Events

Unconventional Measures of Grit
Thursday, September 22
12:00pm
CPL Darman Seminar Room, Taubman 135

Speaker: Albert Cheng, Harvard Kennedy School 

The series is free to all in the Harvard community. Others please RSVP to pepg@fas.harvard.edu. A light lunch will be provided unless otherwise noted.

The Education Policy Colloquia Series is presented by the Program on Education Policy and Governance affiliated with the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and the Department of Government, Harvard University.  The series is co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Meet the MBTA!
Friday, September 23
3:00pm
Littauer 382

Evan Rowe (HBS), Director of Revenue, MBTA
Nick Easley (HKS), Director of Flexible Contracting, MBTA
Ben Schutzman (HBS), Director of Transportation Innovation, MBTA

The Harvard Kennedy School City and Local Policy Interest Council is excited to welcome representatives from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)! All three guests are recent Harvard alumni: Evan Rowe (HBS), the MBTA's first Director of Revenue; Nick Easley (HKS), the Director of Flexible Contracting; and Ben Schutzman (HBS), the Director of Transportation Innovation. Join us and learn about how our area's mass transit system works, and bring your questions about transportation, from innovation to finance to more.

Light snacks will be provided.

This event is co-sponsored by the City & Local PIC, the Harvard Kennedy School Office of Career Advancement, the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.

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The Future of School Reform
Thursday, September 29
12:00pm
Land Lecture Hall, Belfer 400

Speaker: Jeb Bush, former Governor, State of Florida

The series is free to all in the Harvard community. Others please RSVP to pepg@fas.harvard.edu. A light lunch will be provided unless otherwise noted.

The Education Policy Colloquia Series is presented by the Program on Education Policy and Governance affiliated with the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and the Department of Government, Harvard University.  The series is co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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How Should Policymakers Drive Autonomous Cars?
Wednesday, October 5
4:15 - 5:45pm
Nye B, Taubman Fifth Floor

The 2016 Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (and Bikes) series will focus on the question, “How Should Policymakers Drive Autonomous Cars?” The objective of this series is to look at the many dimensions of this impending (and certainly disruptive) development.

Iyad Rahwan, Associate Professor of Media Arts & Sciences at the MIT Media Lab and author of “The Social Dilemma of Autonomous Vehicles,” will speak at the second installment of the series on Wednesday, October 5th.

This event is co-sponsored by the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. 

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PEPG Colloquia Series
Tuesday, October 18
12:00pm
WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

Speaker: Jane Friesen, Simon Fraser University

The series is free to all in the Harvard community. Others please RSVP to pepg@fas.harvard.edu. A light lunch will be provided unless otherwise noted.

The Education Policy Colloquia Series is presented by the Program on Education Policy and Governance affiliated with the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and the Department of Government, Harvard University.  The series is co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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What Parents Think about Public, Private and Charter Schools: A Nationwide Survey
Tuesday, October 25
12:00pm
WAPPP Cason Seminar Room, Taubman 102

Speaker: Paul E. Peterson, Harvard University

The series is free to all in the Harvard community. Others please RSVP to pepg@fas.harvard.edu. A light lunch will be provided unless otherwise noted.

The Education Policy Colloquia Series is presented by the Program on Education Policy and Governance affiliated with the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and the Department of Government, Harvard University.  The series is co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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PEPG Colloquia Series
Thursday, November 17
12:00pm
Location TBD

Speaker: John White, Superintendent of Education, State of Louisiana

The series is free to all in the Harvard community. Others please RSVP to pepg@fas.harvard.edu. A light lunch will be provided unless otherwise noted.

The Education Policy Colloquia Series is presented by the Program on Education Policy and Governance affiliated with the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and the Department of Government, Harvard University.  The series is co-sponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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