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Center on Culture, Race & Equity Helps Transform Early Childhood Practice in the Bronx

Posted by Bank Street on December 15, 2017

This past year, the Center on Culture, Race & Equity (CCRE) partnered with Highbridge Advisory Council, a Bronx-based community service organization, and BronxWorks, a human services organization and settlement house, to create the All Hands In Community Development Project, a community-based partnership designed to help improve educational outcomes for children ...

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Graduate School

Library Salon Celebrates Launch of Occasional Paper Series #38

Posted by Bank Street on December 11, 2017

At the beginning of Bank Street’s Library Salon on November 3, guest speaker Jeanine Staples, Associate Professor of Literacy and Language, African American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Pennsylvania State University and guest editor of the new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #38, remarked: “Black and Brown ...

tagged: jeannette staples, library salon, occasional paper series, pamela jones, uma jayakumar, veronica benavides, wendi williams

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Bank Street Shares Lessons Learned through Work in School Districts at Annual Convention

Posted by Bank Street on November 28, 2017

This November, the Learning Agenda, a grant-funded program at Bank Street charged with researching, documenting, and sharing Bank Street’s progressive educational practices with policymakers and practitioners, released its first public report titled “Structures and Supports: Building a Throughline Approach to District Partnerships." The report, which analyzes the Bank Street Education ...

tagged: bank-street-education-center, jessica-charles, learning-agenda

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Graduate School

New Group at Bank Street Aims to Build More Democratic Learning Spaces Across New York City

Posted by Bank Street on October 26, 2017

The Educational Leadership Program at the Graduate School of Education recently introduced a committee aimed at increasing the number of schools built on principles of progressive education. The Progressive Leaders Group, led by Anthony Conelli, Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership, brings together Bank Street alumni in leadership positions ...

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Library

Writers Lab Receives Mentorship Award from Eric Carle Museum

Posted by Bank Street on October 06, 2017

On September 28, the Bank Street Writers Lab received a prestigious Mentorship Award at the 2017 Carle Honors Annual Benefit Gala and Art Auction held in New York City. The ceremony, which is hosted by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, celebrates individuals and organizations for their creative ...

tagged: bank street library, center for children's literature, cindy weill, writers lab

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General Bank Street News

Sustainable Funding Project Leads Panel Discussion on Funding Strategies for Teacher Residencies

Posted by Bank Street on October 04, 2017

On September 28, the Sustainable Funding Project (SFP) welcomed a full house of educators, policymakers, and community stakeholders to the “Hidden in Plain Sight: Possibilities for Funding High Quality Teacher Preparation” panel discussion to explore strategies for establishing yearlong co-teaching residencies for aspiring teachers. Designed to provide an opportunity for ...

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Seen & Heard

Bank Street Summer School Summit Convenes Teachers and Leaders in Deep Educational Policy Discussion

Posted by Bank Street on August 02, 2017

On July 14, Bank Street welcomed dozens of educators, administrators, leaders, and community stakeholders in a daylong exploration of issues at the forefront of educational policy today. The event, which included a panel discussion followed by small-group breakout sessions, created the space for like-minded individuals to connect with one another ...



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Graduate School Launches New Programs for Teachers through Grade 12

Posted by Bank Street on July 27, 2017

The Bank Street Graduate School of Education is launching two new master’s degree programs in areas with the deepest need: Teaching Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) pre-K-12. The first cohorts of graduate students will enter the new programs in the fall ...

tagged: cristian solorza, mimi rosenberg, tesol

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Launches the New Haven Children's Ideal Learning District

Posted by Bank Street on July 27, 2017

The Bank Street Education Center has joined forces with two leading early childhood organizations to help increase access to high-quality care and education for children birth to age eight in New Haven, CT. Together with the Trust for Learning, a coalition of grant makers dedicated to spreading ideal learning programs ...

tagged: allyx schiavone, bank street education center, doug knecht, virginia casper

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Seen & Heard

Guttman Center Inaugural Cohort Graduates

Posted by Bank Street on June 20, 2017

This Saturday, June 17, the Guttman Center for Early Care & Education at Bank Street College held a commencement ceremony in Brooklyn, NY for the program’s inaugural cohort. A total of eleven practitioners from both center-based and family childcare centers completed the five-month program, which consisted of integrated coaching visits ...



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Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes Distinguished Alumni

Posted by Bank Street on June 13, 2017

On Monday, June 5th, the Bank Street College Alumni Association (BSCAA) held its annual Alumni Awards ceremony to recognize and celebrate six exceptional Graduate School of Education alumni for their invaluable contributions to the field of education.  This year’s honorees included Davia Brown-Franklyn, ’97, Senior Director of Partnerships at the ...

tagged: bscaa awards, dan haggard, davia brown-franklyn, judy jablon, melissa heckler, takiema bunche-smith, ursula davis

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Bank Street News

Congressman John Lewis Honored at Graduate School of Education Commencement

Posted by Bank Street on May 30, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, the Bank Street Graduate School of Education awarded U.S. Representative John Lewis the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa during its annual commencement ceremony at Riverside Church in New York City. After receiving his award, Congressman Lewis took the stage to deliver a powerful ...

tagged: cecelia traugh, graduate school of education, john lewis, shael polakow-suransky

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Bank Street Hosts 2017 Annual Dinner on Ellis Island

Posted by Bank Street on May 22, 2017

On Tuesday, May 16, Bank Street held its 2017 Annual Dinner at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration to celebrate the College’s contributions to improving education for immigrant students in New York City.   The event, which was attended by 250 guests including trustees, donors, faculty, staff, and friends ...



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School for Children

Gavin Grimm Visits Bank Street School for Children Students

Posted by Bank Street on May 15, 2017

A deep commitment to social justice is at the heart of Bank Street’s approach to teaching and learning and a leading component of the curriculum at the School for Children. Every day, teachers use real life issues to inform and construct rich, meaningful learning opportunities that help students make sense ...

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School for Children Teachers Lead Mindfulness Workshop for Bank Street Staff

Posted by Bank Street on May 10, 2017

The practice of mindfulness has surged in popularity over the last few years as a set of tools to help people become more aware, alert, and awake to the present moment. Proven to yield a number of mental, physical, and emotional benefits, research has shown that the regular practice of ...

tagged: edna moy, greg david, mindfulness

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Annual Niemeyer Series Welcomes Dr. Sharon Ryan

Posted by Bank Street on May 10, 2017

On April 19, Dr. Sharon Ryan, Director of the newly founded Straus Center for Young Children and Families at Bank Street College, delivered a lecture titled “Progressive Pedagogies and Public Policy: Reasserting Bank Street’s Research Presence in Debates About How Best to Use Early Childhood Education to Address Inequities.” Her ...

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Seen & Heard

Bank Street Conference Examines the Importance of Kindergarten for Young Children

Posted by Bank Street on May 09, 2017

On April 21 and 22, over 200 kindergarten teachers, school leaders, policymakers, and other experts and practitioners flooded into Bank Street College for a conference titled, “Teaching Kindergarten: Where Did the Garden Go? Practice, Policy, and Advocacy.” The two-day sold-out conference was held to celebrate and reaffirm the unique and ...



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Bank Street for Children

Jed Lippard Gives State of the School Address to School for Children Parents

Posted by Bank Street on May 08, 2017

On April 21, Jed Lippard, Dean of Children’s Programs at Bank Street, gathered with School for Children parents in the Tabas Auditorium at Bank Street College to deliver his first “State of the School” address. This June will mark the close of Lippard’s first school year as Head of School ...

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Bank Street News

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 ...

tagged: ccre, center for culture race & equity, lisa gordon

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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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