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Dr. Hardin Coleman

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Dr. Hardin Coleman

Mayor Thomas M. Menino recently appointed Dr. Hardin Coleman, Dean of Boston University School of Education, to the Boston School Committee. Dean Coleman will complete the term of John Barros who stepped down from the Committee in April. The vacated term ends on January 6, 2014.

​“Dean Coleman brings a unique blend of expertise and experience to the Boston School Committee,” Mayor Menino said. “I am honored to appoint an individual with such exceptional credentials, skills, and experience.”

A licensed psychologist, Dean Coleman holds degrees in Counseling and Psychology from Stanford University, the University of Vermont, and Williams College. Before assuming his position at Boston University in 2008, Dean Coleman served as Associate Dean and Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin for several years.

Most recently, Dean Coleman served as the Co-Chair of the External Advisory Board for School Assignment to the Boston Public School. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Quality Schools Working Group for the Boston Public Schools.

​The Boston School Committee is a seven-member board, which governs and sets policy for the Boston Public Schools.