Teachers, entrepreneurs, presidents, and more.

Graduates of Penn GSE belong to a rich heritage of educators and thought leaders. Even though our more than 16,000 graduates live and work across the globe, members of our diverse alumni network share extraordinary lifelong connections with faculty, staff, and fellow alumni from GSE and the larger Penn alumni community.

Learn about the accomplishments of our alumni and the opportunities available to our graduates. Or, you can contact the Penn GSE Office of Development and Alumni Relations: (215) 573-6623 or alumni@gse.upenn.edu.

Strength in Numbers

By the Numbers

16,000+ 16,000+ members of the Education Alumni Association
94 Alumni living in 94 countries, all 50 states, and the District of Columbia
2,100+2,100+ attended GSE in an executive format program
37%37% graduated in the last 10 years

Careers with Global Impact: International Educational Development Program Internships Build Practical Knowledge

Learn how alumni prepared for careers improving education around the world through Penn GSE’s International Educational Development Program.

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The Education Alumni Association

A Network at Your Fingertips

All graduates are members of the Penn GSE Education Alumni Association (EAA), which provides opportunities for continued advancement, professional growth, networking, and sharing of expertise with the next generation of education leaders.

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Featured Alumni


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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Margaret Plympton, GRD’11

Margaret Plympton, GRD’11, believes the liberal arts are a worthy investment for higher education.

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Shruti Bhat, GED’15

Shruti Bhat, GED’15, has made it her mission to bring education, health, and social services to children in poverty around the globe.

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Drs. Lynn Fuchs, GED’73, and Doug Fuchs, GED’73

Described by Forbes as revolutionary educators, Drs. Lynn Fuchs, GED’73, and Doug Fuchs, GED’73, believe customizable interventions are the best way to keep students on track.

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Peter Jordan, GRD’08

Peter Jordan, GRD’08, president of Tarrant County College, believes in the strong academic foundation community colleges can provide students and the general public.