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Kenneth Mawritz
Assistant Clinical Professor

Kenneth J. Mawritz, PhD


PhD, University of Pittsburgh
MS, BS Duquesne University

Program Affiliation

EdD, Educational Leadership & Management


  • Geller, K., Mawritz, K., & Phillips, J. (2017, September) Faculty as Networked Improvement Community: Alignment of EdD Program Learning Objectives, Standards, and Measurable Outcomes. Presentation at Drexel University Assessment Conference.
  • Phillips, J. C., Mawritz, K., & Lewis-Grant, K. (2017, June). EdD Program Innovation and Design in an Era of Accountability. Presentation at the semi-annual Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate (CPED) Convening, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Hammrich, P., Mawritz, K., & Phillips, J. C. (2017, April). Drexel EdD as Program Innovation. CPED/SIG presentation at AERA. Ignite presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX,
  • Mawritz, K., (2017, April) An Effective Teaching and Learning Leadership Technique Utilizing the “Social Presencing Theater.” Presentation at the National Social Science Association Technology and Social Science Conference.
  • Mawritz, K. & Summa, A. (2017, March). The researcher sensitivity for a Study Participants. Poster presentation at the Moorehead-Laurencin, MD, Sex and Gender Research Forum.
  • Mawritz, K., (2016, March) Promoting Learner Engagement Utilizing Experiential Interactive Teaching and Learning Techniques in a Virtual Space. Presentation at the Quality Matters Conference.
  • Educational Administration
  • Change Leadership
  • Social Justice
  • 21st Century Teaching and Learning
  • Sustainability
  • Clinical Professor, Drexel University
  • Clinical Professor, Immaculata University
  • Supervisor of Secondary Education, State College Area School District
  • High School Principal, Lebanon School District
  • High School Principal, Conneaut Area School District
  • High School Counselor, Norristown Area School District

Ken Mawritz has been a professor at Drexel University for eight years. He earned his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh, and a MEd in Counseling and a BA in Social Studies at Duquesne University.  His teaching and learning experience as counselor, coach, building principal, central office leader, and college professor, provide him with the knowledge base to contribute to a dynamic School of Education community. 

Ken’s research focus is on leadership, change, K-12 teaching and learning, and democracy and equity. He was the co-facilitator of the national committee that developed Dr. Ted Sizer’s Tenth Common Principle entitled Democracy and Equity.  He was a member of the Coalition of Essential Schools National Congress and a member of the Middle States Advisory Commission on Secondary Schools.  He was awarded the PASCD Supervision and Curriculum Development Award and the Lebanon Hispanic Community Outreach Award.  He has experience in using Dr. Irving Goldaber’s Communication Laboratory Conflict Resolution Process and is currently working with Otto Scharmer and Arawana Hayashi in the Social Presencing Theater to address collective awareness.

Ken and his wife Natalie devote much love and attention to their children and grandchildren. They live in Collegeville and thrive on the opportunity to make a difference.