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Three Penn GSE alumni were chosen by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation to become Teaching Fellows for the 2016 cohort. Jesse Braxton, Erika Mitkus, and Ashley Smith were selected for these highly competitive Teaching Fellowships, which provide support and professional development for early-career, high school mathematics and science teachers.
As the academic year closes, Penn GSE students and alumni have received awards and recognition in Philadelphia and around the world for their continued efforts to improve education. Among those whose work has recently received attention:
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This year’s annual Penn GSE awards recognized Mike Nakkula, Kamal Dreher, and Laronnda Thompson for their excellent service.
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Education transformed Kervin Pillot’s life by showing him how he could achieve so much more than his surroundings. Now, as Penn GSE’s Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions, Pillot wants to pass that lesson along to others.
The Penn GSE Education Alumni Association (EAA) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 EAA Awards. Intended to honor the accomplishments of GSE alumni and other education professionals, the awards recognize outstanding contributions to Penn GSE and the field of education.
[[image|left|width=200|src=/system/files/u73/seal_hr_2016.png]]Penn’s Graduate School of Education has risen to 6th in U.S.