Posts by Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton served as director of education from 2015 to June 2022. For the balance of 2022, Leah will be serving as a senior advisor working on a range of special projects. In early 2023, she will become Vice President, Philanthropy at Pilot House Associates.

We Know Principals Are Important, So Why Doesn’t Anyone Want to Be One These Days?

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

The pandemic is driving principals out, and preparation programs don’t give them the support they need.

April 01, 2022 | Category: Education

Transformative Schools Require Transformative Leaders

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

New fellowship for aspiring school leaders who seek to reimagine high school.

March 10, 2022 | Category: Education

Don’t Let the School Year Go to Waste

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

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Elina Alayeva

Guest Author · Executive Director, Springpoint

Leah Hamilton and Elina Alayeva share three priorities for a student-centered school year throughout the pandemic.

October 22, 2020 | Category: Education

New Support Available to Massachusetts Schools Planning for 2020-21 School Year

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

Timely support for school and system leaders navigating COVID19 and centering their 2020-21 planning in equity.

June 09, 2020 | Category: Education

Boston Globe to Deepen Reporting on Education

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

Building on the successful “Valedictorians Project,” a broadened journalistic effort aims to increase quantity and quality of coverage and public discussions about Boston’s public schools.

June 20, 2019 | Category: Education

Strengthening School Leadership in Massachusetts

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

New report examines challenges and opportunities for ensuring every school has an effective principal.

June 12, 2019 | Category: Education

Barr Announces RFP for Cohort Three of the Engage New England Initiative

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

Seeking proposals for $150,000, one-year planning grants from teams ready to do high school differently.

November 08, 2018 | Category: Education

Barr Announces $4.5 million in New Grants for “Doing High School Differently”

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

10 organizations from across New England gain support to plan and implement new school models to advance greater success for all students.

June 27, 2018 | Category: Education

New Report Details Challenges Facing Boston’s Public High Schools

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

EY-Parthenon analysis details challenges facing public high school students who fall off track, and recommends five components of integrated approach to ensure high-quality for all.

May 24, 2018 | Category: Education

Barr Announces RFP for Cohort Two of the Engage New England Initiative

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Senior Advisor

Foundation issues request for proposals for a second cohort of teams to design schools focused on connecting students off track to graduate to success in high school and beyond.

October 24, 2017 | Category: Education