A New Boston Arts Academy

By Linda F. Nathan, Founding Headmaster Linda Nathan In 1998, I was the founding Headmaster of Boston Arts Academy.  The first time I entered the building with hip boots and a hardhat. The paint on the walls of 174 Ipswich Street was barely dry and wires poked...

Perspective, Perspective, Perspective:  PSi August Intensive

Our 8th cohort of the Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership at Hale (PSi) just finished our August Intensive. We introduced, co-created, and began to explore our 7 PSi domains (ethics, informed instruction, antiracism, community mobilization, continuous...

Kendwy Valdez PSi Cohort5

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...

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...