Dr. Naso is the director of the Ph.D. in Educational Studies programs.
Professional Title: Assistant Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: School leadership, writing and research by practitioners, students' perceptions of school, practitioners' use of theory
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Ph.D. in Educational Leadership
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Critical Contexts for the Principalship; The Purposes of Schools in a Democratic Society; Schools as Systems
Education: BS, University of Scranton; MPh., Newton College; CAS, Harvard University; EdD, Harvard University
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Now director of Lesley's PhD in Educational Studies programs, Paul has extensive experience in public schools as a teacher, curriculum coordinator, principal, and assistant superintendent. His teaching assignments have been at the elementary, secondary, and graduate level. His consulting work has included mentoring and coaching of elementary school principals, facilitating collaborative action research, and making presentations on writing instruction, curriculum leadership, and student motivation.
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