All guests must register in advance by October 18 to attend our events. Walk-in/on-site registration is not available.
Alumni Award Lunch Reception: $15 p/p
Although the only fee-based event is the in-person Alumni Award Lunch Reception, advance registration via the link above is required for all of the events you see listed below. To attend any of these events, you must have a GSE Reunion 2021 name badge. Your name badge will serve as proof that you have passed Stanford's vaccination screening process.
Click the links below to learn more.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. | Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS) 102, GSE Makery
The GSE Makery provides equipment and support for the campus community to improve lives through hands-on learning. Learn more and tinker with lab manager Aaron Ragsdale, MS ’14, GSE students, and alumni at this unique learning space.
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. | Memorial Auditorium
Hear welcome remarks from Stanford’s 11th President, Marc Tessier-Lavigne. Afterward, host Dan Klein ’90 presents a showcase of short talks by Stanford faculty including Sarah Stein Greenberg, Daniel Ho, Brian Lowery and Bonnie Maldonado.
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. | Memorial Auditorium
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne in conversation with Michael Drake, ’71, President of the University of California, moderated by Mary Cranston, ’70, JD ’75.
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. | Gunn-SIEPR Building, Koret-Taube Conference Center, Room 130
Classes Without Quizzes
The Virtuous Cycle Between Education and Neuroscience
Jason Yeatman, PhD ’14
Assistant Professor, GSE
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. | Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Classes Without Quizzes
Stanford Center for Racial Justice—Rethinking Race, Dismantling Racism, Furthering Justice
Rick Banks, ’87, MA ’81
Professor, Stanford Law School and by courtesy at the GSE
Diane Chin, Acting Director of the Stanford Center for Racial Justice
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS) and adjacent Canfield Court Tent
11:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony | CERAS 101 Learning Hall
12:30 p.m. Lunch Reception | Canfield Court Tent
Join Dean Daniel L. Schwartz, enjoy chef-prepared lunch (vegetarian and gluten-free options available), conversation with classmates and future friends, and find out how our 2021 GSE Alumni Excellence in Education Award honorees are making the world a better place.
Salina Gray, PhD ’14, Curriculum Studies and Science Education
7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher
Mountain View Middle School
Christine Yeh, PhD ’96, Counseling Psychology
Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology
University of San Francisco
and Rebecca Zeigler Mano, MA ’92, SIDEC and STEP
Founder and Director, Education Matters and USAP Community School
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. | Center for Educational Research at Stanford (CERAS) 102, GSE Makery
The GSE Makery provides equipment and support for the campus community to improve lives through hands-on learning. Learn more and tinker with Learning, Design and Technology Master’s Program Director Karin Forssell, ’91, MA ’92, PhD ’11, GSE students, and alumni at this unique learning space.