The Barbara L. Jackson, Ed.D., Lecture
Educational Options and Systems to Support Equity in Urban Education
Presented by: Howard L. Fuller, Ph.D.
Monday, December 4, 2017 | 5:30 p.m.
McNally Amphitheatre, 140 West 62nd Street
Lincoln Center Campus, Fordham University
Howard Fuller, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor of education and founder/director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The mission of the institute is to support exemplary education options that transform learning for children while empowering families, particularly low-income families, to choose the best options for their children.
Immediately before his appointment at Marquette University, Fuller served as the superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools from June 1991 to June 1995. He became nationally known for his support for fundamental educational reform. Fuller is the chair of the Board of Milwaukee Collegiate Academy. He also serves on the board of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, the Milwaukee Region Board of Teach for America, Milwaukee Charter School Advocates and Education Cities. He is an advisory board member of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the National Association for Charter School Authorizers.
Barbara L. Jackson, Ed.D., was a professor in the Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy at the Graduate School of Education from 1987 to 2008 and served as chair of the division from 1997 to 2003. GSE established a lecture series in her name to honor her distinguished scholarship and contributions to the field of educational leadership.