Our Vision

To be a supportive, intellectual community that fosters educational engagement and cultivates future educational leaders.

Our Mission

To be a supportive community that inspires and empowers students to pursue a professional or intellectual interest in education through discussion and exploration of educational issues and careers.

Our Initiatives

SPREES provides opportunities for students to connect with each other, discuss educational issues, and explore educational careers.

Pre-Professional Programming

Exposes & connects students to educational professionals, educational opportunities, and resources to prepare for careers in education though:
Connecting students w/ Haas & EdCareers
A Dinner series w/ educational professionals

Community Building

Strengthens the SPREES community and cultivates leaders within it by fostering bonds between students based on their interest, experience, or aspiration through:
An in-dorm discussion program
An event for aspiring teachers

GSE Programming

Exposes & connects SPREES to educational programs, students, and professors at the Stanford Graduate School of Education through:
A Research Mentorship
A Shadow Week at the GSE


Creates a collaborative, empowering community and space that enables students to explore issues and careers in education through:
A conference based on educational issues specific to certain groups


Increases awareness of SPREES and our mission as well as expands our community through:
A Fall panel event
Weekly Tea Time w/ SPREES


Inspires future educators by providing an immersive, rigorous exploration of teaching through:
A 10 week teacher shadowing experience that includes class sessions on the theory and practice of teaching