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Thomas Dee, professor of education at Stanford and director of Center Education Policy Analysis
Research by Thomas Dee and colleagues suggests ways to boost student retention in MOOCs.
Professors Guadalupe Valdes, Guillermo Solano-Flores and Kenji Hakuta at "Latin@s in STEM". (Photos: Brooke Donald)
Town Hall addresses opportunities to get more Latinos into science and technology fields.
Master's students present their proposal to alumni panelists during the POLS Challenge. (Photo: Marc Franklin)
"Shark Tank"-style leadership challenge tests policy students. Stanford alumni judge.


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.

Ari Y. Kelman
Geoffrey Cohen
Guadalupe Valdés
Bruce McCandliss
Jo Boaler
Woody Powell
Ray McDermott
Peter Williamson
Nicole Ardoin
Thomas Dee
Michelle Reininger
Myra Strober

Mariana Anachoreta Duprat

“This program is crazy: It is fast, and it is exhausting, but you'll come out of it a better person with an amazing life/work/academic experience and a lot of new and wonderful friends.”

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