Penn GSE News
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November 28, 2022
A photo taken at the conference with a group of educators, presenters and attendees standing in a semi-circle.

The conference organized by Catalyst @ Penn GSE and the Centennial School District focused on innovative ways to encourage family and community engagement in schools. It attracted educators from 12 states.

Penn GSE News
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November 18, 2022
Raghu Krishnamoorthy head shot

Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Ed.D., was named director of the Graduate School of Education’s Penn Chief Learning Officer (CLO) doctoral program in June 2022. He graduated the month before from the same CLO training program.

Penn GSE News
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November 15, 2022
Start Lighthouse founder and Penn GSE alum Rina Madhani in a classroom, reading to elementary school students sitting in a circle

L’Oréal Paris is honoring alum Rina Madhani as one of 10 “Women of Worth” finalists this month for her work promoting childhood literacy and educational equity. A former teacher, Madhani is the co-founder and executive director of Start Lighthouse.

Ericka S. Weathers, Penn GSE
In the Media
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November 13, 2022
, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Josh Shapiro's victory in Pennsylvania gubernatorial race could bolster school funding

What does Josh Shapiro's win mean for education in Pennsylvania? The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently chatted with Penn GSE's Ericka Weathers and other experts about goals for the governor-elect.

Roberto G. Gonzales, Penn GSE
Penn GSE News
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November 12, 2022

Roberto Gonzales spoke with the Los Angeles Times about frustrated DACA recipients who are choosing to leave the U.S.

Penn GSE News
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November 10, 2022
Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman (left) and the School District of Philadelphia’s new superintendent, Tony B. Watlington, Sr. (right) at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts on November 1, 2022.

Dean Pam Grossman hosted the School District of Philadelphia’s new superintendent, Tony B. Watlington, at a welcome reception on campus.

Press Releases
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November 4, 2022
$16.25 million will create a new center for educational leadership and continue the McGraw Prize
Penn GSE News
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November 1, 2022
A student making a poster that says "No Planet B"

More than 130 local educators came together at a recent writing conference co-hosted by the Philadelphia Writing Project.

Karen Weaver, Penn GSE
In the Media
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October 27, 2022
, Washington Post

How to spend a billion dollars and other lessons from college-sports class

College sports are an integral part of the university experience. They help with recruiting and retention — and they help the bottom line. Penn GSE’s Karen Weaver teaches one of the country's only courses to prepare university presidents to manage the related complexities.

Penn GSE News
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October 18, 2022
Brooks Bowden sitting at desk

The Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) recently recognized A. Brooks Bowden for her impressive contributions to education research.

Cheryl Logan, 2022 McGraw Prize winner for K-12
Penn GSE News
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October 15, 2022

Dr. Logan's innovative leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic enabled Omaha Public Schools to be one of the first large, urban school districts in the nation to return to in-person learning in 2020.

Barry Dunn, 2022 McGraw Prize winner for Higher Education
Penn GSE News
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October 15, 2022

Dr. Dunn is president of South Dakota State University, where he has worked to significantly increase programming and support for students from South Dakota’s nine tribal nations.

Roy Pea, 2022 McGraw Prize winner for Learning Science Research
Penn GSE News
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October 15, 2022

Dr. Roy Pea’s work to enhance learning for people of all backgrounds and circumstances has been propelled by a spirit of innovation, impact and leadership lauded by the McGraw Prize.

Press Releases
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October 12, 2022
Since 2010, the competition has awarded more than $1.8 million in cash and prizes.
Press Releases
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September 27, 2022
Dr. Cheryl Logan, Dr. Barry Dunn and Dr. Roy Pea selected for outstanding achievement in pre-K–12, higher education and learning science research.
Penn GSE News
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September 23, 2022
Laura Tepper headshot

Laura Tepper comes to Penn GSE from Penn's Carey Law School, where she oversaw all fundraising activities as the Executive Director of Development, managing a team of fundraisers that supported one of America’s top law schools. At Penn GSE, she brings an accomplished development track record to the country's top-ranked graduate school of education. 

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