Posts by Leah Hamilton
Leah Hamilton served as director of education from 2015 to June 2022. In 2023, she stepped into a new role as Vice President, Philanthropy at Pilot House Associates.
Barr Announces First Cohort of Partners in $30-Million “Engage New England: Doing High School Differently” Initiative
Nine organizations from Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine receive planning grants to advance greater success for all students.
Learning Beyond the Walls of Traditional High Schools
Barr issues RFP for planning and design of schools situated within a wider learning ecosystem to promote college and career readiness.
Barr Seeks Proposals from Innovative Schools and Programs
Foundation issues RFP for planning and design of schools and programs in New England focused on connecting students off track to graduation to success in high school and beyond.
Barr Launches New Initiative to Support Off-Track Youth
The Education Program issues Request for Information and invites responses through October 21.
New Strategies for Barr’s Education Program
Grounded in the belief that all students can succeed in school and in life, our new portfolio represents sharper focus and expanding reach.
Announcing a New Addition to Barr’s Education Team
Jenny Curtin named senior program officer for Education.
Connecting All Students to Success In and Beyond High School
Leah Hamilton discusses the growing national movement to rethink secondary education and its influence on the Education program’s strategic planning process.