Featuring Susan H. Furhman, President of Teachers College (TC) at Columbia University, and Verónica Cabezas (PhD '10), assistant professor at Universidad Católica’s School of Education.
Susan H. Furhman is the tenth President of Teachers College (TC), the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States ranked throughout the years as one of the topmost global academic institutions of its kind. She is also the founding Director and Chair of the Management Committee of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), and former President of the National Academy of Education (2009–2013). Her research interests include state policy design, accountability, deregulation, and intergovernmental relationships. To celebrate her last year at the College, and to give thanks for all things TC, she is heading out on the TC2U: Thanks a Million Tour that will bring her to Chile in March.
This conversation will be chaired by Verónica Cabezas (PhD '10), a member of the Columbia Global Centers | Santiago’s Advisory Board, who will draw on President Fuhrman's 40 years of studying policy and implementation in the US and other countries, especially as it relates to education reform in Chile.