Dean, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Study of classroom practice in middle school English Language Arts (with Susanna Loeb), funded by the Carnegie Corporation;
Study of pathways into teaching in New York City Schools (with Don Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, Susanna Loeb, and Jim Wyckoff).
Cross-professional study of the teaching of practice in programs to prepare teachers, clergy, and clinical psychologists (funded by the Spencer Foundation).
Professor of Education (2000 - 2014)
Basic Skills Teacher, CETA Youth Program Skills Center, New Haven, CT (1975-1976)
English Teacher, Thacher School, Ojai, CA (1976-1977)
Career Education and Counseling, Adult Learning Programs of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK (1979-1980)
Life Skills Teacher, Upward Bound Program, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK (1980)
English Teacher, University High School, San Francisco, CA (1977-1983)
Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington (1988-1992)
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington (1992-2000)
Full Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington (1999-2000)
Boeing Professor of Teacher Education, University of Washington (1996-2000)
Grossman, P., Compton, C., Igra, D., Ronfeldt, M., Shahan, E., Williamson, P. (2009). Teaching practice; A cross-professional perspective. Teachers College Record. 111 (9).
Boyd, D., Grossman, P., Hammerness, K., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., McDonald, M., Reininger, M., Ronfeldt, M., & Wyckoff, J. (in press). Surveying the landscape of teacher education in New York City: Constrained variation and the challenges of innovation. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.
Grossman, P., Hammerness, K., McDonald, M., & Ronfeldt, M. (2008). Constructing coherence: Structural predictors of perceptions of coherence in NYC teacher education programs. Journal of Teacher Education.
Grossman, P. & Thompson, C. (2008). Learning from curriculum materials: Scaffolds for new teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 24(8), 2014-2026.
Ronfeldt, M. & Grossman, P. (in press). Becoming a professional: Experimenting with possible selves in professional preparation. Teacher Education Quarterly.
Grossman, P & McDonald, M. (2008). Back to the future: Directions for research in teaching and teacher education. American Educational Research Journal. 45 (1), 184-205.
Grossman, P. (2008). Responding to our critics: From crisis to opportunity in research on teacher education. Journal of Teacher Education, 59(1), 10-23.
Grossman, P., McDonald, M., Hammerness, K., & Ronfeldt, M. (2008). Dismantling dichotomies in teacher education. In M. Cochran-Smith & S. Feiman-Nemser, McIntyre J., and Demers, K. (Eds.), The handbook of teacher education: A project of the Association of Teacher Educators (3rd Edition), pp. 243-248. New York, NY Macmillan.
Boyd, D., Grossman, P., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2006). How changes in entry requirements alter the teacher workforce and affect student achievement. Education Finance and Policy 1(2), 176-216.
Boyd, D., Grossman, P., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., Michelli, N. & Wyckoff, J. (2006). Complex by design: Investigating pathways into teaching in New York City Schools. Journal of Teacher Education, 57(2), 155-166.
Grossman, P. L. (2005). Research on pedagogical approaches in teacher education. In M. Cochran-Smith & K. Zeichner (Eds.), Review of research in teacher education. Washington D. C.: American Educational Research Association.
Grossman, P. L., Schoenfeld, A., with Lee, C. D. (2005). Teaching subject matter: In L. Darling-Hammond, J. Bransford, P. LePage, K. Hammerness, & H. Duffy (Eds.), Preparing teachers for a changing world: What teachers should learn and be able to do. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
Principal Investigator, Teachers for a New Era, 2007-present
Faculty Director, Center to Support Excellence in Teaching
Member, Steering Committee, K-12 Initiative
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (2006-2007)