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Council of Graduate Students in Education (CGSE)

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What is CGSE?

The Council of Graduate Students in Education (CGSE) is run by graduate students in the School of Education, and as a student within the school you're automatically a member of the organization. CGSE is supported primarily through the student activity fee fund with additional support from the Dean's office.

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The School of Education Holding Open House on November 15

Published on 8/27/2014 6:00:00 AM

Are you considering graduate studies at Pitt's School of Education? Come spend the morning with faculty, staff, and current students and hear about your program of interest and the application, admissions, and financial aid processes. The open house is on Saturday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m., followe... Read More...

School of Education Receives $3 Million from Alumni to Establish Dean’s Chair

Published on 7/8/2014 6:00:00 AM

The University of Pittsburgh has received a $3 million gift from alumni Renée K. Goldman and Richard M. Goldman to establish the Renée and Richard Goldman Dean’s Chair in the School of Education. The gift has established an endowment that will be used by the University to support the salary, profes... Read More...

The Q&A: Alumnus Sean McComb Walks Through the "Door of Opportunity" and Pulls Others Through--On Way to Being Named Teacher of the Year

Published on 4/30/2014 6:00:00 AM

Out of more than three million teachers in the United States, Sean McComb was named as National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers’ (CCSSO) on Wednesday, April 30. A 2007 alumnus of the School of Education, McComb, who is 30 years old, currently works as a high school... Read More...

Western Pa Writing Project Earns $20,000 SEED Teacher Leadership Development Grant

Published on 3/24/2014 6:00:00 AM

The Western Pennsylvania Writing Project (WPWP) has been awarded $20,000 of federal funds over two years for it's 2014-2016 SEED Teacher Leadership Development Grant, given by the National Writing Project . The purpose of the grant is to expand and develop teacher leadership to improve the teaching ... Read More...

The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation Awards $100,000 to the Institute for Learning

Published on 3/20/2014 6:00:00 AM

The University of Pittsburgh's Institute for Learning , embedded within Pitt’s Learning Research and Development Center , has been given a $100,000 grant by The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation to provide video case studies for the Paterson Public School District. The project will begin in July 201... Read More...

School of Education Seeking Nominations for the 2014 Alumni Awards

Published on 11/1/2013 6:00:00 AM

The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Education honors the outstanding accomplishments of its graduates through its Alumni Awards program. Criteria for these awards include a recognition of professional achievement, commitment to the continued success of the School of Education and the University... Read More...

School of Education Celebrates 2013 Graduates

Published on 5/15/2013 6:00:00 AM

On Sunday, April 28, hundreds of students, families, faculty, and staff from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education gathered in the Fitzgerald Field House to celebrate the graduates of 2013. Alumna Richard Goldman addressed the graduates, and following are some photos from the event, as w... Read More...

Pitt Students Gather to Collect Donations for Others Involved in Recent Oakland Fire

Published on 4/12/2013 6:00:00 AM

A letter to School of Education faculty, staff, and students from Dean Alan Lesgold in regard to the student response following the recent fire in Oakland. Dear Colleagues, If you didn't happen to be around WWPH 5702 late Friday, you missed an amazing site. You may know that one of the students who ... Read More...

School of Education Celebrates Alumni with Awards Reception

Published on 3/28/2013 6:00:00 AM

The School of Education celebrated its annual Alumni Awards this past Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland. Awards for the school’s departments and also individual categories were presented at the reception. The winners and some information about their background... Read More...

School of Education Honors 11 Distinguished Individuals at Annual Alumni Awards

Published on 3/30/2012 7:00:00 AM

From left: Nick Trombetta, Karen Giardini (Jacqueline Lee Dempsey’s sister), Patricia Nixon, April Mattix, Andrew Hughey, Alan Lesgold, Thomas Platt, Maura Powell, Rob Marshall. The School of Education honored 10 alumni and one graduate student with awards at the school’s annual 2012 Alumni Awards ... Read More...
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