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Penn GSE Faculty Sharon M. Ravitch

Professor of Practice

  • Adaptive Leadership and Leader Mindsets
  • Knowledge System Integration, Cross-Sector Coalition, and Capacity Building
  • Equity-focused Leader, Team, and Organizational Development
  • Qualitative Research Design and Implementation
  • Case Studies as Development Strategy and Capacity Building
  • Holistic Impact Evaluation/Assessment/M&E
  • Leader Logics, Learning, Inquiry, and Research
  • Women's Leadership Development (Intersectional)
  • Participatory Action Research (and YPAR)
  • Organization-, School-, and Community-Based Research
Penn GSE Faculty Alesha Gayle

Senior Fellow

  • Digital literacy
  • Urban education, high-needs schools
  • Schools and neighborhood change
Penn GSE Faculty Zachary Herrmann

Adjunct Assistant Professor

  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Team effectiveness
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Project-based learning
  • Negotiation
Penn GSE Faculty Christopher Pupik Dean

Senior Fellow

  • Teacher education
  • Teacher professional development
  • Citizenship education
  • Ethical issues in education
  • Philosophy of education
Penn GSE Faculty Janine Remillard


  • Mathematics teaching and learning
  • Rehumanizing mathematics and mathematics identity
  • Teachers' use of mathematics curriculum materials
  • Teaching and teacher education
  • Urban education
Penn GSE Faculty Betsy R. Rymes


  • Citizen Sociolinguistics
  • Language socialization
  • Multilingualism and TESOL
  • Youth culture, mass media, and schooling
Penn GSE Faculty Caroline B. Ebby

Senior Lecturer

  • Mathematics education
  • Teacher education
  • Formative assessment
  • Teacher Professional Development