Ed.D, Interdisciplinary Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University; Ed.M. Curriculum and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University; B.M. Music Education, University of Michigan; B.A. English Language and Literature, University of Michigan
Eric Shieh is a school designer with New York City Outward Bound Schools, where he leads the development of progressive and equity-driven practices across a number of city schools and coordinates teacher and leader learning institutes. He has also served as a founding teacher and leader at the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in Queens and as an assessment policy strategist for the New York City Department of Education. Prior to his work in New York, he founded and led arts programs in prisons in both Michigan and Missouri.
His research and practice focus on: the work of teachers and schools in education policy, teacher research and activism, school change, social justice and equity, and intersections with music and arts education.