In Brownsville, Brooklyn, nearly 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line. Crime and violence is commonplace in the neighborhood, which totals just over one square mile and consists mainly of public housing units. School systems in such communities can present a number of challenges for kids and educators ...tagged: alumni, bank street alumni, brownsville, meghan dunn, p.s. 446
Dawn Campbell graduated from Bank Street on May 14th in the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony — an achievement both professional and personal. Graduating from Bank Street is not just a transition for Dawn, but a triumph. After she discovered she was pregnant at the age of 16, Dawn Campbell left ...tagged: alumni, bank street, bank street alumni, dawn campbell
On May 7th, Bank Street College of Education hosted the 2015 Alumni Awards Ceremony, which celebrated Nina Jensen, Paula Rogovin, and Dania Vazquez for their outstanding achievements in education. During the ceremony, each educator stood before friends, family, esteemed colleagues, and members of the Bank Street community to share memorable ...tagged: alumni, bank street, bscaa, dania vazquez, nina jensen, paula rogovin
On May 5th, Bank Street hosted a conversation with renowned educator Deborah Meier as part of its annual Niemeyer Symposium, dedicated to Bank Street’s goal of serving as a national voice for children, beyond practice and into policy. Deborah, who has spent more than four decades in public education and ...tagged: bank street, davia franklyn, deborah meier, dina velez, newark educators' community charter school, progressive education, public school
Three faculty members from the School for Children and the librarian participated in the annual Progressive Education Network (PEN) Conference in Los Angeles October 10-12. Roberta Berman, Shop Teacher; 12/13s Head Teacher Nayantara Mhatre, and Anshu Wahi, Director of Diversity and Community with Allie Bruce, Librarian; prepared and taught workshops ...tagged: bank, pen, street
Heal the Children In conjunction with the American Camping Association's Heal the Children program, The Bank Street Summer Camp is proud to offer two scholarships for the summer of 2013. Heal the Children is a "campership" program created in response to, and in support of, families that have suffered the ...tagged: 'bank', 'bank street', 'bank street camp', 'bank street summer camp', 'street'
A little man with tomato ears standing on toast legs looks up at you through yellow egg yolk eyes, while a strawberry-winged blackberry butterfly shows off its luminous colors. What to do but eat them? These fanciful critters are the breakfast creations of Bill Wurtzel, who, for over fifty years, ...tagged: bank street bookstore, book launch, claire wurtzel, graduate school, health, inclusion, linda levine, special education
The following is an interview with Cookie Shapiro, the Director of the Bank Street Summer Camp. Tell me about your first Summer Camp experience. I started as a camper at Camp Gilowat. It’s no longer in business, but I was a camper there for two weeks one summer in August, ...tagged: bank street summer camp, camp director, cookie shapiro