Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults (Routledge), a new book by Assistant Professor of Education Marc Brasof, details Dr. Brasof’s proposed process of creating school governance structures that produce active, informed students.
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Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of education, worked with the Rendell Center to bring democracy and civic learning to the School District of Philadelphia’s Stanton Elementary. Under the leadership of Beth Specker, Dr. Brasof, Anne Spector, and Elaine Scarpino facilitated multiple professional...
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Dr. Brasof's has taught for almost 20 years. Dr. Brasof was a founding faculty member and history/social studies teacher at Constitution High School, Pennsylvania's only history- and civic-themed public school. While earning a doctorate in educational leadership Temple University, he taught curriculum courses as a graduate student and then eventually at Arcadia University's School of Education in the doctoral educational leadership and teacher education programs.
Dr. Brasof has published scholarship examining secondary school improvement from the perspectives of student voice, distributed and democratic leadership, and civic and history education. Dr. Brasof authored the book Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults (2015) and is currently working on an upcoming co-edited volume on student voice research methods. Dr. Brasof was awarded Ellington Beavers Fund for Intellectual Inquiry in 2019 and Academic Affairs Innovative Implementation Grant for his work on starting the School of Education's Social Action and Justice Education Fellowship. Dr. Brasof is also the current Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair.
Dr. Brasof’s teaching and research focuses on organizational leadership and teacher education. Dr. Brasof's praxis aims to foster more democracy in schools through an intersection of student voice, project-based learning, and school-community partnerships.