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Help Desk Service Improvements

Posted by D. Hansen on November 11, 2014

On December 1, 2014, the Bank Street College Information Technology Help Desk will be revamped to provide timelier, high quality service. These changes will take the form of a new call center, staffed walk-in center and the field technicians with whom you are familiar. These improvements are possible through the ...



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Family Center

Family Center Partners with Verner Center in Mentor Project

Posted by D. Hansen on July 30, 2014

Verner's Laura Martin and Family Center Head Teacher Gabriel Guyton. This summer, Bank Street's Family Center will host teachers from the Verner Center for Early Learning in Asheville, NC, for three days of observation, reflection, and coursework. This collaborative project between educators and childcare specialists is a continuation of a ...

tagged: mentor, verner

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Graduate School

Celebrating through Outstanding Integrative Master's Projects

Posted by D. Hansen on May 21, 2014

Every year in the Graduate School, the first half of the month of May is filled with pride and joy among our graduate students, as they complete another semester. For those who are ready to graduate, May represents the time when they share thoughtful ideas and extensive research with their ...

tagged: graduation, imp, portfolio

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Instructional Technology

New LMS Selected for Graduate School

Posted by D. Hansen on April 02, 2014

The LMS committee completed a four-month selection process to replace Epsilen with eLearning. eLearning will be fully integrated with my.bankstreet.edu, resulting in one central location for all course, registration, grade, payment and advisement tasks. On April 15, a detailed announcement will be sent to the community to help students and faculty transition to the ...



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Graduate School

Using Model Drawing as Featured in Singapore Math

Posted by D. Hansen on March 14, 2014

Each year the Leadership in Mathematics program sponsors the Saturday Math workshop series over the course of four sessions. Teachers and administrators from the tri-state area and beyond meet at Bank Street for coffee, bagels and a facilitated session on a selected topic in the teaching of mathematics. The sessions usually consist of activities, ...

tagged: leadership, math, mathematics, saturday

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Graduate School

Navigating Danielson and APR; Can Teacher Development and High-Stakes Evaluation Co-Exist?

Posted by D. Hansen on March 04, 2014

From protecting teachers to leveraging the Danielson Framework for school change, how are the NYC leaders navigating the new evaluation system in their schools?On February 26th, the Bank Street community engaged in the first Weismann Dinner for 2014. Once again, the selected panel of distinguished educators did not disappoint and ...

tagged: danielson, educational change, leadership, weismann dinner

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Graduate School

Evaluating the Evaluators - Defining and Measuring Teacher and Principal Quality

Posted by D. Hansen on March 04, 2014

On February 20th, the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, hosted the conference Evaluating The Evaluators, Defining and Measuring Teacher and Principal Quality.  Among other prestigious panelists, Bank Street College faculty, Terry Orr, Director of the Future School Leader Academy program, delivered an interesting presentation entitled Value-added Assessment: The Position ...

tagged: evaluating, leaders, teachers

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Finance & Administration

College Wireless Upgrade

Posted by D. Hansen on March 03, 2014

We're pleased to announce the successful completion of the wireless upgrade project. You will experience a noticeable improvement in wireless speed and access; the entire College is now Wi-Fi accessible.  Currently, there is no change in the way you connect to the wireless network. Computers on BSCMAC will automatically connect ...

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Graduate School

Cultivating an Autism-Friendly Communication Style

Posted by D. Hansen on March 03, 2014

On February 24th, Bank Street College Expert Workshop Series had a record turnout gathering over hundred attendees, specialists and practitioners on the Autism Spectrum, as well as graduate students interested in special education topics.       The expert presenter was Catherine Faherty, a well-known international autism specialist, school program ...

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Graduate School

Making Power Visible

Posted by D. Hansen on November 21, 2013

Making Power Visible: Home Grown Community-Based Learning from Karachi to Philadelphia to You  At the end of October, the Graduate School hosted the event Making Power Visible: Home Grown Community-Based Learning from Karachi to Philadelphia to You, with the Council of Students (COS). Presented by Yue Fang, president of COS, ...

tagged: community-based projects, graduate school, international initiatives

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Graduate School

Bank Street College Honored by 1199 Future of America Learning Center

Posted by D. Hansen on August 14, 2013

On Monday, July 15, 2013, the 1199 Future of America Learning Center celebrated its 20th year with an awards ceremony and musical performance given by the Children’s Musical Ensemble at the Lehman College Music Theater in the Bronx. Included in the list of honorees, was Bank Street College, in acknowledgment ...

tagged: award, cda, continuing professional studies, honor

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Graduate School

Three Bank Street Graduates Make Top 20 List

Posted by D. Hansen on August 12, 2013

         Child Life Council Annual Meeting  From May 16-19, 2013, in Denver, Colorado, more than 1,000 child life specialists gathered for the 31st Child Life Council (CLC) Annual Conference on Professional Issues. This annual meeting is known as the largest annual gathering of child life specialists, worldwide. Participants include child life specialists, child ...

tagged: alumni, award, child life, faculty

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS 2nd Annual Benefit

Posted by D. Hansen on June 21, 2013

Liberty LEADS is pleased to report that our Spring Benefit was a resounding success! On June 3rd, we hosted a festive evening at Havana Central for Liberty donors, alumni, Advisory Board Members, staff, students and parents. We welcomed several new friends to the Liberty LEADS community and reported on the ...

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS Leadership and Academic Excellence Retreat 2012-2013

Posted by D. Hansen on March 06, 2013

By ANA TIBURCIO Snow was on the ground, the air was cold and foggy, but an undeterred group of students walked up the icy Ninham Mountain Fire Tower in Carmel, New York, 950 feet above sea level. Visibility was at a minimum at the summit, but it wasn’t important to ...

tagged: leadership, liberty leads, ninham mountain

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@bankstreetbooks

Card Sales Explode at the Bookstore

Posted by D. Hansen on December 13, 2012

Sales of greeting cards are up 80% over last year at this time, says Bank Street Bookstore manager Andy Laties. Laties attributes the boom to an effort the Bookstore began last August to improve the uniqueness and quality of its card selection. In addition to adding imported English die-cut designs ...

tagged: andy laties, bookstore

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Graduate School

Bank Streeters Lend Aid in City Shelter

Posted by D. Hansen on November 08, 2012

A cadre of Bank Street Child Life students, alumni, and colleagues joined hands with art therapists on Sunday, November 4, 2012, to answer a request for help by a US Navy mental health team deployed at a New York City shelter set up to serve families displaced by Hurricane Sandy. ...

tagged: art-therapy, child life, hurricane sandy

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Bank Street News

What does it mean to educate all children equitably?

Posted by D. Hansen on September 19, 2012

What would schools and classrooms look like if they truly mirrored our democratic ideals? In this issue of the Occasional Papers five authors explore current and historical questions related to the inclusion of children with disabilities in our public schools. The history of educating children with disabilities—an ongoing civil rights ...

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Bank Street News

Example of Utilizing a Table for an image

Posted by D. Hansen on July 11, 2012

Ellen Galinsky Ellen Galinsky, President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute, helped establish the field of work and family life at Bank Street College of Education, where she was on the faculty for twenty-five years. Her May 29, 2012 blog entry titled You Can Turn No Into Yes and ...



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Graduate School

Grads Make an Impact at Rubin Museum of Art

Posted by D. Hansen on July 31, 2011

"The concepts of co-learning and inquiry and authentic collaboration that I learned at Bankstreet are also the ideas that permeate this museum. I think this is one reason why so many of us from Bankstreet are working here," says Ashley Mask, '10, Manager of Visitor Experience at the Rubin Museum of Art ...

tagged: ashley mask, david bowles, rubin museum of art

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Graduate School

Hal Melnick Teaches Math in China: Coals to Newcastle?

Posted by D. Hansen on July 29, 2011

From May 13-21, 2011, Dr. Hal Melnick, a member of the Bank Street Graduate Faculty, provided professional development and support for teachers implementing progressive math programs at the Tsinghua International School in Beijing, China. Before he began his work, he had to justify and explain Bank Street's progressive math approach ...



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