Penn GSE | Mid-Career

 

News from MCDPEL

Mid-Career Director Michael Johanek spoke with The New York Times about Edcamps, a form of teacher professional development that is run by the teachers themselves, in contrast to mandatory packaged professional development delivered by outside experts.

Mid-Career alum Dennis O’Hara was awarded the prestigious Dr. Effie Jones Humanitarian Award at the AASA’s National Conference on Education, Feb 15-17 in Nashville, TN. O’Hara is the superintendent of Hauppage Public Schools in Hauppauge, NY. 

Mid-career alum Brandon Wiley presented two workshops at ASCD Empower 18: The Conference for Every Educator, held March 24-26 in Boston, MA.

Mid-Career alums Gene Batiste, Raymond Yu, Ira Brown, and T. J. Locke presented at the annual conference of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), March 7-9 in Atlanta, GA.  

Mid-Career alum Sam Fragomeni was appointed Head of School of Annunciation Orthodox School in Houston, TX. He brings experience as chief academic officer of Explore Schools in Brooklyn, NY.

Several Mid-Career students will present at the upcoming annual conference of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), March 7-9 in Atlanta, GA. The theme of this year’s conference is The Leadership Journey: Guides, Pathways, and Possibilities. 

Khalid Mumim, Superintendent of Reading School District (Reading, PA) and Carol Kelley, Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary District 97 (Oak Park, IL), both presented at the AASA’s National Conference on Education, held February 15-17 in Nashville. The theme of this year’s conference was Education in the Digital Age.  

By unanimous vote Omaha Public Schools’ Board of Education selected Dr. Cheryl Logan to lead the district.

Bridget Bujak, a third year Mid-Career doctoral student and principal at LINC High School in Philadelphia, is featured in the December 12 issue of the Notebook in an article entitled "Making a Comeback." 

Several Mid-Career alumni presented at the 2017 University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Annual Convention, held November 15-19 in Denver, Colorado.

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