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Mario R. Borunda
Mario R. Borunda, EdD
Graduate Dean
Santa Barbara, CA

mborunda@fielding.edu

EdD, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA, 1990
EdM, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1982
BA, Whittier College, Whittier, CA, 1974
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Leadership and Change
  • Redefining Curriculum
  • Organizational Theories
  • Management Theories
  • Program Evaluation, Theory & Application
  • Public Policy and Practice
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Leadership
  • Social Justice
  • Higher Education

 

 

Professional Memberships:

  • Goddard College, Board of Trustees member, and Chair of Academic and Student Affairs Committee, Plainfield, Vermont
  • Math Power, Board of Trustees member, 2004 to present, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Walker Home and School, Advisory Board member, Needham, Massachusetts, 1993 to present
 

Honors and Awards:

  • Chair, Harvard Educational Review
  • Co-founder, Center for Urban and Minority Education
  • Governor Appointment, Board of Higher Education, Boston, Massachusetts
 

Publications:

  • Murrell, P., Borunda, M. R. 1998. Cultural and Community Politics of Educational Equity: Towards a new framework of PDS'. In Professional Development Schools ed. N. Lauter, New York, New York. National Center for Restructuring Education, School and Teaching.
  • Thouvenelle, S., Borunda, M., and McDowell, C. 1994. Replicating Inequities: Are we doing it again? In Young Children: Active learners in a technological age. cds. J. L. Wright and D. D. Shade, 151-166.

 

 

Presentations:

  • Early Literacy Proficiency Gap Task Force Report, 2009, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Steps Forward, Recommendation of the 2007-2008 Massachusetts Early Education and Out of School Time Workforce Development Task Force, Chapter; Credentialing and Career Lattice, 68-78, 2008, Massachusetts Department of Early Care and Education, United Way, Schott Foundation.
  • Leslie University: Meeting the nation's teacher quality challenges at scale. Panel discussion at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (with M. Borunda, D. Haselkorn, & L. Grisham). 2005.

 

Professional Experience:

Graduate Dean, Fielding Graduate University
Dean, School of Educational Leadership & Change
 
 
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