- B.A. (Psychology),
(1973) Swarthmore College
T.(Secondary English), (1974) Duke University
- J.D. cum laude,
(1980) Harvard Law School
of Education (1982) Harvard Graduate School
Legal issues in education. Equal educational opportunity. High-stakes testing. Law and school reform. Interprofessional collaboration.
- "Accelerating Mathematics Achievement Using Heterogeneous Grouping" (American Educational Research Journal) (coauthor)
- Understanding Dropouts: Statistics, Strategies, and High-Stakes Testing (National Academy Press) (coeditor).
- High Stakes: Testing for Tracking, Promotion, and Graduation (National Academy Press) (co-editor)
- Law and School Reform (Yale University Press) (editor)
- "Schools Without Rules? Charter Schools, Federal Disability Law, and the Paradoxes of Deregulation" (Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review).
- "The More We Get Together: Improving Collaboration Between Educators and Their Lawyers" (Harvard Educational Review).
- "The Legality of Minimum Competency Test Programs Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" (Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review) (coauthor).
ORLA 4900: Research and independent study in educational leadership
For students wishing to pursue independent study and/or research on topics not covered in regular courses. Requires faculty member's approval of a study plan, reading list, and final paper or other products or projects. Permission required from individual faculty.
ORLA 6461: Internship in school and school district leadership
A 450-hour supervised field experience in school district leadership. Partially satisfies New York State requirement for School District Leaders certificate. Permission required.
ORLA 6900: Directed research and study in education leadership
For students wishing to pursue independent study or original research as they prepare for their doctoral certification examination and/or dissertation proposal. Permission required from individual faculty.
ORLA 8900: Dissertation advisement in educational leadership
Individual advisement on the doctoral dissertation. Students register for this in the first semester after their dissertation proposal has been approved and continue registering in this (or in another course, with sponsor approval) until the dissertation is completed. Requires ongoing consultation between the student and dissertation sponsor. The fee equals three points at the current tuition rate for each term. Permission required from individual faculty.
Centers and Projects
Full-year and Two-Summer master's programs, MA/MBA dual degrees and funded fellowships in leadership development for independent and international school educators. Programs serve early career teachers, mid-career administrators and heads of schools from a broad range of schools around the world. All Klingenstein Center programs focus on instructional leadership, collaboration and teamwork, a commitment to social justice and diversity, ethical behavior and reflective practice.