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Upcoming: 2021 McGraw Prize Programs

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McGraw Prize Webinar Series
A series of webinars presented by Catalyst @ Penn GSE and featuring winners of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize for Education. Together, Catalyst and the McGraw Prize are advancing innovation in education through a growing array of programming.

2021 McGraw Prize Nominations Open
February 2021

McGraw Winners Panel
February 2021 

Symposium: How Innovations Flourish 
Featuring McGraw Prize Winners, esteemed Prize Jurors, Penn GSE Faculty, and more
Spring 2021

2020 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education Celebration

Estela Mara Bensimon
2020 McGraw Prize Winner Michelene Chi
2020 McGraw Prize Winner Joseph Krajcik

The 2020 McGraw Prize in Education winners Estela Bensimon, MicheleneChi, and Joseph Krajcik were honored on October 21, 2020 in a virtual celebration to applaud their exceptional contributions to the field of education. Joining to congratulate the winners and remark on the legacy and impact of the Prize over the years were: Amy Gutmann, President of the University of Pennsylvania; Pam Grossman, Dean of the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education; Michael Golden, Executive Director of Catalyst @ Penn GSE; and the McGraw family.

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