Interview Intervention

When: Monday, February 23 | 7:00-9:15 p.m.

Where: SED Student Lounge

Hone your interview skills with principals and hiring professionals from diverse school settings. The program will include small group mock interviews, a panel discussion, and end with a networking reception.

Please bring resumes and dress as you would for an interview.

While general interview skills will be covered, this session will be most useful for students seeking teaching positions in conventional public school settings.

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Dr. Roger F. Harris (SED ’74) has devoted 39 years to working with youth in Boston’s traditional and charter schools, as a classroom teacher, athletic coach, dean, principal, and superintendent. Currently, Dr. Harris is a member of the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies department at Boston University and president & CEO of the Boston Renaissance Charter School Foundation.

Linda Nathan is a Senior Lecturer and Faculty Director of the newly formed Institute for Creative Educational Leadership (ICEL) at Boston University. Most recently, Linda served as the Special Advisor to the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools. Dr. Nathan served as founding headmaster of Boston Arts Academy, Boston’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts. She was also the co-director of Fenway High School. She began her career in Boston as a bilingual teacher and started Boston’s first arts middle school.

Linda is MC for Interview Intervention.

Carmen Torres is the Clinical Instructor for the Institute for Creative Educational Leadership (ICEL) at Boston University’s School of Education. Torres is a veteran urban school educator and school founder. She founded the Health Careers Pathway at Brighton High School and the first pharmacy program at Fenway High School. As the founding assistant headmaster and then co-headmaster of Boston Arts Academy, she led the vision for the student support team and their social- emotional, as well as culture and climate initiatives.

Dr. Robert J. Weintraub (SED ’86) is a research professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Boston University’s School of Education where he teaches courses in education leadership, advises Masters and Doctoral students, and develops and leads several special projects. Before teaching leadership in higher education settings, Dr. Weintraub served for 19 years as the headmaster of Brookline High School and taught a ninth grade English class throughout his tenure. Dr. Weintraub was also the founding principal of the K – 8 City Magnet “Micro-Society” School in Lowell, Massachusetts.