Matthew Ohlson

Director & Tenured Associate Professor, Taylor Leadership Institute

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Matthew Ohlson has a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Policy with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida. He also received comprehensive leadership training from the New York City Leadership Academy and the The Schlechty/Hohmann Principals Academy. His K-12 experience includes roles as a 15-year teacher and school leader in the Boston Public Schools and the Florida Global School. In higher education, Dr. Ohlson served as a clinical instructor at the University of Florida, Director of the nationally recognized C.A.M.P. mentoring program and leadership facilitator at the Lastinger Center for Learning. Matthew has also conducted comprehensive program evaluation for state agencies and helped to develop the new Florida Education Leadership Exam (FELE). Most recently, he served as an educational consultant with the Florida Department of Education, training educators and leaders throughout the state as they transition to the new curriculum standards.

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Education/Academic qualification

Educational Administration and Policy, Curriculum and Instruction (minor), Ph.D., University of Florida

2009 → …

Instructional Technology, M.Ed., Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA

2002 → …

Sociology and Elementary Education, B.A., Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1996 → …


  • Education
  • Educational Administration and Supervision
  • Educational Leadership