Pam Grossman, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 24, 2021
, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Pivoting to middle school teacher from bank teller to stay ahead of disruption

Dean Pam Grossman said technology has yet to significantly disrupt education or replace the need for teachers. “Teaching and learning are fundamentally relational processes, and without the relationship, it’s hard to engage learners, particularly those that aren’t motivated,” she said.

Richard M. Ingersoll, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 24, 2021
, The Hechinger Report

Black teachers ground down by racial battle fatigue after a year like no other

Richard Ingersoll spoke about the pandemic’s impact on the teaching workforce and suggested that the economy’s recovery could increase teacher turnover and retirements.

Penn GSE News
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May 19, 2021
Janay Garrett, center, with her husband James and their daughter.

This spring, Garrett became Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in Yale’s Office of Gender & Campus Culture and the Alcohol and Other Drugs Harm Reduction Initiative.

Press Releases
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May 19, 2021
Perna: “We have seen so many proposals for free college and debt relief in the past year, even amidst a pandemic, because the painfully high cost of a degree is stifling another generation of young people and continuing to shut out minority and low-income Americans."
Laura W. Perna, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 18, 2021
, The Hill

It's time to tell students how much college costs

College costs are complicated, but that's not an excuse to hide important information, Laura Perna says.

In the Media
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May 18, 2021
, Penn Today

Inaugural Projects for Progress recipients announced

Caroline Watts, Diane Waff, Zachary Herrmann, Marsha Richardson, and Regina Bynum were selected to implement their initiative “Bridging Gaps and Building Capacity: Student and Educator Supports for School Reopening in Learning Network 2.” The initative will provide evidence-based programming and professional development at one to two summer learning sites in West Philadelphia, followed by network-wide professional learning supports throughout the 2021-22 academic year.

Red and blue balloons with Penn GSE logo
Penn GSE News
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May 17, 2021

Each year, Penn GSE recognizes the extraordinary impact of the alumni community during the annual Celebration of Educators programming.

Penn GSE News
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May 17, 2021
The word “Celebrating” appears in a dark blue horizontal block. Below it is a logo made of dark blue, light blue, and bright red blocks against a white background. The logo reads, “Extraordinary Impact: The Campaign for Penn GSE.”

The largest fundraising effort in Penn GSE’s history is helping the School realize its five priorities and provide learners with the foundation for lifelong opportunity.

Penn GSE News
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May 17, 2021
Faculty appear in clasrooms in five tiled images. A lavender bar across the bottom reads, “Professional Counseling Master’s Program.”

Penn GSE students preparing for counseling careers have strived to deliver mental health services to vulnerable populations via virtual internships while studying remotely themselves.

Penn GSE News
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May 17, 2021
A digital world map lit up by several points of light against a navy blue background. Icons symbolizing people are linked by beams across the map and beyond. A headline reads, “Engaging Graduates.”

Thirteen inaugural members are working to help Penn GSE create spaces for graduates to have meaningful engagement leading to continued professional growth.

Penn GSE News
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May 13, 2021
The Penn GSE building.

Commencement 2021 brings with it a host of honors, recognitions, and awards.

Penn GSE News
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May 11, 2021
A scene from Yasmin Kafai’s entry in the National Science Foundation 2021 STEM for All video showcase.

Go vote for teams led by Caroline Ebby and Yasmin Kafai in the Public Choice competition.

Krystal Strong, Penn GSE
In the Media
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May 11, 2021
, WHYY

Murals honoring Black activists now wrap the Municipal Services Building

Krystal Strong is featured in one of the two new murals along the sides of the Municipal Services Building, across from Philadelphia’s City Hall. They honor Black activists of the past year, as well as the past several decades.

Penn GSE News
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May 10, 2021
An illustration promoting the How Innovations Flourish symposium, noting the dates June 8-10

The free, virtual event will be co-hosted by the McGraw Prize in Education and Catalyst @ Penn GSE, June 8-10.

Penn GSE News
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April 30, 2021
Ed Brockenbrough

‘To have young people who are taking center stage in the realms that other young people are really sort of using to explore their identity is crucial,’ Ed Brockenbrough recently told USA Today.

Press Releases
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April 30, 2021
Dean Pam Grossman and Patrick Sexton are available for comment.

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