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Penn GSE’s COVID-19 FAQs

This Frequently Asked Questions section addresses our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For questions specific to an individual academic program, please contact your program manager. For more information on campus-wide services and programs — including information on Penn’s COVID Resource Call Center — visit Penn’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources page.

The Office of Faculty Affairs in the Graduate School of Education oversees the entire faculty personnel process, including searches for tenure track faculty, associated faculty, and academic support staff, tenure and promotion reviews, reappointments, leave requests, PIK faculty, and Target of Opportunity recruitment efforts.

Faculty Information

Division Chairs

Education Policy

Chair: Michael Gottfried

Educational Linguistics

Chair: Nelson Flores

Higher Education

Chair: Matthew Hartley

Human Development and Quantitative Methods

Chair: Michael Nakkula

Literacy, Culture, and International Education

Chair: Sigal Ben-Porath

Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

Chair: Susan Yoon

Academic Resources



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Contact Penn GSE Faculty Affairs

Matthew Hartley
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Executive Director, PennAHEAD
Phone: 215-898-8414

Jessie Harper
Assistant Dean, Faculty Affairs and Diversity
Co-Director HEARD
Phone: 215-573-3725

Megan McManus
Faculty Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 215-573-5703