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The network of students and alumni of the Mid-Career program is made up of 325 education leaders working in 27 states and four countries.

Mid-Career alumna recognized for doing more with less

When Stacy R. Gill-Phillips, GRD’10, started a preschool in 1990, she thought she was just taking a brief hiatus from her corporate career as a business analyst to ensure a high-quality early education for her children and others.  

The Faces of Philly's Educational Future

Noah Tennant could have easily avoided the challenges of city schools, having spent more than a decade as a school administrator in the upper-crust New Jersey towns of Westfield and Haddonfield. But one day, while visiting his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, a colleague took him to see Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia, a new male-only charter high school in West Philly that had opened in 2007. Inspired by what he saw, Tennant left the suburbs in 2011 to become principal of Boys’ Latin. 

A GLOBAL EDUCATOR LANDS IN KENYA

While every career is a journey, some cover greater distances than others.

Christopher N. Steel, is a 2009 graduate of Penn GSE’s Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. Any way you slice it, Steel’s career has been far-flung and exhilarating.

Open Education interviews Michael Gomez, Principal, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

We saw a need to serve urban students, especially students from families that are struggling socio-economically. We wanted to reach out to these students and tell them that if you go to our high school, you will be accepted into and graduate college. It is a bold statement that no one was making and we wanted to start a school that could make that statement.

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