Grandson, Charles

Chair and faculty, Education Leadership
Ed.D.
Education Leadership
Boston
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Courses Taught

Courses in Advanced Leadership and Advanced Educational Policy and Practice

Education

ED.D. - BOSTON COLLEGE, Chestnut Hill, MA - Educational Leadership, 2014
Dissertation Title: Turning Around Schools: A View From Superintendent/ Central Office as Policy Implementers

M.ED. - BOSTON COLLEGE, Chestnut Hill, MA - Curriculum and Instruction, 2006
Thesis Title: The Use of Culturally Relevant Curriculum and Pedagogy in Student Engagement

B.A. - BOSTON COLLEGE, Chestnut Hill, MA - History, 2005

Professional Certifications

  • School District Leader, Transitional D Certificate, - State of New York, 2014
  • K-12 Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent License - State of Massachusetts, 2013
  • 9-12 Principal, Assistant Principal License - State of Massachusetts, 2010
  • 7-12 Secondary History Teaching - State of Massachusetts, 2006
Professional Experience

Malden Public Schools, Malden, MA - Superintendent of Schools (Interim)

Harvard Kennedy School - Center for Public Leadership, Cambridge, MA - Associate Director, Leadership Development

Poughkeepsie City School District, Poughkeepsie, NY - Deputy Superintendent

Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MA - School Redesign Officer and Principal, High School of Commerce

English High School - Program Director (History) / Director 9th Grade Academy

Boston Global Leadership Charter School, Boston, MA - Founder - Boston Global Leadership Public Charter School

Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA - History Teacher / Teacher Leader, Brook Farm Academy (BFA)

Faculty instructor at Boston College, Northeastern University

Awards & Recognitions
  • Donovan Urban Teaching Scholar
  • Bank of America Scholarship
  • Boston School Leadership Institute Certificate of Completion
  • Scaffold Apprenticeship Model (Data-Driven Inquiry) Certificate of Completion
  • The SUPES Academy: Superintendent and executive school district leadership development program
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • Council of Graduate Schools - (institutional)
  • MSSAA/ Teachers 21 Massachusetts Administrators’ Leadership Licensure Program Superintendent /Assistant Superintendent
  • American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE)