SED associate professor of curriculum and teaching Lauren Katzman and Harvard professor Thomas Hehir have been selected as the 2006 recipients of the Boston Higher Education Partnership/The Education Resources Institute Faculty Fellowship.
Hehir and Katzman will do research to identify effective values and practices in special education programs in the Boston Public Schools. It will be conducted in collaboration with the Mason Elementary School, the Patrick O’Hearn Elementary School, the Mary Lyons Elementary School, and the Boston Arts Academy. The project aims to identify the values and practices essential for a school to provide effective special education services to their students with disabilities and at the same time contribute to improving results for all students. The BHEP expects to host a symposium next Spring when Hehir and Katzman will present their research to the community.
Hehir is the professor of practice and director of the School Leadership Program at Harvard University.