Terri N. Watson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Leadership and Special Education at The City College of New York. A Harlem native, her research examines the practices of urban school leaders and the impact of school reform initiatives on children and communities of color. Dr. Watson is currently engaged in a grant-funded longitudinal study of the leadership practices in a large predominately Black and Latino high school. Through this research-practice partnership, she works closely with the school’s leadership team to strengthen parent engagement and school-community relations in ways that support student success.
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