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Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III Joins Fordham Graduate School of Education as Distinguished Visiting Professor

Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III Joins Fordham Graduate School of Education as Distinguished Visiting Professor

Fordham University Graduate School of Education is pleased to announce that Reverend Calvin O. Butts III, D.Min., will join its faculty as a distinguished visiting professor in the Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy Division (ELAP). Starting this spring 2022 semester, Butts will teach in the ELAP division, and will support programs in the GSE’s Center …

GSE Admissions Broadens Student Outreach Via Online Open Houses

GSE Admissions Broadens Student Outreach Via Online Open Houses

Online open houses for prospective Fordham GSE students have been held throughout the pandemic, making it possible to continuously offer information about all available programs, including the on-campus, in-person opportunities that returned this fall. “One of the many things we’ve learned during this time is that students are still interested in continuing their educations and …

GSE Provides Accelerated Master’s in Teaching, 5-Year Track Program as Next Step for Fordham Undergraduates

GSE Provides Accelerated Master’s in Teaching, 5-Year Track Program as Next Step for Fordham Undergraduates

Currently, there is great demand for top quality candidates in the teaching profession. To meet demand and accelerate the process of obtaining a teaching degree, Fordham Graduate School of Education has made some important changes and updates to our 5-Year Teaching Track. First and foremost, the name has been changed to the Accelerated Master’s in …

Perseverance Leads to Educational Leadership Position for GSE Grad

Perseverance Leads to Educational Leadership Position for GSE Grad

After encountering and overcoming a number of professional and personal challenges in his education career over the last few years, Fordham GSE master of science in education, school building leader program alumnus Sean MacBride Murray (’16), joyfully ascended the educational leadership ladder this fall – and moved directly from classroom teacher to principal of St. …

Fordham GSE’s Hagin Center Offers New Continuing Education Workshops for Licensed Mental Health Counselors

Fordham GSE’s Hagin Center Offers New Continuing Education Workshops for Licensed Mental Health Counselors

Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) is now an approved New York State Continuing Education (CE) provider for Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC’s). New CE workshops, which aim to offer relevant and timely lectures regarding a variety of mental health topics, are being offered through the GSE’s Hagin School Consultation Center, a training facility …

Grad Ed Dean Shares Vision for Spreading Hope Through Education

Grad Ed Dean Shares Vision for Spreading Hope Through Education

Strawberry Pickers, one of the pieces by Dean Alvarado that was displayed during a virtual town hall on Nov. 16 In a virtual town hall-style meeting on Nov. 16, Graduate School of Education (GSE) dean José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D. shared just how profound his connection is to the work of education. From stories about his …

Focus on Improvement Science Key to Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy Program’s Success

Focus on Improvement Science Key to Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy Program’s Success

Fordham’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) has recently redesigned its doctoral program, using the principles of improvement science and a social justice perspective to help educational leaders better investigate and find solutions for persistent problems of practice in their schools and districts. This unique approach to understanding and addressing problems within a school system is …

New Partnership Provides WiFi Access to Yonkers

New Partnership Provides WiFi Access to Yonkers

Fordham University has partnered with the Westchester County Association, the City of Yonkers, STEM Alliance, Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE), and Westhab, to help launch the Yonkers Zone (Y-Zone). By utilizing Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum, the newly deployed, digital opportunity zone provides free internet access to approximately 250 to 400 need-based households in …

In Fordham Lecture, New York Schools Leader Outlines ‘Moral and Economic Imperative’ to Remove Educational Inequities

In Fordham Lecture, New York Schools Leader Outlines ‘Moral and Economic Imperative’ to Remove Educational Inequities

Photo courtesy of the New York State Department of Education In a recent Fordham-sponsored lecture, one of New York’s most powerful education leaders stressed the need for new perspectives and bold action to “recast what is possible for all students.” “This is a time to think and act differently, and to dismantle the many unfounded …

Bronx Cohort Turns to ELAP Program to Target Problems and Create Solutions Using Improvement Science

Bronx Cohort Turns to ELAP Program to Target Problems and Create Solutions Using Improvement Science

In the fall of 2020, Fordham’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) expanded and focused part of its Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy (ELAP) program around Bronx educational priorities, in partnership with the Bronx Executive Superintendent’s Office. This program concentration grew out of recognition by Bronx educational leaders that there was a need to …

1,700 Schools Served By GSE's Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN)
#1 Online Educational Leadership Master's Program for Catholic Educators, Onlinemasters.com, 2019
$2.4 million in school-based aid in 2021 to its students Known also as institutional aid, these GSE awards are given to make pursuing a graduate degree more affordable and to attract a broad range of students.
Top 20 GSE Curriculum and Instruction Online Program U.S. News & World Report, 2021