Helen Janc Malone

Director of Institutional Advancement
National Director, Education Policy Fellowship Program

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Dr. Helen Janc Malone is the IEL Director of Institutional Advancement and the Director of National Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). She is focused on continuing to grow IEL as premier voice on cross-boundary leadership and an agent of social change and on strengthening EPFP. Her areas of expertise include: education policy and leadership, expanded learning, systems-level change in the national and global contexts. She is the Chair of the American Educational Research Association Out-of-School Time Special Interest Group, a Board Director for the PDK International Chapter of Harvard University, and serves on the editorial boards of two journals, Afterschool Matters and the Journal of Expanded Learning Opportunities, in addition to her posts as a peer reviewer for several academic journals focused on educational change, youth development, and school-community partnerships. Her recent select publication include: Leading Educational Change: Global Issues, Challenges, and Lessons on Whole-System Reform (Teachers College Press, 2013), "The Search Stage" (Journal of School Counseling, 2013), The Futures of School Reform (Harvard Education Press, 2012, co-authored chapter), Expanded Learning Time and Opportunities (Jossey-Bass, 2011), Year-Round Learning: Connecting School, Afterschool, and Summer Contexts to Support Learning (Harvard Family Research Project, 2011, co-author). She has co-founded two special interest groups within the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Malone has given distinguished lectures domestically and abroad and has appeared in mass media, including PBS, C-SPAN, Huffington Post, and has run two Education Week blogs. Dr. Malone holds a B.S. in political science from Towson University, M.A. in higher education policy and leadership from University of Maryland, College Park, and an Ed.M. and Ed.D. in education policy, leadership, and instructional practice from Harvard University.

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