Faces of Philanthropy

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  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
March 1, 2019

Lois Kohn-Claar, C’88, GED’88, is dedicated to the challenge of re-envisioning learning.

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  • Faces of Philanthropy
January 28, 2019

Three generous gifts have launched Penn GSE on the path to a state-of-the-art building expansion that will amplify the School’s impact.

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  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faces of Philanthropy
January 14, 2019

Penn GSE has received $8.6 M in 2018 to support its teacher education programs, including grants for student scholarships and the development of innovative coursework and fieldwork for the School’s Urban Teacher Apprenticeship Program (UTAP).

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  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
November 19, 2018

Navin Valrani, W’93, GED’18, and his wife, Monica, believe passionately in the power of education.

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  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Faces of Philanthropy
November 2, 2018

Penn GSE has taken the first steps this fall toward a state-of-the-art building expansion. Part of the Extraordinary Impact Campaign, the project aims to bring the majority of the School’s degree programs into a central location with flexible, technologically advanced learning spaces.

  • Education Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Faces of Philanthropy
October 2, 2018

An international leader in education research and practice, Penn GSE is embarking upon a building expansion to keep the School at the forefront of a new era in education.

 

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  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
October 30, 2017

The opportunity to support teachers inspires educator Marjie Gittis Katz, GED’90, who knows firsthand the influence teachers have on children.

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  • Teaching & Learning
  • Faces of Philanthropy
October 30, 2017

Inspired by the work of Penn GSE, Brett Barth, W’93, and his wife, Natalie, have established a scholarship for future teachers.

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  • Faces of Philanthropy
October 30, 2017

Through the generosity of donors, Penn GSE faculty will be supported by four new professorships established since 2016 through a total of $7.5 million in faculty aid.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
April 14, 2017

Jolley Bruce Christman, GED’71, GR’87, and her late husband Steven S. Goldberg, GR’85, support graduating doctoral students at Penn GSE for their work in urban education.

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