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Bank Street’s Center for Culturally Responsive Practice Changes Its Name

Posted by Bank Street on April 19, 2017

The Center for Culturally Responsive Practice at Bank Street is pleased to announce that it has changed its name to the Center on Culture, Race & Equity (CCRE) to more clearly communicate its scope of work in examining the intersection of culture, race, and equity in our nation’s classrooms and ...

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Community Celebrates Launch of "Celebrating Bank Street's First 100 Years" Book

Posted by Bank Street on April 17, 2017

Available for Sale Now at the Bank Street Book Store On February 10th, Bank Street hosted a celebratory event in the Library to toast the launch of Celebrating Bank Street’s First 100 Years, a book commemorating the College’s Centennial year and its historic impact on progressive education. Produced by Graduate ...



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Bank Street Releases Occasional Paper Series #37

Posted by Bank Street on April 03, 2017

The new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #37—Queering Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum, Policy—launched today to provide educators with a closer look at issues surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) lives in educational settings. This issue builds from the idea that while much progress has been made over the ...

tagged: darla linville, occasional paper series

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Bank Street Hosts Panel Discussion to Support New TESOL Program

Posted by Bank Street on February 07, 2017

On Friday, January 27th, Bank Street welcomed a distinguished panel of experts to engage in a discussion around how educators can strengthen standards-based literacy practices across settings where multilingual students learn. The event was held to celebrate Bank Street Graduate School’s new Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) ...



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Bank Street Connects with Educators, Presents at 2016 NAEYC Conference

Posted by Bank Street on December 21, 2016

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 this year’s National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Annual Conference in Los Angeles. The Bank Street community was represented by the Graduate ...

tagged: bank street education center, davia brown-franklyn, douglas knecht, ellen kelley, emily linsay, jim clay, naeyc, peggy mcnamara, school for children, tarima levine, wendy pollock

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Bank Street Hosts Film Screening of Documentary Paper Tigers

Posted by Bank Street on November 03, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1st, Bank Street hosted a film screening of Paper Tigers, a groundbreaking documentary that follows the lives of students and staff at Lincoln Alternative High School in rural Washington. Following the screening, a diverse panel of experts and practitioners took the stage to shed light on the ...

tagged: adverse childhood experiences, gabriel guyton, johannah chase, kara ahmad, karina diaz, kimberly noble, paper tigers, troy pinkney-ragsdale, wendi williams

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Bank Street’s Niemeyer Series Features Dr. Jaime Grinberg

Posted by Bank Street on September 27, 2016

On September 26, Dr. Jaime Grinberg, Professor and Chairperson of Educational Foundations at Montclair State University, spoke on “Lessons Learned: The Early Years of Bank Street and Contemporary Teacher Preparation,” to a filled auditorium. Through his own personal stories and archival presentations, Dr. Grinberg illustrated how much Bank Street, from ...

tagged: bank street, centennial, niemeyer series

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Travis Wright Talks Risk and Resilience in Children at Annual Barbara Biber Convocation

Posted by Bank Street on September 07, 2016

On September 2nd, accomplished educator Travis Wright delivered a compelling presentation at Bank Street titled “Reframing Resilience for Children with Challenging Lives” as part of the College’s 22nd annual Barbara Biber Convocation. Wright is an Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies, Multicultural Education, and Teacher Preparation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ...

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Advocates for Special Needs Profiled in New York Times

Posted by Bank Street on July 27, 2016

Anastasia and Alba Somoza, twin sisters and special needs advocates, were profiled in The New York Times on July 27, 2016. Anastasia spoke at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and highlighted Alba, a frequent lecturer at Bank Street College. Read the full article and learn more about the Somoza ...



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“The Picture Book Re-Imagined” Exhibit Opens

Posted by Bank Street on July 21, 2016

On Tuesday, July 12th, “The Picture Book Re-Imagined,” a collaborative exhibit between Bank Street College of Education and the Pratt Institute, opened, featuring original children's book artwork, manuscripts, and archival materials. This joint exhibition highlights the ongoing legacy of the two institutions in shaping children's literature as an art form ...

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Train Teachers like Doctors

Posted by Bank Street on July 08, 2016

Over the past year a small team at Bank Street has been grappling with the challenge of how to improve teacher preparation nationwide. This morning, The New York Times published an op-ed by President Shael Polakow-Suransky, Josh Thomases, Dean of Innovation, Policy and Research, and Karen DeMoss, Director of the Sustainable Funding Project, ...

tagged: justin tyack, karen demoss, new york times, shael polakow-suransky, sustainable funding project

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Letter to the Community About Our Racial Justice and Advocacy Program

Posted by Bank Street on July 03, 2016

On Friday, July 1, the New York Post posted an article to its website regarding the Bank Street School for Children's Racial Justice and Advocacy program. In response, the administration distributed the following letter to the Bank Street community, inviting feedback and opening a dialogue about the article and the ...



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Dean Traugh Explores the Influence of the Teacher Educator in Education Week

Posted by Bank Street on June 29, 2016

As a growing number of teacher educators and policy leaders continue to examine the most effective approaches to teacher preparation, Dean Cecelia Traugh invites education reformers to take a closer look at the teacher education model of Bank Street College in the recently published Education Week op-ed titled “Classroom Practice ...

tagged: cecelia traugh, education week, stanford

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Bank Street Education Center Conducts Early Childhood Review in New Haven

Posted by Bank Street on June 29, 2016

Earlier this year, the Bank Street Education Center conducted an early childhood review of New Haven Public Schools in Connecticut to help assess early childhood practices, resources, and supports within the district’s Head Start, School Readiness, and public magnet school pre-k programs. The five-month process led to the creation of ...

tagged: allyx schiavone, bank street education center, davia brown-franklyn, doug knecht, nancy mckeever, new haven public schools

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29th Annual Infancy Institute Features Laura Martin

Posted by Bank Street on June 29, 2016

From June 21-23, Banks Street’s Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention Program held the 29th Annual Infancy Institute conference with keynote speaker Laura Martin, ITFS. Martin, a mental health and disabilities specialist at Verner Center for Early Learning in Asheville, NC, shared how decoding children’s behavior can help caregivers ...

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Sustainable Funding Project Launches Report Advocating Co-Teaching Residencies

Posted by Bank Street on June 23, 2016

As expectations for students and teachers continue to rise, there is growing urgency surrounding the issue of teacher preparation for the 21st century. To help create pathways toward the sustainable funding of high-quality preparation nationwide, Bank Street’s Sustainable Funding Project released its first report today titled “For the Public Good: Quality ...

tagged: innovation policy and research, karen demoss, sustainable funding project

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SFC Alumni Reunion Celebrates Banks Street’s 100th Birthday and Honors Dean Alexis Wright

Posted by Bank Street on June 20, 2016

On June 17, close to 100 alumni, students, and faculty gathered at Bank Street for the 2016 School for Children Alumni Reunion. The event provided guests with an opportunity to reconnect with each other and mingle while celebrating the College’s 100th birthday and bidding farewell to Dean Alexis Wright. In ...

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Study Examines Learning Outcomes of the Bank Street Teacher Preparation Model

Posted by Bank Street on May 31, 2016

As the debate surrounding teacher preparation continues to pick up steam, the question remains: how do we best develop the high-quality teachers children deserve? A study released this morning by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) sheds light on one highly effective approach: the teacher preparation model ...

tagged: bank street graduate school of education, scope, teacher preparation

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Bank Street Hosts Dr. Claude Steele for the Centennial Niemeyer Series

Posted by Bank Street on May 25, 2016

On May 23, Dr. Claude Steele, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, delivered a presentation titled “The Impact of Stereotypes, Identity, and Power in Institutional Culture” as part of the Bank Street’s Centennial Niemeyer Series. Dr. Steele came to Bank Street to help members of our community better understand stereotype ...

tagged: claude steele, john niemeyer, niemeyer series, valerie purdie-vaughns

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Bank Street Releases Occasional Papers #35 Progressive Practices in Public Schools

Posted by Bank Street on May 24, 2016

  The new Bank Street Occasional Papers #35, titled Progressive Practices in Public Schools, launched today to provide educators with a closer look at progressive programs and pedagogy that are too often hidden from view.  The series contains nine papers examining how teachers and administrators are modeling rich and compelling ...

tagged: jonathan silin, meredith moore, occasional paper series, progressive practices in public schools

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