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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 Alan R. Ruby

Senior Fellow

  • Education reform at all levels of the education system
  • Taking education reform and innovation to scale
  • Educational programs and finance strategies to support less advantaged groups
  • Globalization, international student mobility, and international education
Penn GSE Faculty Steve Piltch

Senior Fellow & Director, School Leadership Program

  • School leadership
  • Governance
  • Administration, planning, and social policy
  • Secondary education
  • Counseling and consulting psychology
Penn GSE Faculty Sigal Ben-Porath

Professor of Education

  • Civic education
  • Politics of education reform
  • Philosophy of education
  • Political philosophy
Penn GSE Faculty Earl Ball

Senior Fellow, Adjunct Associate Professor, Penn GSE

  • Governance issues in schools
  • Teacher professional development
  • Independent schools
  • Leadership identification and development
  • Curriculum innovation and design
Penn GSE Faculty Harris Sokoloff

Adjunct Associate Professor

  • Community engagement and deliberative democracy
  • School/community relations
  • Central office leadership
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Strategic leadership
Penn GSE Faculty Diane E. Eynon

Senior Fellow

  • Internationalization of higher education
  • Higher education in developing countries and economies
  • Dynamics of higher education and development
  • Policies and practices related to gender equity
Penn GSE Faculty Jonathan A. Supovitz

Professor

  • District reform
  • Instructional improvement
  • School reform/state takeovers
  • Standardized testing
  • Teacher qualifications
Penn GSE Faculty Matthew Hartley

Professor

  • Academic governance and leadership in higher education
  • Institutional mission
  • Civic engagement and the democratic purposes of higher education
  • Higher education reform
Penn GSE Faculty Michael C. Johanek

Senior Fellow

  • History of U.S. education
  • Educational leadership
  • School-community relationship
  • Civic education
Penn GSE Faculty Annie McKee

Senior Fellow

  • Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Organizational Development and Culture Change
  • Happiness and Engagement at Work
Penn GSE Faculty Peter Eckel

Senior Fellow

  • Higher education governance
  • Leadership and management
  • Higher education trends
  • Change management
  • Trusteeship

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