An Innovative Program
The Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership addresses the ongoing transformation of Pre-K to 12 organizations from a leadership perspective.

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Highlights

Dr. Priscilla Sands recently returned to Penn campus and shared some of her current work challenges as President of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. Through their Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the Academy seeks to infuse strands of Communication, Engineering/New Media, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Global Immersion, Leadership, and Statistics across the Pre-K to 12 experience. As Priscilla notes, "We can no longer afford to educate students with a model rooted in the last century. The tenets of entrepreneurial leadership propel us to move boldly in a new direction, with a unique product that is rich in flavor, creativity, and innovation."  Education Week recently included Springside Chestnut Hill in their national list of “35 High Schools Worth Visiting.”  More about the Center’s work can be found at www.sch.org/CEL.

Current student, Derrick Gay, offered a Tedx talk on what he describes as "The Double Edge Sword of Diversity".

 

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Calendar

MC Inovations Lab Live Chats

Upcoming Live Chats:

The #pennedchat conversation will partner with the following associations on front burner school leadership topics:

April 12: @NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals)

May 3: NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals)

June 14: NAISnetwork (National Association of Independent Schools)

Find more information on #pennedchat at the program's Innovations Lab.

EdCamp Leadership Conference 2014

August 4th, 2014:

Please join us on August 4th, 2014 at the EdCamp Leadership Conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania and sponosored by the Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership.

More information and additional events can be found under the News tab. To RSVP for an event please send an email to mcprog@gse.upenn.edu. Walk-ins are always welcome to any Mid-Career event!