Mollie Gambone is a 2017 graduate of Drexel PhD in Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies program and is currently the Eexcutive Director of the Progressive Education Lab Fellowship and interim dean of students at the Crefeld School. Her research interests focus on the Progressive Education movement and Professional Learning Communities of teachers within this movement. At Drexel, she is actively involved in the Student Global Advisory Board as their secretary. She is also a student member of the School of Education’s Critical Conversations in Urban Education committee and the Dragon Team tasked with streamlining the School of Education’s use of APA.
Gambone has presented her work on her previous scholarly interest, national identity formation in international schools, at the Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Educators, and the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP). She is a member of AERA, ASA, and SSSP.
Prior to studying at Drexel, Mollie earned a degree in Secondary Teaching Certification in English from Shippensburg University, an ESL Teaching Certification from Juniata College, and an MS in Interdisciplinary Studies from SUNY Buffalo. She has taught English/Language Arts and English as a Foreign Language in the United States, Ecuador, Turkey, Bangladesh, and Honduras. She has also worked as an independent curriculum consultant developing K–12 English curriculum for a bilingual school, as well as for an adult English language program.