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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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The Education Policy Research Practicum course taught by Dr. Matthew Steinberg, partnered Mid-Career students and alum with Penn GSE students to conduct client-based, applied education research projects. Below is example of the research conducted at Robbinsville Public Schools, where alumna Dr. Kathie Foster, is the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction:

Since the 2004-2005 school year, Robbinsville Public Schools has utilized the EveryDay Math series as the foundational resource for the district’s K-5 math curriculum.  With mounting pressure from both internal and external forces to join a growing number of districts that have abandoned their current math programs for programs that appear to be more “aligned” with the Common Core, district administrators decided to conduct a larger scale systematic evaluation of the current curriculum.  With this challenge at the forefront, and given the time and budget constraints that threatened to interfere with the ability to conduct a thorough and meaningful evaluation, the invitation to collaborate with the University of Pennsylvania research team came at the perfect time. Read the full text here.


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Educator's in the Public Square: an evening with Sam Chaltain

Saturday, October 18th, 2014 - 6:30pm

3440 Market St, 5th Floor Conference Center Philadelphia, PA 19104

Refreshments will be provided.

Regional Infomation Sessions

Tuesday, October 28th , 2014:

Chicago, IL - 6pm-8pm - refreshments and parking will be provided.

Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

505 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014:

Atlanta, GA - 6pm-8pm

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014:

Washington, DC - 6pm-8pm

Capital Hilton Hotel

1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

November 22nd, 2014:

Mid-Career Annual Open House - 1pm-3pm

3440 Market Street, 5th floor, Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014:

Raliegh-Durham, NC - 6pm-8pm

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014:

Boston, MA - 6pm-8pm

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New York, NY - 6pm-8pm

Virtual Information Sessions

Monday, December, 8th, 2015 - 6:30pm-8pm

Monday, January, 5th, 2015 - 6:30pm-8pm

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