Graduate School of Education

Teachers Facing Weakest Market in Years

May 19, 2010

Kathy Schultz of the Graduate School of Education comments on a job shortage for teachers.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Middle East Woos U.S. Colleges

May 12, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education discusses higher education’s move toward globalization.

Should Districts Look Beyond Seniority When Laying Off Teachers?

May 12, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses teacher lay-off policies.

Article Source: Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820 May 7, 2010

Peter Kuriloff Receives 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award

PHILADELPHIA -– Peter Kuriloff has been honored with the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.

Education Confab to Touch on Some Timely Topics

April 30, 2010

Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his co-development of the Val-Ed principal-evaluation system.

Article Source: Denver Post

Commercial Campuses Ready to Fill Gap

May 5, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education discusses private educational institutions.

Article Source: The Australian

Helping Youths Tops Priority List for Foundations Started by Black Families, Study Finds

April 29, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for her research on African-American family foundations.

Article Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy

Video: College in 3 Years Instead of 4!

May 4, 2010

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education says three-year bachelor degrees would cut costs and focus curriculum.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

'Hip-Hop Prez' Rejuvenates a College, Using a Personal Touch

May 2, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the leadership style of Philander Smith College’s president.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.