Robert J. Weintraub
Doctor of Education -- Administration, Planning and Policy Studies, September, 1986
Dissertation: "Voices From the Schoolhouse: An Ethnographic Study of a K - 8 School in Lowell, Massachusetts"
Served as staff assistant/editor at the Institute for Responsive Education at Boston University, 1985 - 1986
Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. 1976 - 1978
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study - Pupil Support Services Administration and School Psychology, June, 1978
The New Jersey Urban Education Corps, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, June 1970 - January 1972: 18-month program, preparing college graduates with liberal arts degrees to be teachers in the urban centers of New Jersey; Master of Arts in Teaching, January, 1972
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Penn. 1964 - 1969
Bachelor of Arts --English/Journalism, January, 1969
Editorial Page Director and Editorial Columnist of the school newspaper, Brown and White; Elected to Arcadia, the university's student government; Varsity Golf Team
Throughout my career, I participated in ongoing professional development with organizations such as Teachers as Scholars (Mass.), National Endowment for the Humanities (Washington, D.C.), Primary Source (Mass.), Southern Poverty Law Center (Georgia), Harvard Principals Center (Mass.), Alan November Associates, Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN), and The College Board.
Workshops and Seminars Include:
Teachers as Scholars, 2006: "The Poetry of T.S. Eliot"
Teachers as Scholars, 2003: "The Poetry of Whitman and Dickinson"
NEH, "The Writer's Eye," writing in response to Plato, Swift, Woolf, and Garcia-Marquez, Summer, 1990
Run Their Own Micro-Society" Equity and Choice Magazine, Boston University, 1984
"Development and Practice of Democracy in a K- 8 School" in Moral, Character, and
Civic Education in the Elementary School, Jacques Benninga, Editor, Teachers College
"Magical Realism" in The Collected Works, The Writer's Eye, The National Endowment
for the Humanities, 1990
"Beyond Special Education: A New Vision of Academic Support," with Julie Joyal
Mowschenson, in Phi Delta Kappan Magazine, June 2009
"Our Nation Needs a Civics Lesson," The Brookline TAB, November, 2012
"15 Lessons on School Leadership," April, 2012 Phi Delta Kappan Magazine
This article was also noted and summarized in the Marshall Memo.