Kendwy Valdez PSi Cohort6

Good News Update: Kendwy Valdez I called Kendwy a few months ago to check in. Just an easy question… Me: What's going on?  Kendwy: Oh my gosh… two positions got posted, and it didn’t cross my mind to go for either. I’ve been working in the dual language program,...

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Paulina Mitropoulos meets PSi 6

Paulina Mitropoulos is the incoming Director of Multilingual Learner Education as of July 1 for the Somerville Public Schools. Previously, Paulina worked for the Boston Public Schools in two leadership roles: Leader of Teaching and Learning at the Rafael Hernández...

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Carmen: Friend, Colleague, Creative Disruptor

“Caminante no hay camino; se hace el camino al andar.” We both loved those verses from Antonio Machado.  We have traveled and invented so many paths together. I am grateful to have had Carmen in my life for so many years. We called each other sisters from...

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Charlestown High School Designers Come to Harvard Graduate School of Education

By Linda Nathan, Co-Director Perrone Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership and Adjunct Lecturer HGSE The Students are Watching. That’s what author and educator Ted Sizer wrote. They are observing the adults, listening and critiquing their every word. Is this thing...

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From High School Student to Leadership Student: Jossie Mar Bailey (PSi 5, ‘21)

By Linda Nathan, Director, Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership at Hale (PSi) When I walk into the Tobin School in Mission Hill, I’m overwhelmed. This is MY school—the place where I founded my first school—Tobin Academic and Performing Arts Middle School....

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Catching Up with Adrianne Level (PSi-CELI, ‘16)

By Linda Nathan, Director, Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership at Hale (PSi) It has been a minute since I’ve been able to catch up with Adrianne Level. She was part of the first PSi cohort, then called CELI and located at Boston University. Adrianne is now...

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Recipe for Celebration of Joy

A comfortable gathering placeSkilled musicians/educatorsFolks of all ages willing to take risks and play together Instruments and noise makers of all kindsFood and drink if desiredTime to share your creations with one another and to debrief Once you gather these...

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Rebecca Iyore (PSi 6, ’22) in action with her Capstone Project with Andover Bread Loaf

By Linda Nathan, Director, Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership at Hale (PSi) Recently, I traveled to Lawrence, MA (actually Andover) to witness Rebecca Iyore's PSi Capstone Project in action. PSi Capstones focus on ways that schools and community...

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