Jan Arlene Furman
Director Executive Ed.D. program
Department of Education Leadership Management and Policy
Dr. Jan Furman is the Program Director for the Executive Ed.D program in the ELMP Department. She teaches courses in School Law, School Finance, Curriculum Development and Leadership Dynamics for the Department. In addition, she is the Assistant Director of the New Jersey Superintendents Study Council. In this role she serves as the lead facilitator for the Aspiring Superintendents’ Program.
Dr. Furman received her Ed.D from Teachers College Columbia University. She served as a Superintendent for fifteen years in New York State and New Jersey. Her career in public schools includes positions as Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, High School Principal and Director of Special Education as well as teaching k-12.
She serves as an educational consultant to attorneys in New York and New Jersey, a search consultant for executive educational searches and an educational coach to educational leaders in public schools.
- Ed.D., Columbia University