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Urban Education Leaders Program
Department of Organization and Leadership
Welcome to Teachers College Columbia University Urban Education Leaders Program. There has never been a more exciting time in the field of educational leadership. On a number of fronts, racial disparity, economic inequality and gender discrimination must be overcome in order to insure the education of the masses in this country and around the world. Now, more than ever, well-trained public school leaders are needed to meet these challenges. Through innovative teaching and research, the faculty prepares students to be at the forefront of change in a variety of positions within urban public education.
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Program Director: Dr. Brian K. Perkins
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W 120th Street
Contact Person: Dr. Brian K. PerkinsPhone: 212-678-3071
Dr. Merryl H. Tisch, Chancellor, NY State Board of Regents
Former Inquiry 2000 cohort member and current New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Merryl Tisch has a long standing career within educational leadership which reflects that of a trailblazer and pioneer in the field.
John King Jr., State Commissioner of Education, NY State Department of Education
Former Inquiry 2000 cohort member John King Jr. never let go of his passion for education. Beginning from a young age, Dr. King was always surrounded by educators: many of his family members were NYC public school teachers and he began his education career as a high school teacher.
Tom Rogers, Nassau BOCES District Superintendent & CEO
Former Inquiry 1999 member Dr. Thomas Rogers was recently appointed to The Nassau BOCES Board of Education as its District Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer effective January 19, 2010.