Two Lamar CISD Principals Selected for Harvard Principals’ Institute

Apr 30, 2020 | Community Relations

Lamar CISD’s Seguin Early Childhood Center Principal Mary Ellen Rocha and Carter Elementary Principal Henva Medlow were recently selected by Raise Your Hand Texas to attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) Principals’ Institute in summer 2021.

Rocha and Medlow were two of only 100 school leaders selected across the state this year to attend the HGSE Principals’ Institute. During the week-long professional development course, school leaders will strengthen their leadership and management skills and revitalize their personal vision of leadership. Participants also learn new methods for improving individual, group and organizational performance.

 Raise Your Hand Texas has sponsored over 1,300 principals across the state to attend training at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s (HGSE) Principals’ Center. The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports programmatic initiatives structured to identify, pilot and scale systemic improvements in public education. The center offers a variety of professional development programs designed to empower and inspire school leaders. Selected applicants not only receive an all-expenses paid training opportunity, but also become a member of the statewide network of Raise Your Hand Texas alumni.

To learn more about the HGSE Principal Institute, click here