Graduate School Alumni

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An Alum Visitor from the Netherlands

Bank Street’s Director of Library Services, Kristin Freda with alum, Bryna Hellmann ’51, who visited the College from Amsterdam, the Netherlands in September. Bryna presented the library with her books, Reading the English and The Birds’ Wedding.

Alumni Featured on Slate Podcast on Teacher Tenure

Bank Street alums Ada Rosario DolchMargaret Ryan, and Alisa Algava recently were invited to be interviewed by NPR correspondent Mike Pesca at Slate for his podcast The Gist. Read more on the Graduate Admissions blog, and Listen to the full podcast at

Alumni Awards Ceremony and Tar Beach Reunion Party

On May 8th, BSCAA celebrated the Alumni Awards Ceremony, followed by the Tar Beach Reunion Party.

The award winners were:

Jesse Pugh '76
Leslie Martinez '12 
Luberta Mays '70 (posthumously)
Debbie Zlotowitz SAS '90

Learn more about the history of the awards

Shael Polakow-Suransky Joins BSCAA's March Meeting

BSCAA Advisory Board members with President-Elect Shael Polakow-Suransky (far right)

At their March meeting. the BSCAA Advisory Board had a special guest, Bank Street's President-Elect Shael Polakow-Suransky. Shael began his "listening tour" early, visiting the meeting to share background on his own experience as Bank Street's first President who is also an alumnus, and responding to questions from the Advisory Board as he prepares to take office on July 1. BSCAA President Jim Clay '88, who was also a member of the Presidential Search Committee, traveled from Washington, DC to run the meeting and facilitate this important discussion. 

Starting An Alumni Group

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BSCAA Officers

Read about the current slate of BSCAA officers

Around Bank Street

The Office of Alumni Programs

The Office of Alumni Programs supports the alumni Association, BSCAA, and its professional development programs; facilitates regional alumni groups and gatherings; helps alumni to network; sponsors focus groups across the country; and coordinates activities with sister institutions. To get in touch, contact Linda Reing, Director of Alumni Programs, 212-961-3432.

Career Services Office

For information on employment opportunities, career counseling, job fairs and upcoming events contact Susan Levine, Director of Career Services, 212-875-4657. Visit Career Services to learn more about career development resources for alumni.

Class notes

We encourage you to update your contact information, let us know what you are up to, reconnect with former colleagues and potentially meet new ones. >>>

Request a Transcript

To order a transcript, visit the Registrar.  


As an alum of Bank Street College, you are entitled to library borrowing privileges. You may check the library catalog, place holds on materials you would like, and renew items you have borrowed using the library's online catalog. >>>

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Contact Linda Reing or Caitlin Terry to subscribe. 

Alumni Blog

The Alumni Blog is a forum for Bank Street educators from around the country to share our opinions about what's happening in our schools and in our lives. Share your thoughts and we'll post them. Read Helen Tinsley's recent post about her new story. 

Bankstreet Bookstore

As a Bank Street Alum, the Bank Street Bookstore offers an extensive online inventory, lesson plans (pre-K-8), personalized services, and special offers and discounts. Click, email or call 212-678-1654 for more information.