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Penn GSE Faculty Yasmin B. Kafai

Lori and Michael Milken President’s Distinguished Professor

  • Constructionism
  • Learning Sciences
  • Computer Science Education
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Serious Gaming
Penn GSE Faculty Caroline L. Watts

Senior Lecturer

  • Community-school-university partnerships
  • School mental health
  • School climate
  • Social-emotional development
Penn GSE Faculty Nelson Flores

Associate Professor

  • Bilingual education
  • Language education policy
  • Latinx education
  • Race and racialization
  • Raciolinguistic ideologies
Penn GSE Faculty Janine Remillard

Professor

  • Mathematics education
  • Teachers' use of mathematics curriculum materials
  • Teaching and teacher education
  • Parental engagement
  • Urban education
Penn GSE Faculty H. Gerald Campano

Professor

  • Immigrant identities and education
  • Critical literacies
  • Practitioner research
  • School-university partnerships
  • Urban education
Penn GSE Faculty Kate Kinney Grossman

Director, Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

  • Secondary education
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • New teacher induction and support
  • Mentoring
Penn GSE Faculty Pam Grossman

Dean, Graduate School of Education

  • English education
  • Literacy
  • Literature
  • Professional/staff development
  • Teacher community
  • Teacher education and certification
Penn GSE Faculty John W. Fantuzzo

Albert M. Greenfield Professor of Human Relations

  • Early childhood education, Head Start
  • Learning-to-Learn competencies that foster classroom engagement
  • Use of Integrated Data Systems for social policy research
  • Early childhood risk including child maltreatment, family violence, homelessness
Penn GSE Faculty Alesha Gayle

Senior Fellow

  • Digital literacy
  • Urban education, high-needs schools
  • Schools and neighborhood change