About PCEL


From our inception, we have endeavored to be the Penn Graduate School of Education's catalyst for excellence in leadership in the field of education.

We embrace the four leadership strands that define the leadership preparation programs in the Graduate School of Education: organizational, instructional, public, and evidence-based. We also strive to deliver these in a system which embraces equity and believes in the achievement of all children.

In addressing these strands and emphases, we have developed programs that improve instruction, diversity, the school, and the district.  Delivered both across the United States and worldwide, PCEL’s projects strive to prepare leaders to address the complex issues of today, consistent with research and best practices.

Thank you for your interest in us. If you have any questions, do feel free to call or contact us for more information.

Yours in leadership,

John A. DeFlaminis, Ph.D.
Executive Director