Who We Are
Frank Locker PhD
Honored as a Planner of the Year by the Council of Educational Facilities Planners, International, Frank has taught at the university level, and is a trained facilitator and a registered architect. He conceived and co-teaches the Harvard University School of Education/School of Design course for educators and architects, Effective Education/Innovative Learning Environments. A frequent speaker at international, national, and regional school planning conferences, his recent keynote addresses have been in Vancouver; Dallas; London and Manchester, England; Frankfurt; and Abu Dhabi. Frank is an affiliate of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
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Elizabeth Grady EdD
Dr Grady has extensive experience as an educator, administrator, and researcher. As a K-12 educator she taught history and social sciences in the groundbreaking Cluster and Pilot Schools at Cambridge Rindge + Latin School, Cambridge, MA. She founded the innovative K-100 Program at Rindge and Latin and was district K-12 History Curriculum Chair. She has lectured on Human Development at Harvard University Extension Program, and has been a Course Leader for the Project Zero Summer Institute, a professional development institute for teachers and administrators based on work in cognitive psychology and pedagogy by Howard Gardner and David Perkins.
She has been Research Associate at FRANK LOCKER Educational Planning since 2008. With Frank she teaches the Harvard course Effective Education/Innovative Learning Environments, an interdisciplinary course of the graduate School of Design and the Graduate School of Education. She is an affiliate of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
Her EdD is from Harvard. She was a Fulbright Fellow to Japan, a Conant Fellow at Harvard, and a fellow in the Greek Studies program at Brandeis University.
Judy Morgan is a seasoned educational leader with a demonstrated focus on 21st century learning. As Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability for the East Syracuse Minoa Central School District in upstate New York, she was responsible for the creation, organization and implementation of the District K-12 Strategic Plan based on integrating 21st century skills aligned with Common Core Standards and District Curriculum, resulting in increased test scores, graduation rates, and community participation and support.
Trained by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, Rick and Becky DuFour (Professional Learning Communities), and Franklin Covey (7 Habits of Highly Effective People), Judy leads professional development for teachers and district leadership. She has been recognized by her peers for her work in teaching, learning and leadership development. Initially a classroom teacher, she became a school principal, serving in several districts, and recently has served as President of the New York State ASCD.
Through FRANK LOCKER Educational Planning, she was a lead speaker at the Ohio School Facilities Commission’s June 2011 21st Century Schools Design Workshop, the first of a three-part conference series for invited school districts, intended to inspire and facilitate 21st century educational deliveries and facility design. She is active in West Virginia and South Carolina in other consulting.
With a degree in Communication/Public Relations from Trinity College, Burlington, VT, Denise is responsible for the overall management of the business plus the processing of workshop outcomes and the production of reports She edits and proofs various other writings and does research in preparation for speeches and presentations. Denise is also an accomplished performing artist and a producer of both small- stage theatrical events, as well as fundraising events benefiting childrens’ arts and education programs.
…an amazing familiarity with scores of "New School" pedagogy. More!