Lamplighter Honors

2011: Charlotte K. Frank, Ph.D.

2011: Charlotte K. Frank, Ph.D.

Charlotte Frank, Ph.D.
SVP, Research and Development
McGraw-Hill Education
2011: Hall of Fame

Read Charlotte Frank's AEP Blog entries about her career in educational publishing.

  • Part 1: Her greatest influence and the advice she would give to those choosing educational publishing
  • Part 2: The greatest challenge she faced and the next big challenge for the educational publishing industry
  • Part 3: The accomplishment she is most proud of

Listen to Charlotte's Hall of Fame Induction and Acceptance.

Dr. Charlotte K. Frank is Sr. Vice President, Research and Development for McGraw-Hill Education of The McGraw-Hill Companies. She has been the keynote speaker at major forums e.g. Teachers College, Harvard University, City University of New York and Bank Street College with a focus on comparing and contrasting school practices with the needs of the workforce for the twenty-first century. She also participates in school reform efforts for the Business Round Table and provides leadership for the annual Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize for Those Who Have Made A Difference in Education as well as serving as the co-chair with Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary) - “Operation Respect:Don’t Laugh At Me”. She has received more than 70 awards for her achievements in education, most recently from Mercy College as well as the National Principal’s Leadership Institute (NPLI). This is in addition to being a recipient of the Hunter College Hall of Fame, a Townsend Harris Medalist from the Alumni of the College of the City of New York.

Dr. Frank joined the company in 1988 from a nine year leadership role as Executive Director of the Division of Curriculum and Instruction for the New York City Public Schools where she was also a teacher and supervisor. She graduated with a B.B.A. from CCNY, an MS.ED. from Hunter College, received her Ph.D. from New York University and is now a N.Y.S. Regent Emerita.