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.