Community continues after you graduate.

Your affiliation with the Penn GSE alumni network can be transformative, both personally and professionally. With over 19,000 alumni in 90 countries, our community is a powerful place to build connections.

We invite you to explore the opportunities and resources available to you and the many ways alumni like you are (re)connecting with Penn, the School, and each other for personal and professional development.

Or, you can contact the Penn GSE Office of Development and Alumni Relations: (215) 573-6623 or

Seeking Alumni Stories

Penn GSE welcomes news of how our alumni are educating, leading, and innovating to shape the future of education. We invite you to take a moment to share your work with us.

Meet Our Alumni

Penn GSE is striving to change the world, one graduate at a time. Read stories of the many ways our alumni are having a transformational impact.
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Candace Thille, GRD’13

As director of learning science and engineering for Amazon, Candace Thille, GRD’13, puts her research on adaptive learning into practice, offering a glimpse of how the future of workforce development could look by customizing the learning experience.

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Devon Miner, GED’13

Increasing access to opportunity for low-income people and people of color is a priority of Jobs for the Future (JFF)'s associate director, Devon Miner, GED’13, when launching and amplifying innovative efforts in reskilling individuals impacted by the pandemic.

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Tuesday Stanley, GRD’05

Tuesday Stanley, GRD’05, president of Westmoreland County Community College, based in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, works with hundreds of companies to create new course content that meets the ever-evolving demands of local and regional employers.

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Sonia L. Elliott, C’88, GED’01

Franklin & Marshall College's Office of Student and Post-Graduate Development is where Director of Employer and Community Partnerships, Sonia L. Elliott, C’88, GED’01, works on career development starting from students' freshman year.