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Posts tagged with "bank street events"

Bank Street's Commitment to Literature

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Monday, May 18, 2015

I was honored to be a part of this years admitted students day, also known as Discover Bank Street. It was just last year that I attended the first Discover Bank Street event and I was so happy to experience it again one year later. I participated on a panel ...


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Questions from You (Part 2)!

Posted by Jesse Nguyen on Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

On March 28, 2015, we gave applicants to our teacher preparation programs an opportunity to discover Bank Street and meet members of our community. They got to meet various faculty and staff members, participate in model lessons, and hear from a group of current students and alumni. During the event, ...


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Questions from you!

Posted by Jesse Nguyen on Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015

On March 28, 2015, we gave applicants to our teacher preparation programs an opportunity to discover Bank Street and meet members of our community. They got to meet various faculty and staff members, participate in model lessons, and hear from a group of current students and alumni. During the event, ...


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Making a Career Change

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Monday, Mar 16, 2015

Last month, Bank Street held a career changer forum geared towards prospective students who are considering making a career change into education. I participated in the event as a panelist with two other Bank Street alumni, Greg David and Jamie Hopper. All three of us made the switch to teaching ...


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Book Discussion with President Shael Polakow-Suransky

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

On October 29th, I had the opportunity to attend a book discussion hosted by Bank Street’s new president Shael Polakow-Suransky. Over the summer, Shael sent an email to everyone in the Bank Street community and invited us to read the book, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, ...


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Navigating the Open House

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Friday, Nov 14, 2014

On November 20th, Bank Street will be holding one of many Graduate School open houses. I attended one of these open houses at this time last year when I was considering applying to the school. It was very informative and definitely helped nudge me in the direction of applying. I ...


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Discover Bank Street Day!

Posted by John Kuckens on Friday, Apr 25, 2014

A big thank you to those who organized last week’s "Discover Bank Street Day." I was very happy to be on the panel for discussion to talk about my experiences here at Bank Street, and share further afterwards in the lobby. In case you missed it, the day began with ...


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Questions from you!

Posted by Jesse Nguyen on Friday, Apr 18, 2014

On April 5th, we gave applicants to our teacher preparation programs an opportunity to discover Bank Street and meet members of our community. They got to meet various faculty and staff members, participate in model lessons, and hear from a group of current students and alumni. During the event, we ...


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The Job Hunt

Posted by John Kuckens on Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

Many of us are applying to positions in public or private schools at this time of year. Although the 2014-2015 school year won't begin until late August, now is the time to start thinking seriously about where you'd like to teach! Apply to lots of places and, at the very ...


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Reflection on the roundtable: 'Still Separate, Still Unequal'

Posted by John Kuckens on Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014

On Monday, February 10th, the Bank Street College Alumni Association hosted a roundtable discussion called "Still Separate, Still Unequal, Challenges Facing Public Education 60 Years after Brown v. Board of Education." The participants were Martha Andrews, Margaret Blachly, Barbara Graves-Poller, Monte Joffee, and Verta Maloney. Moderating (and occasionally contributing) were ...


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