Lead Serious Change


Join a select national network of experienced educational leaders from public and private sectors, P-12, through an intensive, cohort-based, 3-year program.

  • Practitioner, inquiry-based focus
  • Lifetime access to program supports
  • On-demand access to writing, research, and social media coaches
  • Executive format classes meet one weekend a month

News from MCDPEL

A core program faculty member in the Mid-Career Doctoral Program explains the transformative power of practitioner research for educational professionals.  See her essay in Penn GSE’s journal, Perspectives in Urban Education.

Recent graduate Dr. Brandon Cooley, Principal at Penn Wood High School, shares his thinking about the school’s success and culture of determination in a recent TV profile.  Click here to watch the video.

Midcareer Events

Chicago, IL Regional Reception

Regional Receptions
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Crown Plaza Metro Downtown
733 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60661

Washington, DC Regional Reception

Regional Receptions
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
Capital Hilton 
16th & “K” Street,
NW Washington, DC 20036

New York City Regional Reception

Regional Receptions
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
The Penn Club New York,
30 W. 44th Street
New York, NY 10036