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

Miami, FL Regional Reception

Regional Receptions
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:30pm
Hilton Miami Airport
5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126

Tampa, FL Regional Reception

Regional Receptions
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:30pm
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
200 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

NEW DATE for Atlanta – Tuesday, December 13, 2016 (the location has not changed)

Regional Receptions
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel 165 Courtland St, NE Atlanta, GA 30303
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:30pm CANCELLED