Alumni

Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: LinkedIn for Networking

2017-10-26 12:00 2017-10-26 13:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: LinkedIn for Networking The Alumni Education Office partners with Career Services to offer a wide array of professional development seminars and workshops exclusively for alumni. October features Dr. Joseph Barber is a Senior Associate Director at the University of Pennsylvania’s Career Services, and an Adjunct Professor at Hunter College (CUNY), for The Nervous Networkers Guide to Using LinkedIn. DD/MM/YYYY

It is easy enough to set up a LinkedIn account, but can feel much more daunting to actually use LinkedIn to grow your network in a way that helps your own career development. If you are nervous about networking, cautious about connecting, and generally confused about what concrete next steps to take with your outreach using LinkedIn, then join this online webinar. We will talk about getting started with your personal branding, leveraging alumni and other professional networks, and being active on LinkedIn to increase your visibility and potential value to others. 

Penn to You: Washington, D.C.

2017-11-14 18:00 2017-11-14 18:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn to You: Washington, D.C. The Penn to You brings Investing in our Future: Penn Partners in Support of Youth and Families to Washington, D.C. featuring the Penn Futures Project, a collaboration between Nursing, Penn GSE, and Social Policy & Practice. DD/MM/YYYY

Investing in our Future: Penn Partners in Support of Youth and Families

The challenges facing marginalized youth and families cross multiple facets of society: education, health care, socioeconomics, violence and safety, and many more. Yet the systems and organizations needed to provide crucial support operate largely in silos that hinder collaborative, comprehensive interventions. 

Constance E. Clayton Lecture: Dr. Walter Gilliam

2017-10-19 16:30 2017-10-19 16:30 15 Penn GSE Event: Constance E. Clayton Lecture: Dr. Walter Gilliam The Racial Empowerment Collaborative presents Dr. Walter Gilliam, Yale University: Do Early Educators’ Implicit Biases of Sex and Race Relate to Preschool Expulsions and Suspensions? Danielle Siwek DD/MM/YYYY

Constance E. Clayton 19th Annual Lecture Series

Sponsored by the Racial Empowerment Collaborative

Do Early Educators’ Implicit Biases of Sex and Race Relate to Preschool Expulsions and Suspensions?

featuring

Dr. Walter Gilliam
Associate Professor Child Psychiatry and Psychology

Director, Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy


Event Contact

Danielle Siwek
dsiwek@upenn.edu

Building a Better Folkeskole: Reforming the Danish Education System

2017-11-08 12:30 2017-11-08 14:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Building a Better Folkeskole: Reforming the Danish Education System Christine Antorini, Denmark's Minister of Education (2011-2015), will discuss the politics of education reform in Denmark, the context for education reform, and early evidence of results. Kristina Featherstone DD/MM/YYYY

Christine Antorini was Denmark's Minister of Education for the Social Democrat Party from 2011 to 2015. During her term, the government forged a six-party coalition and launched a major national education reform. The reforms featured a longer and more varied school day; a focus on literacy, mathematics, and STEM; regular movement and sport activity time; and flexible support time for teachers. The reform also garnered strong teacher union opposition. 


Event Contact

Kristina Featherstone
kfeat@gse.upenn.edu

Interrupting Islamophobia in the Classroom

2018-02-22 16:30 2018-02-22 18:30 15 Penn GSE Event: Interrupting Islamophobia in the Classroom Dr. Ameena Ghaffar Kucher will lead a discussion on resisting Islamophobia in classrooms. She is a senior lecturer in Penn GSE. Maureen Cotterill DD/MM/YYYY

Dr. Ameena Ghaffar Kucher, Senior Lecturer in the Literacy, Culture & International Education division, Penn GSE, will lead a discussion on confronting and responding to Islamophobia in the classroom.

 

This event sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program.

 


Event Contact

Maureen Cotterill
maureenc@upenn.edu

Cultivating Creative Problem Solvers Through Project Based Learning

2017-12-14 16:30 2017-12-14 18:30 15 Penn GSE Event: Cultivating Creative Problem Solvers Through Project Based Learning Dr. Zachary Herrmann, Director, Project Based Certification Program, Penn GSE, will discuss implications of PBL for teachers. Maureen Cotterill DD/MM/YYYY

Dr. Zachary Herrmann, director of the Project Based Learning Certification Program at Penn GSE, will discuss how adopting PBL principles can lead to developing creativity and increased student learning.

 

This event sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program.

 


Event Contact

Maureen Cotterill
maureenc@upenn.edu

Philadelphia World Heritage Stories

2017-10-07 16:00 2017-10-07 17:30 15 Penn GSE Event: Philadelphia World Heritage Stories Dr. Melissa Stevens, World Heritage Coordinator, Global Philadelphia Association: Teaching cultural awareness and heritage appreciation through storytelling. Maureen Cotterill DD/MM/YYYY

Philadelphia World Heritage Stories: Teaching Cultural Awareness and Heritage Appreciation through Storytelling, presented by Dr. Melissa Stevens, World Heritage Coordinator, Global Philadelphia Association, as the closing event of the Teacher Research & Knowledge: A celebration of Literacy Conference at Penn’s Houston Hall.

 

This event sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program.


Event Contact

Maureen Cotterill
maureenc@upenn.edu
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