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Bank Street Supports 2nd Year of Pre-K for All

Posted by Nicholas Gray on August 17, 2015

Preparations have commenced for prekindergarten teachers to enter the second year of New York City’s Pre-K for All program, which aims to provide free, high-quality, full-day pre-K to every four-year-old across the five boroughs. This summer, Bank Street College of Education is providing professional development for the program in two ...

tagged: early childhood, math, nycdoe, pre-k, professional development, social and emotional learning

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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 01, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Bank Street Book Store hosted New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña for a book talk. She read from Dr. Seuss' Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!, a celebration of great educators who go beyond rote memorization tactics in order to teach students "how to think." The event, ...

tagged: bookstore, leadership, literacy, nycdoe

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Bank Street to Offer Master’s Program in the Bronx

Posted by Nicholas Gray on February 04, 2015

Graduate School of Education will partner with BronxWorks to offer a community-based Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. The expansion of Universal Pre-K in New York City offers thousands of young children access to early learning. To further children’s success, teachers in community-based programs need support to earn master’s degrees that ...

tagged: community, early childhood, graduate school

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Bank Street Bookstore Gets a New Lease

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 01, 2014

Renowned Upper West Side bookstore for children, teachers, and families will move to new location in March 2015. Read More Signs of Literary Life for Two Booksellers on the Upper West Side, via New York Times  Media Inquiries Nicholas GrayCommunications Directorngray@bankstreet.edu September 2, 2014 — Bank Street College of Education today announced ...

tagged: bookstore, literacy, neighborhood

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Getting Ready for Pre-K: An Institute for Educators

Posted by Nicholas Gray on August 11, 2014

Bank Street Partners with City to Get Thousands Ready for Pre-K On August 12, Bank Street College of Education kicks off the first sessions of a professional development institute for thousands of early childhood educators, in collaboration with the New York City Department of Education. The Institute, titled “Getting Ready ...

tagged: alumni, pre-k, teacher preparation

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Bank Street & Partners Study Math for All in Chicago

Posted by Nicholas Gray on July 17, 2014

$3.5 Million Grant Awarded to EDC, Bank Street and Partners to Study Math Professional Development Program Bank Street College of Education, a leader in adult and childhood education and development, was recently included in a four-year grant of $3.5 million for Bank Street math faculty to work with Education Development Center ...

tagged: math, partnerships, stem, teacher preparation

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Graduate School Earns NCATE Accreditation

Posted by Nicholas Gray on June 14, 2014

National accrediting body recognizes College’s success in preparing exceptional teachers and leaders for today’s classrooms. Bank Street College of Education has earned accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through 2020 for its master’s degree programs in its Graduate School of Education. The accreditation recognizes Bank ...

tagged: academics, accreditation

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Bank Street Hosts Panel on Universal Pre-Kindergarten in NYC

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 20, 2014

Dr. Samuel J. Meisels of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute moderated the April 23 panel featuring top officials from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration at the College’s Niemeyer Series. Updated 5/2/2014 — On April 23, Bank Street College of Education in New York City hosted a panel discussion titled Universal ...

tagged: early childhood, niemeyer, policy

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Innovations in Online Education

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 02, 2014

Bank Street faculty present at a national research conference on their transformative online education experiences and the impact of their latest work. Teachers use math manipulatives to apply what they learn in online coaching. April 2, 2014 — Bank Street College of Education faculty present at the American Educational Research ...

tagged: fieldwork, math, online, research, stem

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Bank Street Names Shael Polakow-Suransky Next President

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 21, 2014

Suransky, currently second-in-command of the nation’s largest school system, will be the college’s first president who is also an alumnus. The Board of Trustees of Bank Street College of Education today announced the selection of Shael Polakow-Suransky, currently the Chief Academic Officer and Senior Deputy Chancellor at the New York ...

tagged: leadership, president

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Bank Street Appoints Jackson Kytle Head of IPR

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 15, 2014

Jackson Kytle has been appointed Interim Dean of Innovation, Policy, and Research (IPR). In that role, Kytle oversees the College Library, Bank Street Head Start, the high school dropout-prevention and college-readiness program Liberty LEADS, Occasional Papers, and other grant-funded and contract-based research and policy initiatives. Kytle will also lead Bank ...

tagged: accreditation, cabinet, ipr, policy

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Q&A: Math, Diversity & the Common Core

Posted by Nicholas Gray on December 19, 2013

Nneka Sutherland, a student in Bank Street’s Leadership in Mathematics Education program, is an experienced teacher and a veteran of both public and charter schools in New York City and Montreal. In addition to pursuing a master’s degree at Bank Street, she is a full time teacher at a public ...

tagged: diversity, leadership, math, networks, standards

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Chirlane McCray Visits Bank Street

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 12, 2013

On October 24, Bank Street hosted Chirlane McCray — writer, activist, and wife of then-mayoral nominee Bill De Blasio. McCray accompanied Dean of the College Jon Snyder and Children’s Programs Dean Alexis Wright on a tour that included a visit to the Children’s Library, which holds one of the state’s ...

tagged: family center, library, visits

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Occasional Paper Series: Valuing Out-of-School Time

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 11, 2013

Nonschool spaces aren’t what they used to be. Places that welcome young people engaging in unstructured, autonomous hanging out are getting harder to find. After-school programs have shifted toward offering formalized activities and documented learning outcomes. No longer can home spaces serve as an escape from the authority of school, ...

tagged: after-school, nonschool, occasional papers

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Emergent Curriculum at Progressive Education Conference

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 04, 2013

In October, Allie Bruce, Bank Street’s Children’s Librarian, and Anshu Wahi, the School for Children’s Director of Diversity and Community, traveled to Los Angeles to present at the Progressive Education Network (PEN) conference. Their presentation, “Loudness in the Library: Empowering Students to Think Critically About Identity and Bias,” demonstrated the ...

tagged: children's literature, diversity, emergent, progressive

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Graduate School

A New Director for Museum Leadership

Posted by Nicholas Gray on October 31, 2013

This fall, Bank Street’s Graduate School welcomed Brian Hogarth as its new director of the Leadership in Museum Education program. Brian brings with him over 20 years of museum education and leadership experience at a number of leading institutions, including Johns Hopkins University, the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, the ...

tagged: faculty, leadership, museum

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D'Amboise Demonstrates Vitality of Arts in Education at Biber Lecture

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 16, 2013

Jacques D'Amboise with NDI Master Teaching Artist Mary Kennedy  Kids from NDI perform at the Biber Lecture  View the full video on Each September, Bank Street's Graduate School of Education welcomes new students to the college with a visit from a leading educator who has made a compelling mark in ...

tagged: arts, biber, dance, lecture, performance

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Math Program Receives Grant to Develop Online Fieldwork

Posted by Nicholas Gray on July 15, 2013

Robin Hummel Bank Street College of Education was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to support an online fieldwork and advisement pilot for the Leadership in Mathematics Education. The grant comes through 100Kin10, a coalition of organizations led by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to improve STEM education across the country ...

tagged: advisement, development, fieldwork, leadership, math, online

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Bank Street Helps Ease Lingering Sandy Trauma

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 23, 2013

Staff from Community and Family Head Start experiencing the therapeutic value of having transitional objects, in the form of teddy bears, in traumatic times. Bank Street’s Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice (ERP), led by Lesley Koplow, “provides ongoing professional development and on-site consultation to early childhood programs and elementary schools ...

tagged: 0-3, development, disasters, infancy, toddlers, trauma

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Faculty Member Wins Fulbright to Teach in India

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 22, 2013

Dr. Bernadette Anand, Bank Street Graduate School faculty member and fieldwork advisor, has been selected for a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship. This is Bernadette’s second Fulbright scholarship. For her first scholarship, in 2008, she traveled to India to work with colleagues from Alagappa University, in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu – ...

tagged: accomplishments, faculty, fulbright, international

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