Helen Janc Malone

Dr. Helen Janc Malone is the Director of Institutional Advancement and the National Director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program at the Institute for Educational Leadership. Her areas of expertise include out-of-school time learning, education policy and leadership, and systems-level change in the national and global contexts.

She is the Information Age Publishing editor-in-chief of the new series, Current Issues in Out-of-School Time, chair of the American Educational Research Association Educational Change Special Interest Group (SIG) and the outgoing Chair of the Out-of-School Time SIG, a board director for the PDK International Chapter of Harvard University, and serves on the editorial board of a peer reviewed Journal of Expanded Learning Opportunities. She is also a peer reviewer for several academic journals focused on educational change, youth development, and school-community partnerships.

Her recent select publications include: Networks for Change: Global Perspectives, Local Practices (editor, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, 2015-16); Empowering Teachers: The Role of School-Community Partnerships (book chapter with Reuben Jacobson, IEL, in Flip the System: Changing Education from the Ground Up, 2015); Leading Educational Change: Global Issues, Challenges, and Lessons on Whole-System Reform (Teachers College Press, 2013), The Futures of School Reform (Harvard Education Press, 2012, co-authored chapter with Jeffrey Henig and Paul Reville), Expanded Learning Time and Opportunities (Jossey-Bass, 2011), Year-Round Learning: Connecting School, Afterschool, and Summer Contexts to Support Learning (Harvard Family Research Project, 2011, co-author). Malone has given distinguished lectures domestically and abroad and has appeared in mass media, including PBS, C-SPAN, Huffington Post, and has run two Education Week blogs.

Dr. Malone holds Ed.D. in education policy, leadership, and instructional practice from Harvard University.


Current Issues in Out-of-School Time
Series Editor: Helen Janc Malone