Mitalene Fletcher, Ph.D.

Director, PreK-12 and International Programs,
Professional Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Mitalene is the director of PreK-12 & International Programs, Professional Education, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Originally from Canada, she began her career as a secondary school teacher in Toronto. At New York University she earned her M.A. in Educational Theatre and Ph.D. in International Development and Education. Mitalene’s interests include teacher development in South Africa, the development of higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa and the internationalization of higher education. She is a certified mediator. Mitalene joined South Africa Partners’ Board of Directors in 2010.