Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor
Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
- Developer/director of small schools and innovative programs (all levels)
- Teacher of English and social studies
- Curriculum developer/trainer in socio-emotional learning: advisory, conflict resolution, peer mediation, diversity
- Consultant/trainer on project-based and integrated curriculum
- Educator and designer of physician training (internships and interdisciplinary teamwork)
Recent Professional Contributions
- Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Bank Street College, Fall 2012 - present
- Consultant/trainer to schools, leadership teams, and network staff training (Clusters I, IV), New York City Department of Education, Fall 2009 - present
- Facilitator/consultant, Rubin Museum of Art, Education and Visitor Experience. Goals, Roles, and Teams. Staff Retreats, Fall 2010, 2011, 2012
- Lead Consultant, Fall Colloquium: Election Event 2012 from a Social Systems Perspective: Experiential Exercise on Embedded Identity Groups. Sponsored by The New York Center for the Study of Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems, November 2012
- Facilitator, Interactive Training Event. How We Help. New York City Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER), April 2011
- Consultant, Case Studies in Group Dynamics. Social-Organizational Psychology Program. Teachers College, Columbia University, 2009-2011
- Consultant. A 3-day group relations conference, Authority, Leadership, and Participation in Groups and Organizational Systems, in the Tavistock tradition. Sponsored by: New York Center for the Study of Groups, Organizations, and Social Systems and Teachers College, Columbia University. November 2009
- Ed.D., Education and Organizational Development, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.A., Teaching of English, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
- B.A., English, Brandeis University
Selected Publications and Presentations
White, E., (2011). Dusk. In G. Noppe-Brandon (Ed.), One vision, many voices: A multicultural and multigenerational collection (pp. 261-269). Bloomington, IN: iUniverse.
White, E. (2006). Top-down and sideways: Diffusion of learning and critical friends work with district leaders. Paper presented at the National School Reform Faculty Conference. Denver, CO.
White, E. (2004). The microlab: Exploring race, class, and gender. In N. Cambron-McCabe, L. Cunningham, J. Harvey, & R. Koff (Eds.), A school superintendent’s fieldbook: A guide for leaders of learning (pp. 158-161). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
White, E., & Crow, G. (1993). Rites of passage: The changing role perceptions of interns in their preparation for principalship. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference. Atlanta, GA.
Bernard, H. S., & White, E. (1986). The relationship between person-role conflict and systemic dysfunction. Group & Organization Management, 11(1), 5-25.