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William Damon and Anne Colby
William Damon and Anne Colby are researching how older Americans can have more meaningful lives.
Thomas Dee
Thomas Dee awarded for "cleverly and thoughtfully" analyzing Washington's teacher incentives.
GSE student Efrain Brito, second from left, interprets with Maria Guzman, her son and his teacher, Randy Vail at Pescadero Middle School.
To close a language gap between parents and teachers, program draws on the GSE's bilingual talents.
Graduate Community Center, Havana R
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Arrillaga Alumni Center
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Interdisciplinary preparation to conduct rigorous research, relevant to educational policy and practice.


Intensive programs in K12 teaching, technology design, international studies, policy, leadership, and more.


Honors and minor programs for courses and research in the field of education.

GSE professors bring the latest advances in the social sciences, technology and teacher preparation to the field of education. Their scholarship is deepening our understanding of learning while changing policy and practice.

H. Samy Alim
Amado Padilla
Ira Lit
David Brazer
Adam Banks
Roy Pea
Sam Wineburg
Susanna Loeb
Patricia Bromley
Mitchell Stevens
Prashant Loyalka
Teresa LaFromboise

Seth Trudeau

Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT)

Seth Trudeau

“The cohort is the secret sauce in LDT. There’s something really meaningful about going through an insane, intense year with 20 other people who are also going through the same insane intensity.”

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Leaders in practice, research and policy, connecting through Stanford, to promote educational excellence.