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Alternative Careers: What Else You Can Do With Your Bank Street Degree

(Back Row Left to Right): Jim Clay '88, Dean Cecilia Traugh (Front Row Left to Right): Mollie Welsh Kruger,Dan Marwit '02, Lilly Stevens '06, Jo Ann Secor '83, Sue Carbary '90, Todd Sutler '10.

Bank Street Alumni served as panelists at the Alternative Careers Panel on February 1st, where they discussed their career paths and experiences that led them to their current positions. Alumni as well as current students attended the event, asked insightful questions, and had the opportunity to network at the reception that followed the panel discussion.

Brooklyn Alumni Meet-Up

Gathering in BK

On February 2nd, alumni gathered in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at the Grand Bar & Grill to network and share experiences as a group of progressive educators. Thank you to BSCAA Advisory Board member (Right-Front) Meghan Dunn '08 for organizing this meeting. Be on the look out for the next Brooklyn meet-up this Spring!

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Start a local Bank Street alumni group in your area!
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BSCAA Alumni Officers

Meet the 2017 Proposed BSCAA Slate

Elections are coming up in May, be on the look out for the 2017 slate!

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Alumni Book Launch Party

Left to right: Melissa Jozwiak, Peggy McNamara'78, Rachel Theilheimer'74, Alison Pepper'84. On November 21,2016 alumna Rachel Theilherimer '74 and her co-authors Melissa M. Jozwiak, and Betsy J. Cahill launched their new book Continuity in Children’s Worlds: Choices and Consequences for Early Childhood Programs. Attendees gathered at the Bank Street Library to hear the authors discuss the origins of the book along with some practitioner stories that investigate beliefs about continuity and discontinuity.

Venturing Out in the World with Children: Taking Safe Trips with Young Children

On November 15,2016  Bank Street alumni and colleagues gathered for a presentation by faculty member Sal Vascellaro'75 (3rd from left, back row) on planning safe field trips with very young children. The talk was organized  by Nancy Cardwell '88 (front row left) 

Bay Area Alumni Gathering

Left to right: Margaret Piskitel '04, Katy Ailes '07, and Lesley Bell.
On November 5,2016, San Francisco Bay Area Bank Street alumni
gathered at Park Day School in Oakland, CA. 

Alumni at 2016 NAEYC


From left to right: Doug Knecht; Tarima Levine '01; Davia Brown-Franklyn '97; Peggy McNamara '78; Wendy Pollock '88; Ellen Kelley; Emily Linsay '97; and Jim Clay '88. Faculty and staff from across Bank Street had the opportunity to showcase their work for thousands of early childhood educators from around the country at the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) Annual Conference in Los Angeles. Alumni also gathered for a casual meet up on November 3rd during the conference. Read more...