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Desired Industry: Education/Teaching/Training SpiderID: 61103
Desired Job Location: New York, New York Date Posted: 6/1/2012
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: 100000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Doctoral Willing to Relocate: No


Objective:
- Highly accomplished
professional, with commendable strengths
and qualifications in the areas of
leadership, administration, staff
supervision, program monitoring,
professional development, and education
system reform.
- Experienced educator, equipped
with proven expertise in teaching
graduate and undergraduate courses in
general education, urban education
issues, multicultural pedagogy and
education, instructional methodologies
and strategies, international education
development, and building school-
community relations.
- Capable of blending innovative
and instructional methods toward
professional growth and learning
advancement, with aptitude of creating
“Small Learning Communities”.
- Active leader and skilled
communicator, adept at fostering
meaningful relationship and developing
effective collaborations with faculty,
staff, students, schools and districts,
community groups, and community
stakeholders in education.
- Innovative director, expert at
conducting scholarly research; with
outstanding ability to analyze and
explain complex concepts
- An accommodating and versatile
individual, with innate talent in
developing inspiring hands-on lessons
that captures a student’s imagination
and breed success.
- Strategic thinker; aptitude to
remain flexible, ensuring that every
student’s learning styles and abilities
are addressed.


Experience:
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BANK STREET COLLEGE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF
EDUCATION | NEW YORK, NY
Executive Administrator/Accreditation
Coordinator, 2011–2012
- Closely monitored staff while
managing workloads, including
integration of administrative tasks as
well as facilitation of communication
among faculty, staff, students, and
administration.
- Served as active member of Deans
Group, Chairs Plus Group, Accreditation
Committee, Program Review Committee, and
other committees; led and organized
divisional meetings and retreats
events/programs.
- Supervised the preparation and
publication of key Graduate School
materials, including the annual Graduate
School catalog and faculty and student
handbooks, as well as fall, spring, and
summer bulletins.
- Worked closely with National
Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education, the New York State Education
Department regarding teacher education
and leadership preparation
accreditation; ensure complete
compliance with set requirements of
Middle States Association for regional
accreditation.
- Managed the design and
implementation of students’ entry, exit,
alumni, and employer surveys.
- Guaranteed overall compliance
with state, federal and other higher
education institutions in performing
time reporting of college data.
- Established and sustained open
line of communication with student body
and the college administration; lead,
motivate, and counsel graduate Student
Council.
- Developed and maintained
professional relationships with state,
regional and national accreditation
agencies.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS:
- Played a key role as member of
the Senior Leadership Team; ensured
achievement of Graduate School’s goals
in the preparation of individuals to
become outstanding teachers in early
childhood and childhood education and
education leaders, both building and
district levels in schools, museums, and
other educational settings.
- Contributed in the development
and implementation of council programs
by providing effectual recommendations
to Council of Students; liaised between
graduate school and the Student Council.
- Efficiently directed and
coordinated key programmatic and
administrative functions in the Graduate
School of Education in cooperation with
the deans, department chairs, program
directors, faculty, staff, and students.

INSTITUTE FOR URBAN EDUCATION, NEW
SCHOOL UNIVERSITY | NEW YORK, NY
Director and Education Faculty Member,
2008–2009
- Developed and implemented of
institute’s conceptual framework/master
plan while providing institutional
leadership.
- Leveraged expertise as
operational leader in supervising and
coordinating the daily operations of the
institute.
- Managed the selection and
recruitment process of staff along with
budget control and development.
- Formed a monitoring mechanism
while setting up and enforcing program
evaluation plans.
- Displayed leadership
capabilities in teaching courses in
education policy and practices,
including examination of Critical Issues
in Urban Education and Multicultural
Education and Pedagogy.
- Conducted faculty selection
including interviews, review of
application materials, and execution of
campus visits.
- Provided leadership and guidance
in supervising and monitoring college
students’ placement in local high
schools; assessed their performance and
progress.
- Developed and cultivated
partnerships with New York City
Department of Education, School
Districts and schools to develop and
implement access to college bridge
programs for high school students along
with education faculty through redesign
of college’s Education Studies
Department and its academic programs.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS:
- Led the preparation of blue
print/conceptual framework of the
Institute for Urban Education.
- Conducted extensive research and
developed agenda; contributed in the
successful execution of theory and
practice of urban education policy and
reform.
- Regarded as major contributor in
the significant improvement of higher
education opportunities for minority,
newcomer students by designing the high
school-to-college readiness and
transition policy and program.
- Streamlined and supported the
urban school reform policy agenda
through establishment of strong
partnership with the New York City
Department of Education, public schools,
and community groups.

TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY |
NEW YORK, NY
Senior Research Scholar and Research
Director, 2004–2006
- Exemplified versatility and
multitasking skill in performing
different duties, including data
collection and analysis, technical
reports creation, professional
presentations, and execution of three
major national research projects, such
as Educating School Leaders, Educating
School Teachers, and Educating Education
Scholars and Researchers.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS:
- Facilitated periodic meetings
and discussion with the project’s
scholarly group and advisory team to
identify progress and develop necessary
plans, resulting in advanced completion
of research projects in support with the
Research Team leader and advisors.
- Successfully proposed, planned,
and implemented three research studies
in education and training of school
leaders, teachers, and researchers in
cooperation with principal investigator.
- Led all initiatives in
formulating research plans and
controlling budgets, including detailed
budget plans, preparation of quarterly
budget reports as well as policies and
procedures related to the implementation
of research projects; worked
collaboratively with the team leader and
support groups within and outside of the
college.
- Strengthened and maintained
relationships with funders; spearheaded
the timely preparation and submission of
quarterly expense reports.
- Thoroughly performed data
analysis and literature reviews while
orchestrating summaries and contributed
to the writing of the research reports.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, FORDHAM
UNIVERSITY | NEW YORK, NY
Education Researcher/Consultant, 2003–
2004
- Performed extensive research and
documented best practices in educational
leadership development. Administered the
review and analysis of scholarly
literature as well as the organization
of summaries.
- Functioned as key members of the
Graduate School’s National Change Awards
team, contributed to the selection and
recognition of outstanding schools
nationally.
- Proactively participated as a
member of the team in the planning and
implementation of Summer Principals
Institute.
KEY HIGHLIGHT:
- Took part in the planning and
implementation of the Summer National
Principals Leadership Institute and
other professional development programs
for school leaders and aspiring
education leaders, leading in skills
improvement of school principals;
developed informational materials and
designed education reform/restructuring
plans based on a small learning
community’s model.

TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY|
NEW YORK, NY
Instructor, 1994–2002
- Designed and taught a graduate
and postgraduate course on international
education development, with special
emphasis on the examination of the roles
of the international and bilateral aid
agencies in the systemic reform in the
education sectors of developing
countries.
- Thoroughly analyzed national
education policies of selected countries
in Asia and Africa and developed
recommendations as part of academic
exercises.
- Managed curriculum development
while handling classroom discussion and
evaluated student papers/presentations.
- Directly supervised graduate and
postgraduate students in graduate
research projects and policy development
work.
KEY HIGHLIGHT:
- Gained numerous accolades for
notable performance in conducting and
teaching a graduate course in education
policy development and reform in
developing countries, including the
examination of the work of UNESCO,
UNICEF, the World Bank and other
international and bilateral
agencies/groups and with particular
focus on women and girls’ education in
the context of public policy and
practices in education and national
development.


Education:
EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF EDUCATION IN ORGANIZATION AND
LEADERSHIP
Teachers College, Columbia University -
New York, NY, USA

MASTER OF EDUCATION IN EDUCATIONAL
ADMINISTRATION
Teachers College, Columbia University -
New York, NY, USA

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATIONAL
ADMINISTRATION
Teachers College, Columbia University -
New York, NY, USA

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION
Tribhuwan University - Nepal

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT
(OVER 25 GRADUATE CREDITS EARNED)
Teachers College, Columbia University -
New York, NY, USA



CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

New York State School District
Administrator Certification
Eligibility for Supervisory Placement
Certification, New York City Department
of Education
Elementary and Secondary School Teacher
Certification, Government of Nepal


Affiliations:
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

- Member, Alumni Council,
Committees on Awards and Recognitions
and International Outreach, Teachers
College, Columbia University, New York:
2010–Present
- Member, New York City Scholars
of South Asian Politics Forum, New York,
NY: 2010–Present
- Member, Association of
Supervision and Curriculum Development:
2006–Present
- Member, American Association of
School Administrators: 1999–Present
- Lead member, Workgroups on the
Development of School Chancellor’s
ENGLISH Language Learners (ELLs)
Education Reform Policy, Parent
Involvement and Translation and
Interpretation Services policy, New York
City Board of Education: 2000–2002
- Member, School Chancellor’s
Advocacy Task Force, New York City Board
of Education, New York City, NY: 2000–
2002
- Member, Board of Advisors, Asian
Languages Bilingual Education Assistance
Center, New York City Board of
Education, New York: 2000–2002
- Member, School Leadership Team
and Comprehensive Education Plan
Taskforce, Manhattan Center for Science
and Mathematics High School, New York:
1996–2000
- Member, Vice-Principals
Selection Committee, Manhattan Center
for Science and Mathematics High School,
Manhattan, NY: 1997
- Member, Evaluation Board of the
Redbook Magazine’s America’s Best
Schools Project: 1994–1998
- Member, Search Committee for
President of Teachers College, Columbia
University, New York: 1993–1994
- President, Student
Government/Senate of Teachers College,
Columbia University: 1993–1994
- Member, Board of Trustees,
Trustees Committee on Education,
Development and External Affairs and
College Policy Council, Teachers
College, Columbia University: 1993–1994
- Member of National Delegation,
Annual Assembly of the Executive Board
of the United Nations International
Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF), New
York: 1993 and 1994
- Member, Fact finding mission on
higher education and training
opportunities for teachers and school
administrators from developing countries
in the Philippines, commissioned by the
Swiss Development Cooperation, Nepal:
1987


Skills:
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Additional Information:
TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint, SPSS, Emails and Internet,
and Facebook

SELECTED LIST OF PRESENTATIONS /
LECTURES

- “Schooling in South Asia:
Challenges and Opportunities”, Teachers
College, Columbia University, New York,
2006.
- “Internationalization of Higher
Education in the United States”,
national conference of the University
Rectors of Switzerland, Bern,
Switzerland, December 2004
- “Urban school reform: the
critical role of parents and community
groups in school activities”, the
Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day
High School, New York, 2003.
- “A Journey to the West:
educational experience of international
students and challenges and
opportunities they confront in the
United States”, Annual Meeting of the
Baker Family Foundation, New Jersey,
USA, June 2002, (Keynote Speech).
- “Immigrant/refugee education
reform: Advocacy at local, state, and
federal levels”, speech delivered at the
annual conference of National Council of
La Raza, San Diego, USA, July 2000.
- “Language and cultural issues in
the education of immigrant youths”, New
School University, New York, March 2000.
- “Immigrant and refugee
education: challenges and
opportunities”, Barouche College, City
University of New York, New York, 1999.
- “Current political situation and
its implication on education and
development in Nepal”, School of
International and Public Affairs,
Columbia University, November 15, 1995
(a Brown Bag Lecture).
- “Role of foreign assistance in
education in developing countries”,
Conference on Foreign Aid and Foreign
Investments in Nepal, Columbia
University, New York, 1993.
- “United States foreign policy in
South Asia”, U.S. Naval Academy,
Maryland, 1991



PUBLICATIONS

BOOK
- Niraula, T.N. (2013). Learning
and Leadership: Educating School Leaders
in Developing Countries.

BOOK CHAPTERS
- Niraula, T.N. (2007). Schooling
in Nepal. In A. Gupta (ed.), Going to
School in South Asia, Westport,
Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing
Company.
- Niraula, T.N. (2004). Children:
broken promises and silent casualties of
conflict in Nepal. In J. Pattnaik (Ed.),
Childhood in South Asia: A critical look
at issues, policies, and programs.
Greenwich, Connecticut: Information Age
Publishing.

RESEARCH PROJECTS
- “Educating Education
Researchers”, the Education Schools
Research Project, The Woodrow Wilson
National Fellowship Foundation,
Princeton, New Jersey, April 2007.
- “Educating School Leaders”, the
Education Schools Research Project,
Teachers College, Columbia University,
March 2005.
- “Educating School Teachers”, the
Education Schools Research Project,
Teachers College, Columbia University,
September 2006.
- Professional development needs
of secondary school headmasters in
Nepal, May 2002, Teachers College,
Columbia University, New York May 2002.
- “Report from the front lines:
what is needed to make New York’s ESL
and bilingual education programs
succeed”, the New York Immigration
Coalition and the Advocates for
Children, New York, February 2001
- “Playing by the rules when
system does not: immigrant families and
summer school in New York”, the New York
Immigration Coalition and the Advocates
for Children, New York, August 2000
- “Immigrant and refugee
students”: how the New York City school
system fails them and how to make it
work, the New York Immigration
Coalition, June 1999
- “Fact finding report on the
higher education and training
opportunities for education and
development professionals.”


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