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Alumni & Friends

Alumni & Friends

Your Stanford education journey continues long after you graduate.

As a Stanford GSE alum you are part of a global community committed to improving lives through learning. The alumni relations team is here to help you connect with your community, continue learning, and share your expertise with the next generation of education leaders.

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Graduate School of Education alumni are transforming education all around the world.

Meet our alumni

Our community of exceptional leaders is working to achieve equitable, accessible, and effective learning for all.

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Christopher J. Thomas, PhD ’96, Social Entrepreneur in Residence / Lecturer
Improving school systems in the poorest countries 
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Darren Kleinberg, Visiting Scholar
Finding new purpose in Jewish education
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Erin Ritchie, STEP '19
Learning to address all students’ needs
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“Finding hope is opening ourselves to things that remind us of the glorious world just beyond the edge of our own suffering.”

Eamonn Callan

Emeritus Professor Eamonn Callan at GSE Commencement 2019

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Catch up on the latest research, program, and faculty news.

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Research Stories
Higher Education | Teaching | Technology
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Podcast
Curriculum and Instruction | Education Policy | Poverty and Inequality
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Research Stories
Curriculum and Instruction | Parenting | Teaching
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Learn about the GSE Vision

Grand Challenges

We have identified nine grand challenges in education where Stanford can drive transformative breakthroughs.

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Discover. Innovate. Drive Change.

To answer educations's grand challenges, we must discover new knowledge, innovate new ideas and put those ideas to work in the world.

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Strategic Initiatives

New programs, research areas and spaces will help us accelerate progress on education’s grand challenges.

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Alumni Connector

View past issues, with news, events, and stories of fellow alumni.

The Educator

Subscribe to the GSE’s newsletter for the latest school news, events, and opportunities.

School’s In

Listen to our podcast exploring current issues in education with hosts Dean Dan Schwartz and Denise Pope.

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