Summer Courses on Post-Secondary Success

Posted by Harvard University on January 5, 2018

Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

These programs 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.
Post-Secondary Success: In Schools, Communities, and Families
June 24 – 27, 2018 | On Campus
Faculty Chair: Mandy Savitz-Romer
Develop systems and learning plans that support students on paths to post-secondary readiness and success.

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Closing the Achievement Gap: Strategies for Excellence with Equity
July 8 – 12, 2018 | On Campus
Faculty Chair: Ronald Ferguson
Learn how to raise achievement levels for all of your students — while narrowing the gaps between groups. The program gives special focus to the challenges of responding effectively to racial, ethnic, and socio-economic differences.

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Family Engagement in Education: Creating Effective Home and School Partnerships for Student Success
July 23 – 26, 2018 | On Campus
Faculty Chair: Karen Mapp
Establish a culture and set of practices that promote family engagement as an element of successful whole-school reform. Design family engagement practices that are directly connected to student learning. Increase your capacity to engage staff, families, and your community to improve student outcomes.

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