Alumni Notes: Rashid Ferrod Davis (’03)

In the aftermath of President Obama’s State of the Union Address in February, in which he “shouted out” to Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech) in Brooklyn, NY as a model for educational reform, P-Tech institutions have garnered new attention.

Rashid Ferrod Davis (M.S. Ed. in Administration and Supervision ’03) is the founding principal of P-Tech, which is a “turnaround” institution for grades 9 through 14 focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, with partners including the New York City Department of Education, the New York City College of Technology, The City University of New York’s Early College Initiative, and IBM. 

Click here to read more about P-Tech and its impact on the future of high school education in Scholastic Administrator Magazine.
Click here and here to access past news articles about Principal Davis and P-Tech.

Additionally, Principal Davis will be one of five honorees on June 10th at the Entertainers4Education Alliance 2013 Principal Soiree, which is held annually to recognize principals for outstanding achievement.  Entertainers4Education is a non-profit organization that utilizes the power of celebrities, musicians, sports figures, high profile individuals and entertainment to promote positive messages to young people about the importance of education, personal advancement and social commitment. GSE congratulates Principal Davis on this honor! 

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