Producing the next generation of educational leaders

Penn GSE’s deep and long-standing commitment to educational leadership could not be more relevant today as schools, institutions, and organizations enter a new era. 

Especially in times of change, continuity and vision in leadership are imperative. Penn GSE’s expertise in educational leadership spans research and practice, and the School’s impact is unique in its reach across the sectors of K–12, higher education, and corporate learning. Our executive-format programs allow working professionals across multiple sectors of education to pursue a degree without career interruption. Our alumni shape learning for children and adults at schools, districts, colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit companies. Our graduates are equipped to navigate complex circumstances, effect change, and shape and advance institutional missions.

By harnessing and building upon the impact of these programs, Penn GSE is producing the leaders who can chart a bold course into the future.

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Seven colorful thought bubbles, each with a silhouette of a person within it, are connected by a web. Within and outside of the silhouettes are symbols including computers, gears, targets, globes, a brain, and an eye. A headline reads, “Building a Community of Leaders: Penn GSE’s Chief Learning Officer Program Goes Virtual.

Building a Community of Leaders: Penn GSE’s Chief Learning Officer Program Goes Virtual

Throughout a successful transition to remote learning, Penn GSE’s Chief Learning Officer program has focused on building community among leaders of workplace learning.

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Leaders and Role Models: Educators Grow Through Penn GSE’s Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

Jennifer C. Stimpson and John LePelley have brought new insights from the program to their schools as they strive to be strong role models for their students.