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Photos & Videos from Commencement

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 16, 2013

Photos on Facebook Videos on YouTube 

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Discover Bank Street

President Elizabeth Dickey to Retire Summer 2014

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 10, 2013

Elizabeth Dickey, Bank Street’s president since 2008, will retire at the end of the summer in 2014. Board of Trustees Chair Tony Asnes and Chair-Elect Yolanda Ferrell-Brown notified faculty and staff of her decision on May 10. “It is bittersweet for us to write this note to the community,” they wrote. ...

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Institutional Advancement

Science & Inquiry at the Trustees' Dinner

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 30, 2013

Dr. Stuart Firestein On Tuesday, April 23, the Bank Street College Board of Trustees hosted the annual Trustees’ Dinner at a new location and with a new format. Colleagues in education and friends of the College joined the Trustees at the Century Association in New York City for an evening ...

tagged: fundraising, science, stem, trustees

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Graduate School

Bank Street Faculty Launch Math for All

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 23, 2013

Bank Street math faculty launch Math for All: Video Case-based Professional Development Kits for Teacher Development On Monday, April 22, Bank Street College of Education and Corwin Press launched Math for All at an event celebrating the product at the College. Math for All helps teachers implement standards-based math lessons that ...

tagged: inclusion, math, special education, stem

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School for Children

Bank Streeter Turned Marine Fights for Justice

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 19, 2013

By Sean Piccoli When Anu Bhagwati, SFC '89, was invited to testify before Congress this year about sexual violence in the U.S. military, it was a breakthrough in work she had begun a decade earlier, and under very different circumstances. While serving as a Marine Corps captain at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in the ...

tagged: alumni, social justice

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Instructional Technology

Jeannie Crowley Brings Meaningful Learning Online

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 09, 2013

As online learning grows more commonplace in higher education, tech-savvy educators are moving away from justifying its viability and toward the more nuanced question of which models work best. Jeannie Crowley, Bank Street’s Director of Digital Media and Learning, has opened a lot of eyes to the potential of online ...

tagged: digital media, google, mooc, online learning

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Graduate School

Virginia Casper on 'Eldridge & Co.'

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 27, 2013

Virginia Casper, Director of Bank Street's Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention programs, was recently interviewed on CUNY TV's Eldridge & Co. The program, aired on March 27, covered issues, challenges, and opportunities in the field of early childhood care, including early intervention and developmental and educational services. On the ...

tagged: development, early childhood, infancy

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS Alum Earns NY Times Scholarship

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 13, 2013

Eddy Cruz, Liberty LEADS alum and recipient of the New York Times Scholarship Eddy Cruz '13 is one of eight bright college-bound seniors to receive the New York Times Scholarship, out of hundreds that applied. Eddy joined Liberty LEADS in the Spring of 2010. Born and raised in the South ...

tagged: equity, scholarship

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Financial Aid

Graduate School Establishes Peter Greeman Scholarship Program

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 12, 2013

Peter Greeman Bank Street is pleased to announce that our Graduate School has been selected by Community Teachers Initiative (CTI) to establish a Peter Greeman Scholarship program. The scholarship will be granted to an incoming graduate student who commits to teaching upon graduation in a New York City public school ...

tagged: equity, financial aid, literacy, scholarship, urban education

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Library

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis Reads Debut Book to SFC Kids

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 08, 2013

On March 1, Stephan Pastis, a nationally syndicated cartoonist for his work on Pearls Before Swine, and the students at Bank Street School for Children were the first to read his debut book for young people, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made. Pastis visited the 10s/11s at the Bank Street School for Children, ...

tagged: literacy, reading

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Graduate School

Bank Street Joins Effort to Prepare 100,000 STEM Teachers

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 04, 2013

On February 13, 100Kin10, a multi-sector partnership addressing the national imperative to prepare 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, announced that Bank Street College of Education has been accepted as a partner. “Joining 100Kin10 solidifies Bank Street’s commitment to preparing early childhood and childhood teachers who ...

tagged: 100kin10, math, partnerships, science, stem

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Continuing Professional Studies

Kids with Behavioral Challenges: Holistic Approaches

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 04, 2013

Ms. Hala Khouri, MA, and Dr. Stuart Ablon, PhD In collaboration with Continuing Professional Studies, the Flawless Foundation is sponsoring a training on March 8-9 to help parents, educators, and yoga service professionals implement holistic approaches to working with children with behavioral challenges. On March 8, Dr. J. Stuart Ablon, a ...

tagged: behavior, cps, development, parents, teachers, training

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Graduate School

Job Search Tips for New Teachers

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 04, 2013

As spring approaches, Susan Levine, Bank Street's Director of Career Services, kicks into high gear offering workshops and resources for Bank Street students priming to start or advance their careers in education. On March 5, Career Services offers a job fair for those seeking to work in public and charter ...

tagged: careers, career services, jobs, tips

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Alumni

Emory Campbell & Penn Center's Legacy

Posted by Nicholas Gray on February 14, 2013

Over 150 years after its founding, the Penn Center continues to inspire through its legacy of promoting freedom through education. In the above photo, a class visits in 2012. “This place will let you know, as you walk through with the Spanish moss hanging, that something happened here.”  —Emory Campbell ...

tagged: alumni, diversity, history, pemberton, social justice

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Continuing Professional Studies

Science Expo Curriculum Now Available for All Teachers

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 31, 2013

The school science fair is meant to be an exciting way to bring traditional science curriculum to life. But many teachers feel the focus has shifted too much toward the spectacle of a culminating event and away from the process of experiential learning. At Bank Street’s School for Children (SFC), ...

tagged: curriculum, science, stem, technology

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Graduate School

Remembering Linda Levine

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 25, 2013

It is with great sadness that Bank Street shares news of the loss of Linda Levine (GSE ’76), who passed away on January 22, 2013. Linda, an educational anthropologist and longtime member of Bank Street’s Graduate School faculty, dedicated her life to advancing equity and social justice through education.  Linda ...

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Bank Street Commends Reform Initiatives from Governor Cuomo

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 11, 2013

In his New York State of the State address on January 9, Governor Andrew Cuomo championed several initiatives proposed by the New NY Education Reform Commission, on which Bank Street President Elizabeth Dickey serves. The Commission presented its Education Action Plan to the Governor in early January, after nearly a year of ...

tagged: early childhood, government, policy, pre-k, reform

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Graduate School

Bank Street Around the World: International Education

Posted by Nicholas Gray on December 04, 2012

On November 29, Bank Street College held a panel discussion, Opportunities in International Education, to bring together the different experiences of Bank Street staff and alumni to inform current students and educators who are thinking of working or traveling abroad.Dr. David Penberg (’84)—whose teaching and leadership experience has brought him to ...

tagged: continuing education, cps, international

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Graduate School

Q&A with Mary Paranac, Student Associate Trustee

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 20, 2012

At its October 24th meeting, the Bank Street College Board of Trustees elected Mary Paranac as Student Associate Trustee for this academic year. Mary is working toward her Master’s degree in Leadership for Educational Change. She is in her sixth year as a New York City educator, teaching fifth grade ...

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Alumni

In Memoriam: Suzanne Berliss 1918-2012

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 14, 2012

Sue (center) at a theater benefit planning tea in 1964 with Sally Kerlin (left) and Lynn Straus. Sue at a 1991 alumni association luncheon. Notable Bank Street alumna Suzanne Frankel Berliss ’71 passed away peacefully on October 31, 2012, at the age of 94. Sue attended Goucher College in Baltimore ...

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