Pam Grossman, PhD

Dean, Graduate School of Education; George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education

Pam Grossman is the Dean of the Graduate School of Education and the George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Her recent work has focused on practice-based teacher education and the role of core practices of teaching in teacher preparation and professional development.

Before coming to Penn, Dr. Grossman was the Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Education at Stanford University, where she founded and led the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching and established the Hollyhock Fellowship for early career teachers in underserved schools.

Dr. Grossman currently sits on the National Academy of Education’s Board of Directors. She is Chair of the Spencer Foundation Board of Directors, a member of the Board of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.