Teachers in Training: Launching the First Class of Harvard Teacher Fellows

The Harvard Teacher Fellows program, a teacher training initiative centered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, prepares aspiring educators to teach in under-resourced urban schools. The program recently selected its inaugural cohort of 20 fellows.

Faust and Brother Share Memories at Education School Forum

In a sprawling conversation, University President Drew G. Faust and her younger brother Donald Gilpin espoused the virtues of a liberal arts education and reflected on their time growing up together at a Forum.

GSE Prof. Argues for Standardized Testing Before Congress

Professor Martin W. West urged members of Congress not to lose sight of the positive impacts of standardized testing requirements introduced by the No Child Left Behind Act, which some members of Congress hope to dismantle.

$5 Million Grant Will Support Ed Leadership Program

The Graduate School of Education received a $5 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation that will boost its Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed. L.D.) Program.

Students Welcome New Teacher Fellows Program

Starting with the Class of 2016, seniors will be able to apply for the teacher education program.

Illinois Dean Lectures on Literacy of African-American Boys

Alfred W. Tatum, dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s college of education, gave a lecture Thursday outlining some possible approaches to improving the reading and writing skills of African-American boys.

At Ed School, University Title IX Coordinator, Panelists Discuss Sexual Violence Awareness

University Title IX coordinator Mia Karvonides enumerated the ways in which Title IX regulations provide a “toolkit” for addressing sexual violence policy in K-12 education.

Howard Gardner Discusses Dependence on Electronics

Education professor Howard E. Gardner ’65 and information assistant professor Katie Davis discussed young adults’ increasing dependence on electronic devices at a Cambridge Forum meeting Monday evening at First Parish Church in Harvard Square.

James E. Ryan, a professor of law and of civil liberties and human rights at the University of Virginia School of Law, has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education. Ryan will take the helm of the Ed School on Sept. 1.

Virginia Law Professor Named Ed School Dean

James E. Ryan, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law whose scholarship has addressed educational opportunity, will serve as the next dean of the Graduate School of Education, University President Drew G. Faust announced Monday.

Outside Funding at Harvard

The Federal Government supplies millions of dollars of research funding to Harvard every year. With the coming Sequester, much of this will not be renewed. On this map, Harvard's schools are colored by the proportion of their budget that is made up of sponsored programs. Click a school for more detail.

Jay Herlihy Appointed Dean of Finance for FAS

Jay Herlihy will be the new Dean of Finance for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as of Sept. 26, according to an email sent to members of FAS Friday morning.

Actor Taye Diggs Backs Picture Books as Effective Learning Tool

Actor Scott Leo “Taye” Diggs and illustrator Shane W. Evans said that parents and educators can use picture books to help young children come to terms with their racial backgrounds during an event at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Thursday.

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