Graduate Student Spotlights

Carlos Beato

Educational Leadership

Briefly tell us why you chose your program:
I chose the Educational Leadership program at NYU Steinhardt because of its global outlook on education. Additionally, it was my number one choice because of faculty members like Pedro Noguera who is such a prominent figure in education.
My favorite course:
Excellent School Seminar I
My biggest challenge is:
Getting people to understand
My favorite blog:
Why I went to Graduate School:
To get closer to my dream of becoming the first Latino chancellor of the Board of Education in NYC
The worst gift I've ever received:
Socks of course
The most obscure research I've ever done:
Religion and Sexuality in Spain
The professor who influenced me the most:
Laura Feijoo
What I do to de-stress:
Dance
The place I would most like to visit is:
All of South America
My secret passion is:
Writing
My favorite line from a song is:
I'm a survivor, I'm not gonna give up, I'm not gon' stop, I'm gonna work harder

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Born in the Dominican Republic, raised in the Bronx, NY
What are your plans after you graduate?
Becoming a School Building Leader
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Full Tuition Leadership Scholarship, The Posse Foundation Citation for Service, Middlebury College New York City Teaching Fellow Golden Key International Honour Society Face of Fordham Donors Choose Grant Recipient
Community Service and Other Activities:
Middlebury College Alumni Admissions Volunteer Fly Kidz Crew Dance Team, Facilitator Invictus Blue Eagles National Honor Society, Executive Committee