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GSE Reunion 2019


Join us!

No matter when you made your mark at the GSE, please join us back on campus for our annual Reunion Weekend celebration - October 25-26, 2019.
Friday, October 25
10:00 – 11:30 am | Memorial Auditorium

President’s Welcome and Micro Lectures

Hear welcome remarks from Stanford’s 11th President, Marc Tessier-Lavigne. Afterwards, host Dan Klein, ’90 presents a showcase of short talks by leading Stanford faculty including Nate Persily on elections, Ge Wang on artful design and others.

12:00 – 1:45 pm | Barnum Hub, Barnum Center

GSE Alumni Lunch with Rachel Lotan

Join past STEP Program Director and Professor Emerita Rachel Lotan, MA ’81, ’83, PhD ’85 for an afternoon lunch and intimate presentation as Rachel shares her journey in the education field and invites you to share yours as a member of the GSE community. Meet current students and learn more about the latest from the Graduate School of Education.

2:00 – 3:15 pm | GSE Makery (CERAS 102)

Make to Learn at the GSE Makery

The GSE Makery provides equipment and support for the Graduate School of Education campus community to co-design and build for tomorrow's learners. Learn more and design and tinker at this new and unique learning space!

3:15 - 4:15 pm | Locations to be Announced
Classes Without Quizzes

Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki, Associate Professor of Psychology
3:15 - 4:15 pm | Locations to be Announced
Classes Without Quizzes

For Love or Honor: The Story of Hamilton

Elizabeth Cobbs, MA '94, PhD '88, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
3:15 - 4:15 pm | Location to be Announced
GSE Faculty-Led Classes Without Quizzes

Understanding Children's Literacy

Rebecca Silverman, Associate Professor of Education, Stanford Graduate School of Education
*Advance registration is not required for Classes Without Quizzes

5:30 - 7:30 pm | CERAS 101 Learning Hall

GSE Alumni Award Reception

Join Dean Daniel L. Schwartz, enjoy hearty hors d'oeuvres, refreshing beverages and live music and find out how our 2019 GSE Alumni Excellence in Education honorees are making the world a better place.
Alexandra Bernadotte, MA '07
Alexandra Bernadotte, MA '07
Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies
Founder & CEO, Beyond 12
Irene Castillon, MA '10
Irene Castillon, MA '10
Stanford Teacher Education Program
Teacher and Assistant Principal
Cristo Rey San José Jesuit High School
Gloria Ladson-Billings, PhD '84
Gloria Ladson-Billings, PhD '84
Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education
Professor Emerita, Kellner Family Distinguished Chair
in Urban Education in Curriculum & Instruction
University of Wisconsin-Madison
President, National Academy of Education
Larry Cuban, PhD '74
Larry Cuban, PhD ’74
Social Sciences Education
Professor Emeritus
Stanford Graduate School of Education
Saturday, October 26
Two hours before kick-off | Taube Tennis Center Patio

GSE Alumni Tailgate

Meet fellow GSE alumni, family, and friends before the homecoming football game against the Arizona Wildcats. Bring the family (kids 14 and under are free) and enjoy conversations with classmates, current students and faculty. Enjoy delectable chef-prepared brunch or barbecue, vegetarian and gluten-free options and activities for everyone in attendance.
Tailgate time will be confirmed after the kick-off time is announced in October. 
Limited quantities of GSE baseball caps are available for GSE alumni and guests at the tailgate!

Football tickets sold separately.


Friday-Saturday Combo
$25 early bird pricing until October 7
$35 from October 8 onwards
Friday Only (Lunch and Alumni Award)
$20 early bird pricing until October 7
$35 from October 8 onwards
A la carte (Each Individual Event)
(Friday Alumni Lunch or Friday Alumni Awards Reception or Saturday Tailgate)
$15 per event per alum and guest
Tailgate for Children 14 or Younger
FREE Admission with online registration

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