March 19, 2021
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Adam Payne

Writing in MIT’s Sloan Management Review, Adam Payne, an alum of Penn GSE’s Chief Learning Officer program, and Dana Kaminstein, an adjunct assistant professor at Penn GSE, point to ways that companies dodge diversity and how they can go beyond diversity initiatives to create meaningful change.

  • Race, Equity & Inclusion
  • Leadership
December 14, 2020
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Empty seats in a stadium.

There is no universal answer. But Penn GSE’s Karen Weaver says the colleges facing the toughest choices might not be the ones you’d think.

  • Higher Education
  • Leadership
December 10, 2020
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Kandi Wiens teaching a class.

Writing in Harvard Business Review, Kandi Wiens says it’s important to watch out for self-sabotage traps

  • Leadership
November 6, 2020
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Jennifer Stimpson

Jennifer Stimpson, a chemist, teacher, and recent alumna of the Graduate School of Education’s mid-career program, was named an IF/THEN ambassador. The initiative aims to empower women in STEM to inspire the next generation of learners.

  • Leadership
  • Teaching & Learning
October 22, 2020
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Headshots of David Roberts (left) and Doug Korn (right) appear with a boxed headline that says “Harnessing the Power of Education.”]

Penn GSE’s new Board of Overseers Chair, Doug Korn, W’84, and his predecessor, David Roberts, W’84, support Dean Grossman’s vision and the School’s work creating opportunity through education.

  • Leadership
  • Faces of Philanthropy
  • Alumni
October 22, 2020
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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.”

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

  • Leadership
  • Alumni
  • Special Topic: COVID-19
October 22, 2020
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Penn President Amy Gutmann, Sue McGraw, Harold McGraw III, Penn GSE Dean Pam Grossman, and Catalyst @ Penn GSE Director Michael Golden at the February 2020 event launching the McGraw Prize partnership with Penn.

‘We applaud teachers everywhere who share the common bond of inspiring others to learn and to grow,’ said Penn President Amy Gutmann.

  • Leadership
October 2, 2020
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Rebecca Maynard and Brooks Bowden will lead a $4.6 million training program for doctoral fellows from across the University of Pennsylvania pursuing data-driven education research.

  • Education Policy & Analysis
  • Leadership
June 11, 2020
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Aaron Gerwer, left, will be the next principal at the Henry C. Lea Elementary School. Lauren Overton, right, will lead Penn Alexander.

Aaron Gerwer will be the new leader at Lea and Lauren Overton will head Penn Alexander. Penn GSE has partnerships with both K-8 schools.

  • Philadelphia Impact
  • Leadership
May 12, 2020
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Headshots of five alumni appear in a checkerboard pattern with a blue square in the upper left that says, “Penn GSE Alumni Lead and Innovate”

As leaders and educators, Penn GSE alumni are making an impact in urban education across the country.

  • Leadership
  • Alumni

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