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HTF Welcomes Cohort 4

January 31, 2019
HTF's fourth cohort started the program on Monday, January 28! Our largest and most diverse cohort to-date, our cohort comes from 18 different concentrations across Harvard College. We can't wait to help them develop into strong, responsive, compassionate classroom teachers!
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HTF Cohort 2 Graduates!

July 27, 2018
On July 27, 2018 HTF's second Cohort of Fellows graduated from the program. All 21 graduates of Cohort 2 have full-time teaching positions lined up for the fall, and we can't wait to see the amazing work they'll continue to do with students across the country. Congratulations HTF Cohort 2!
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HTF Cohort 1 Gradutes

July 28, 2017
On July 28, 2017 HTF's inaugural Cohort of 18 Fellows graduated from the program. They go on to teach and make a difference in communities across the country, and we are so proud of all their hard work, growth, and compassion. Congratulations HTF Cohort 1!
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How to Get to Big, Hairy Audacious Goals

July 20, 2017

Education Week

Stephen Mahoney, former principal of the Springfield Renaissance School and now Associate Director of the Harvard Teacher Fellows, on how to think and plan for the academic year.

Jessi Glueck

Meet the Student Orators

May 22, 2017

The Harvard Gazette

Jessi Glueck, Harvard College Class of 2017 and HTF Cohort 2 Fellow, is the Latin orator at Harvard University's 2017 Commencement Morning Excercies.


Usable Knowledge Video

Treating Each Other With Respect

March 23, 2017

Usable Knowledge, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Stephen Mahoney, the associate director of the Harvard Teacher Fellows program and a former school principal, offers insight into why students need to learn to thoughtfully interact with one another, and he provides advice on how teachers can build those skills.

edweek article

Ed Schools Use Video to Mentor Interns

March 10, 2017

Education Week

Sarah Cole, a Harvard teacher fellow training at a charter school in Denver, was frustrated by the lack of participation in her 8th grade English/language arts class. "It was like pulling teeth," she said of students' lack of responses...

Figure it Out Yourself

Figure it Out Yourself

September 26, 2016

Harvard Gazette

On the first day of class, the instructor handed out spaghetti, string, tape, and marshmallows to the eight students gathered around a table and asked them to build the tallest possible freestanding structure and place the marshmallow on top, in 18 minutes...

Learning to Change the World

Learning to Change the World

June 1, 2016

Harvard Gazette - by DREW FAUST

One of the highlights of my spring semester is speaking with members of the senior class about their plans for the future. Some leave Harvard College in continuing pursuit of longstanding goals ....

Where Are All the Teachers of Color?

Where Are All the Teachers of Color?

May 14, 2016

Harvard Ed. Magazine

All teachers are white. That’s what Estefania Rodriguez believed as a kid going to school in Hartford, Connecticut. When she was four years old, she and her family fled violence in their native Colombia and moved to the United States...

Float like a butterfly, work like a bee

Float like a butterfly, work like a bee

May 10, 2016

Harvard Gazette

Cross a social butterfly with a worker bee, and you’ve got Jesus Moran.

Outgoing, busy, but not flighty, the College senior has been deeply dedicated to so many extracurricular activities (among others: Ghungroo, an annual celebration of South Asian culture and the largest student-run production on campus; Concilio Latino, a cultural and social awareness group; Eliot House Committee; an internship with the University’s...

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Teachers in Training: Launching the First Class of Harvard Teacher Fellows

April 15, 2016

Standing in front of the inaugural class of Harvard Teacher Fellows, Sarah R. Leibel, a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Master Teacher for the Teacher Fellows program, shared a personal poem biography in the style of George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From.”