Important note: The May 2020 offering of this program has been canceled. If you have any questions, please contact us at
K-12 educators interested in deepening their understanding of the intersections of race, identity, power, and privilege in our society and schools will identify concrete strategies for building inclusive institutions and build your toolkit to teach it, model it, and practice it.
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Post-Secondary Success: In Schools, Communities, and Families
Dates: June 22 – 25, 2020 | Application Deadline: May 25, 2020
This program is designed for educators and community-based professionals who want to become more effective at preparing young people for success in college and the workplace.
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Closing the Achievement Gap: Strategies for Excellence with Equity
Dates: June 27 – July 1, 2020 | Application Deadline: June 5, 2020
Learn how to raise achievement levels for all students—while narrowing gaps between groups—by increasing teacher, student, and family engagement.
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How to access the special opportunity tuition for NPEA members:

  • Apply to your program of interest from the list above (no payment will be required at this stage).
  • Upon acceptance, you will receive a confirmation email and be asked to complete an enrollment form.
  • Please input the code “NPEA 2020” on your enrollment form and 20% off the program tuition will automatically be applied to your invoice.
  • For any questions about this process, please email, and a member of our admissions team will be able to assist you.