Helen Janc Malone Ed.D.

Dr. Helen Janc Malone is an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer (EDU 649 Nonformal Education and Development). She is also Director of Education Policy & Institutional Advancement and the National Director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) at the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL). She is the editor-in-chief of the Current Issues in Out-of-School Time book series (Information Age Publishing) and serves on the editorial board of a peer reviewed Journal of Expanded Learning Opportunities. She is also an expert advisor on several out-of-school time projects and a peer reviewer for academic journals focused on educational change, youth development, and school-community partnerships. Her select publications from the past year include: The Role of Context in Scaling Up Educational Change (Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 17(3), the official journal of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association, 2018); The Growing Out-of-School Time Field: Past, Present, and Future (Information Age Publishing, 2018, co-edited book); The Future Directions in Educational Change: Social Justice, Professional Capital, and Systems Change (Routledge, 2018, co-edited book); Opening Doors, Changing Futures (co-edited technical report, IEL, 2018); Collaborative Partnerships for Systems Change (Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 2(4), 2017). She co-founded two special interest groups (SIG) within the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and has most recently served as the Chair of the Educational Change SIG. 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.