Pam Grossman is the Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as the George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education. Dr. Grossman was the Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Education at Stanford University School of Education before coming to Penn, where she developed and managed the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Grossman's study focuses on teacher and other professional preparation, as well as instructional quality. Her most recent research focuses on practice-based teacher education and the importance of fundamental teaching practices in teacher preparation and development. In 2009, she was elected to the National Academy of Education's Board of Directors, where she presently serves.
She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Spencer Foundation and a member of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Board of Directors. In 2017, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power
- Core Practices for Project-Based Learning: A Guide for Teachers and Leaders
- Cat Call: Reclaiming the Feral Feminine (an Untamed History of the Cat Archetype in Myth and Magic)
- Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education
- Alternative Routes to Teaching: Mapping the New Landscape of Teacher Education