Graduates' Employment Information

Our M.A. graduates gain employement in policy, research, and teaching. Some also pursue doctoral degrees. Below are samples of where our current graduates are working.

Position Employer
Policy/Administrative Position  
Consultant StrategyCorp-Canada
Government Affairs Coordinator AmCham China-Beijing, China
Executive Assistant Teach for Austria, Vienna, Austria
Director of Communication and Strategic Planning NYC Dept. of Education-New York, NY
Director of Special Projects; Office of Interschool Collaborative Learning NYC Department of Education- New York, NY
Expansion Manager Division of Early Childhood, NYC Department of Education, NYC
Program Manager Postsecondary Readiness, NYC Dept. of Education-New York, NY
Director of Admission Bard High School Early College, NYC
Managing Director of Programs New Leaders-New York, NY
Principal EdBridge Partners, LLC- New York, NY
School Principal NYC Department of Education, New York, NY
Attorney U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, New York, NY
Deputy Executive Director, Strategic Planning Office of School Programs and Partnerships, NYCDOE, NYC
Elementary School Principal Charter School Brooklyn Prospect, NY
Chief Schools and Innovation Officer Excellence Community Schools, Bronx, NY
Partnership Manager Urban Assembly Charter School of Computer Science, Bronx, NY
Elementary School Principal Charter School Brooklyn Prospect, NYC
Principal Haldane Elementary & Middle School, Cold Spring, NY
Director of Admission Bard High School Early College, NYC
Prescreener  New York City Teaching Fellows-New York, NY
President/Owner Reflect Group LLC-Irvington, NY
Special Projects Assistant City Year-New York, NY
Leadership Resident Success Charter Network, New Yory, NY
Managing Director of Academics Zeta Charter Schools, NYC
Interim Chief of Staff Turnaround for Children, Inc.- New York, NY
Commissioner's Long Island Representative NY Department of Labor, New York, NY
Youth Leadership and Advocacy Coordinator Children's Defense Fund, New York, NY
Operations Associate  NYC Teaching Fellows, New York, NY
Senior Program Associate Promise Neighborhood Institute at PolicyLink, New York, NY
Graduate Programs Coordinator Long Island University- Brooklyn, College of Pharmacy, New York, NY
Program Manager, Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbiterian, NYC
Director of School and Strategic Partnerships  Mercy College-New York, NY
Constituent Liaison  Office of Assemblymember Charles D. Lavine, New York, NY
Senior Policy Advisor Campaign to Elect Catherine Guerriero Public Advocate NYC-New York, NY
Senior Coordinator Education at WNET New York Public Media-New York, NY
Manager of Marketing, Communications, and Outreach New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Educational Design Technologist New York University, New York, NY
Assistant Director, Facult Development & Diversity Office of the Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences, Columbia University, NYC
Assistant Principal Hastings-on-Hudson School District, NY
Chief Performance Officer Camden City School District-Camden, NJ
Principal Montclair Public Schools, Montclair, NJ
Founder & Co-Principal Equity and Results, LLC, NYC
Executive Director, Business Relationship Manager Educational Testing Serivce (ETS), Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Director of School Choice and Enrollment New Haven Public Schools, New Haven, CT
Dean of Admissions University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Strategic Initiatives Boston College Lynch School of Education's center on student support, Boston, MA
Co-Founder/ Operational Strategist PrayerCircles, Detroit, MI
Director of Academic Strategy District of Columbia Public Schools, Baltimore, MD
Director of K-12 Next Generation Learning foundations-Washington, D.C.
Political Director UNITE HERE, Local 25 (hotel workers union)-Washington, D.C.
Program Associate Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.
Education Program Specialist U.S. Department of Education Implementation and Support Unit, Office of the Deputy Secretary-Washington, D.C.
Deputy Director Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-Washington, D.C. 
Corporate Partnerships Manager  City Year Washington, D.C.
Senior Program Officer Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Washington D.C.
Associate Director, National Commision on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development Aspen Institute, Washington D.C.
Manager, Early College & Career Awareness D.C. Office of the State Superintendent of Education, D.C.
Attorney U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, D.C.
Confidential Assistant U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.
Assistant Commisioner NYC Department of Homeless Services, D.C.
Senior Policy Associate The Century Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Deputy Director Ending the Schoolhouse-to-Jailhouse Track, Washington D.C.
Program Associate and Coordinator The National Grow Your Own Teachers Network at New America, Washington, D.C.
Education Program Specialist, Implementation and Support Unit U.S. Department of Education, Falls Church, VA
Special Assistant to Dean and Associate Professor Curry School of Education and Human Development, UVA, Charlotte, VA
Business Analyst Pearson, Durham, NC
Performance Management Specialist TN Department of Education, Nashville, TN
Managing Director of Accountability and Authorized Supports SchoolWorks, Minneapolis, MN
Supervisor Teach For America at Duval County Public Schools-Jacksonville, FL 
Managing Director Teach For America, Jacksonville, FL
Project Manager, Consultant Transcend Education (Building beyond the limits of school design), Jacksonville, FL
Executive Director Community Guilds, Atlanta, GA
Chief of Staff, Office of Talent Luisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge, LA
Executive Director, Institutional Giving New Leaders Organization, New Orleans, LA
Development Manager National Farm to School Network- San Francisco, CA
Ass. Superintendent/Accountability & Community Engagement San Jose Unified School District-San Jose, CA
Director, MFD Student Affairs USC Viterbi School of Engineering, CA
Law Recruiting Program Manager Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Orange, CA
Operations Manager PwC, San Francisco, CA
Director of Strategy & Performance, Comprehensive School Assistance Program WestEd, San Francisco, CA
Director of Process Design United Way, San Diego County, CA
Community School Director YMCA of San Francisco, SF, CA
Consultant E3 Alliance-Austin, TX
Deputy Secretary of Policy and Programs New Mexico Public Education Department, Santa Fe, NM
Co-Director for Organization & Policy  Special Education Advocacy Center, Nashville, TN
Project Manager Kamehameha Schools, Hilo, HI
Program Manager, Corporate  Community Engagement Seattle Works- Seattle, WA
Finance and Administration Director Seattle Department of Education & Early Learning, Seattle, WA
Director of K-12 Education Policy Mississippi First, Jackson, MS
Research Position  
Math Editor (research) Benesse America, Inc.-Larchmont, NY
Project Manager College Board-New York, NY
Senior Research & Program Metrics Analyst Turnaround for Children-New York, NY
Senior Data Analyst for Students in Temporary Housing and Attendance NYC Department of Education-New York, NY
Pre-K Admissions Project Manager NYC Department of Education, New York, NY
Director, Research and Evaluation Group NYCDOE, NYC
Research Analyst Research Alliance, NYU, New York
Senior Business Analyst Enterprise Data Management, NYU, NYC
Content Creation Specialist  Pearson English, Larchmont, NY
Research Analyst MDRC, New York, NY
Senior Analyst Education Management-Pittsburgh, PA
Senior Data Analyst   Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA
Director of Programs Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy-
Boston, MA
Research Associate Brookings Institute, Washington, D.C.
Research Associate SRI International, Washington D.C.
Data Analyst American Enterprise Institute, Washington D.C.
Policy Analyst Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), Washington D.C.
Senior Research Analyst Child Trends, Bethesda, MD
Associate Research Scientist National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Silver Spring, MD
Visiting Researcher Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Senior Consultant, Governmental Affairs Rutledge Ecenia, P.A., Tallahassee, FL
Early Childhood Content Specialist WestEd, San Fransisco, CA
Research Associate California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, Bay Area, CA
Senior Evaluations Manager Volunteers of America, Los Angeles, CA
Project Analyst Kamehameha Schools, Hawaii
Senior Technical Assistance Consultant American Institutes for Research, Austin, TX
Teaching Position  
High Schools Social Studies Teacher Mamaroneck High School, NY
Assistant Professor in Administrative and Instructional Leadership St. John's University, Queens, NY
English Teacher East Brunswick Public Schools, East Brunswick, NJ
Assistant Professor  Pennsylvania State Univ. , University Park, PA
Teacher   Mary McLeod Bethune Day Academy PCS-Washington DC
Middle School Social Science Teacher Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
Assistant Professor of Education  University of Virginia, Charlotte, VA
Assistant Professor Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Educator  LAUSD-Los Angeles, CA
Instructor and Fieldwork Supervisor Principal Leadership Institute  Principal Leadership Institute, UCLA Center X, Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies The University of Texas at El Paso, TX
Doctoral Program  
Doctoral Fellow Teachers College, Columbia Univ., International and Transcultural Studies Department, NY
Law school student St. John's University, New York, NY
Law school student Albany Law School-Albany, NY
PhD student in Politics & Education Teachers College, Columbia Univ., EPSA Department, NY
PhD student in Sociology NYU, NY
Doctoral fellow in the Harvard University-wide Inequality and Social Policy program Harvard Graduate School of Education-Cambridge, MA
Doctoral Student and Research assistant Pennsylvania State Univ./Willover Center-University Park, PA
Math Methods Instructor/ PhD Student Indiana University- Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 
Doctoral student in the Faculty of Education Cambridge University, UK

Our Ed.M. graduates gain employement in policy, research, and teaching. Some also pursue doctoral degrees. Below are samples of where our current graduates are working.

Position Employer
Policy/Administrative Position  
Chief of Staff "I Have a Dream" Foundation-New York, NY
Director of Learning and Communication Neighbourhood Founders Group, New York, NY
Director of Education and Government Relations New Alternatives for Children, NYC
Senior Director of Instructional Policy NYC Department of Education, NYC
Director of Instructional Policy NYC Department of Education-New York, NY
Director of Instructional Policy NYC Department of Education, NYC
Student Affairs Manager  Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research- New York, NY
Senior Policy Analyst The Office of the NYC Comptroller-New York, NY
Instructional Manager  National Academy Foundation, New York, NY
Director of Annual Giving  CU Law School-New York, NY
Advising Dean Columbia College and Columbia Engineering, NYC
Assistant Provost Columbia University, NYC
Headmaster Ethan Allen Preparatory, Hamden, CT
Dean of Extended University Division  John. F. Kennedy University-Pleasant Hill,CA
Program Coordinator (alsoTeacher Development Consultant for Rwanda Education Board) TechKobwa Girls STEM Camp, Rwanda 
Research Position  
Senior Policy Analyst Center for Public Education -Alexandria, VA
Teaching Position  
Secondary English teacher Peace Corps in Sub-Saharan Africa 
Science Teacher NYC Department of Education, Uncommon Schools, NYC

Our Ph.D. graduates work as consultants, program directors, researchers, and faculty. Below are samples of where our current graduates are working.

Position Employer
Policy/Administrative Position  
Director of Assessment and Evaluation New Classrooms Innovation Partners Organization-New York, NY
CEO/ Founder ACUE (Association of College and University Educators), NYC
Director National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC
Deputy Director Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), TC, Columbia University, NYC
Executive Director, National Board for Education Science US Department of Education, Washington D.C.
Director of Federal Policy  Learning Policy Institute, Washington D.C.
President and Founder Postsecondary National Policy Institute (PNPI), Washington D.C.
Education Specialist  Human Development Network at the World Bank-Washington, DC
Executive Director The National Board for Education Sciences (NBES), Washington, DC. 
Senior Fellow Results for Development Institute (R4D), Washington, DC
Policy Director Mass Insight Education (School Turnaround Group); Boston, MA
Director Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, Generous Listening, and Dialogue (GLAD) Center, Medford, MA
Senior Associate ABT Associates, Boston, MA
Executive Director Wheelock College, Office of Sponsored Programs, Boston, MA
Senior Program Manager University Relations at Google, Mountain View, CA
Research Position  
Principal Associate Abt Associates, Cambridge MA
Research and Evaluation officer-funding research on arts education and after-school issues Wallace Foundation, New York-New York, NY
Associate Director/Senior Researcher Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at TC, Columbia University, NYC
Evaluation Manager/Senior Research Associate L&G Research and Evaluation Consulting, Inc. New York, NY
Senior Manager Market Research Biogen, Boston, MA
Head of Research and Development, K12/Pre-University Education Google, Education Management, San Francisco, CA
Measurement and Evaluation Program Manager Global Impact Partnerships, PRO Unlimited@ Facebook, Palo Alto, CA
Teaching Position
Deputy Director Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), Teachers College, NYC
Researcher Adjunct Professor Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education and at the Center for Technology and School Change, both at TC.-New York, NY
Distinguished Lecturer-Politics and Public Policy Murphy Institute CUNY, NYC
Associate Professor and MPP Program Director Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Admin., The George Washington Univ.-Washington, DC
Senior Research and Evaluation Officer de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, MD
Lecturer and Core Faculty nternational Educational Development Program
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
Philadelphia, PA
Associate Professor College of Education, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
Assistant Professor Educational Studies, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Assistant Professor Dept. of Youth Education and Leadership, College of Social Science, Myongji University, Seoul, Korea
Doctoral Program  
Post Doctoral Fellow Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA
Post Doctoral Fellow BK21 Acadmic Leadership Institute for Competence-based Education Reform, Seoul National University, South Korea
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