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Program Director Encourages Early Childhood Play
Penn GSE Senior Fellow Frances Rust wants to help teachers encourage playful activity, and in July she was invited to China to speak at the first Sino-U.S. Summit on Play.
Penn GSE Alum Joins Mid-Career Program as Leadership Innovation Manager
Dr. Joe Mazza will help students, faculty, and alumni strengthen their voices through digital media.
Students, faculty, and staff are traveling globally and engaging locally more than ever before. We invite you to share your summer experience with the Penn community.

Penn GSE Continues to Climb National Rankings

Penn Graduate School of Education continues its rise in the U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings, taking the number 5 spot for 2015.

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About PENN GSE

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s premier education schools. At Penn GSE, students and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. Our alumni are recognized as some of the world’s most influential education leaders, and our distinguished professors are pioneers in their fields. 

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Academics at Penn GSE

Penn GSE offers a vibrant array of high-quality degree programs in education research and practice. Renowned for our expertise in urban education, policy research, quantitative methods, practitioner inquiry, developmental psychology, and qualitative analysis, Penn GSE provides rigorous academic training and professional mentoring to help our students become effective leaders. Graduates of our innovative and interdisciplinary programs are shaping the future of education.

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Penn GSE Admissions & Financial Aid

We invite you to join the Ivy League and earn a graduate degree from one of the best education schools in the world. When you become a student at Penn GSE, you enrich your life now – and open doors to an extraordinary future.

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Faculty & Research at Penn GSE

Our world-class faculty and researchers—the intellectual heart of our School— have a major impact on education research and practice across the globe. This small but influential faculty answer vital questions and solve pressing problems in local, national, and global education.

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Our Students

Penn GSE is a diverse and inclusive community of learners. The School’s intimate size fosters extraordinary lifelong connections among faculty, students, and staff. Hands-on experiences are a priority in our programs, and our students make real-life contributions while they study. Employers know that Penn GSE graduates are prepared for successful careers as education leaders.

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OUR ALUMNI

Graduates of Penn GSE are part of a rich heritage of educators and thought leaders. Our select and diverse alumni have access to a global network of 10,000 Penn GSE Education Alumni Association members and 290,000 Penn Alumni.

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