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Give back to HGSE and support the next generation of passionate educators and innovative leaders.


Network & Connect

HGSE alumni form a lifelong network — creating many ways to connect with one another, pursue learning opportunities, and help drive HGSE’s leadership in the field of education.

Our Alumni are a global and diverse community as represented in the Alumni Porch-rait Project.  



Alumni Directory

The best way to stay connected is to update your information in the Alumni Directory. The Harvard Alumni Association Alumni Directory is your comprehensive resource for staying in touch with classmates and other alumni around the world. Make sure your profile is up to date with your most recent contact information. You need your HarvardKey to log in, so if you haven’t claimed yours yet visit and choose the “alumni” tab.  

Network Online

Follow HGSE on Facebook, HGSE Alumni on Twitter and Instagram, and join the HGSE Alumni LinkedIn group.

Networking Events

Throughout the year the Alumni Relations team hosts various networking events. To ensure you receive an invite, please make sure your contact information is correctly listed in the Alumni Directory.

Ed. Magazine 

Get to know the people, projects, and ideas that make the Ed School special — read our award-winning magazine, printed biannually and always available online.

Build Community

Harvard Alumni for Education

Harvard Alumni for Education (HAEd) is a special interest group that connects Harvard alumni involved in education. Joining HAEd allows you to connect with over 2,000 members spread out across several chapters across the globe. 

Alumni of Color Conference

Taking place each spring, the Alumni of Color Conference (AOCC) aims to inspire and improve the education sector by convening alumni, students, practitioners, artists, and scholars both from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and across the nation in order to share best practices and cutting edge research that pertains to people of color in educational spaces.

The Appian Way Alliance for Alumni of Color

The mission of The Appian Way Alliance for Alumni of Color (The Alliance) is to create a vibrant, inclusive, active, and supportive community of alumni and students of color. The Alliance creates opportunities through community-wide and regional events for alumni of color to connect with one another; enhance relationships between alumni and students of color; provide academic, career, and other types of support to students; and proactively address issues of equity, inclusion, access, and diversity at HGSE and in the community. Please email The Alliance for more information.

Gutman Book Talks

Gutman Library Book Talks celebrate the scholarship of Harvard Graduate School of Education community members and provide a venue for critical discussion and engagement with current issues in the field of education research, practice, and policy. Upcoming Gutman Book Talks can be found on the HGSE Public Events Calendar.