The Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) welcomes nominations for the 2020 GSE Alumni Excellence in Education Award. Strong candidates across a wide range of education sectors (schools, districts, non-profits, tech, academia, or research) will have demonstrated excellence in one or more of the following areas:
Nominations for the 2019 award are closed. Nominations for the 2020 award are due Monday, April 12, 2020 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time.
Meet our past award recipients.
See video highlights from Kimberly Biddle, Joyce King and Bernardo Naranjo at the 2018 alumni award presentation.
Nominations for all GSE alumni, from recent grads to those with more established careers, are welcome. Self-nominations cannot be accepted. Once submitted, nominations remain active for three years.
Nomination checklist (please submit each element using the red link above):
We strongly encourage award recipients to attend the award reception in person. A travel stipend is available to award recipients who need to travel to Stanford from beyond the San Francisco Bay Area.
This award program is led by a group of dedicated Stanford GSE alumni who are partnering with the school to strengthen and engage the GSE alumni community by recognizing the outstanding contributions of GSE trained teachers, principals, scholars, innovators, and education leaders.
Fadia Desmond MA' 95, Chair (third from right) and the 2018 GSE Alumni Awards and Recognition Committee
“GSE alumni are leading the way in efforts to elevate the promise of education for children, families and nations. I'm honored to invite your participation in a call for nominations for the Stanford Graduate School of Education Alumni Excellence in Education Award. This award marks a critical step in our drive to highlight the transformative work of our alumni.”
Daniel L. Schwartz