PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AT THE Harvard Graduate School of Education

  Higher Education, Professional Development, Training 


Who We Are

At the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), we approach our mission of improving educational opportunities and outcomes with urgency and purpose. Professional Education is a vital part of the Harvard Graduate School of Education community which bridges research and practice through a variety of professional development programs designed to provide actionable solutions for practitioners. 

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What We Do

Through a robust portfolio of 100 programs for early childhood, K-12, and higher education professionals, we serve more than 18,000 educators around the world each year. We offer on-campus, online, and custom programs for both individual and groups of educators in:

  • Higher Education: The Harvard Institutes for Higher Education offers a vibrant portfolio of leadership development programs designed for higher education administrators-from directors, department heads, and deans, to vice presidents, provosts, and presidents. 
  • K-12: HGSE’s K-12 Professional Education programs are crafted for a broad cross section of stakeholders and include portfolios for district and systems-level leaders, current and aspiring school leaders, and teachers and instructional leaders.
  • Early Childhood: The Zaentz Professional Learning Academy is designed to support the learning and development of early education leaders at all levels and in all settings in the mixed-delivery system—those influencing practice and policy from the schoolhouse to the state house.




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Min Zeng
Senior Manager Engagement and Outreach
Professional Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education

13 Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02155

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