Ellen Hewett - NCTN Director
Ellen is the Director of the National College Transition Network (NCTN) at World Education, Inc. Her experience includes providing system-wide professional development to support the design and implementation of college and career readiness programming; and increasing the visibility of postsecondary education transition-related policy and practice.
Ellen is a skilled facilitator with the ability to build organizational learning and capacity within a system. Prior to joining NCTN, Ellen worked for over 25 years as an administrator and faculty member at Springfield College. While at Springfield she led the development of the graduate program in Organizational Management and Leadership (OML) and taught courses within this program. Among the OML courses she taught are: Program Evaluation, Leadership: A Life-long Journey; Action Research, and Building Multicultural Organizations and Communities. Ellen was a trainer from 2005 to 2008 with the New Hampshire Bureau of Education in the Bureau’s Certified Public Managers program. Also, she has provided organizational development support to college-level programs for adult learners in Sweden, Mexico, China, England, and Brazil.
Ellen earned her undergraduate degree in political science from McGill University and a graduate degree from Southern New Hampshire University in Human Services Administration. She has completed all of her coursework for a doctorate in adult education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
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