Graduate Programs in Education Students' Association (GPESA)

Welcome to the Graduate Programs in Education Students' Association (GPESA), where innovation meets community, and scholarly excellence thrives. As a graduate student-led organization within the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary, GPESA is home to a diverse community of graduate students united by a shared passion for learning, research, and the transformative power of education.

At GPESA, we believe in the inherent educator within each of us, regardless of our specific field of study. Whether we're future teachers, researchers, policymakers, or educational leaders, our collective commitment to lifelong learning and scholarly inquiry fuels our endeavors. Through collaboration, advocacy, and engagement, we strive to create a nurturing environment where every member can flourish and contribute meaningfully to the field of education.

Driven by the passion and dedication of our members, GPESA is more than just an association—it's a vibrant community of educators on a shared mission to shape the future of education. From hosting academic symposiums to facilitating peer mentorship programs and advocating for student rights, GPESA provides opportunities for members to network, develop professionally, and make lasting contributions to the field.

Join us as we embark on an enriching journey of learning, growth, and impact. Together, let's celebrate our shared love for education and inspire positive change in our communities and beyond.

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