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Bank Street Participates in Newly Released Study on Cultural Responsiveness

Posted by Bank Street on March 22, 2016

The Migration Policy Institute, a think tank based in Washington, DC, recently published a report based on work by Bank Street’s former National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness (NCCLR). The study, called “Providing a Head Start: Improving Access to Early Childhood Education for Refugees,” examined the language and cultural ...

tagged: brycs, chenoa allen, clea mcneely, faith lamb-parker, lyn morland, migration policy institute, ncclr, nicole ives, office of head start, office of refugee resettlement, tarima levine

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Weismann Symposium & Dinner Focuses on Creating Diverse Schools

Posted by Yanil Perez on December 19, 2015

On December 16, the Graduate School hosted a Weismann Symposium & Dinner titled “How New York City Principals are Creating More Diverse Schools.” The panel discussion, moderated by Rima Shore, addressed how leaders in progressive education can advocate for and support diversity in New York City public schools. Arthur Mattia ...

tagged: diversity, graduate school, principals, seen and heard, weismann symposium

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Bank Street Hosts Conference on ‘Safe and Sound Schools’

Posted by Bank Street on December 14, 2015

On December 7, Bank Street’s Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice (ERP) hosted over 175 educators at a conference titled “Our Community of Safe and Sound Schools.” The day featured workshops on coping with trauma in schools and building a deep understanding of the social and emotional foundations of children’s learning. ...

tagged: emotionall responsive practice, lesley koplow, seen and heard

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Bank Street Faculty Attend Zero to Three Conference

Posted by Bank Street on December 10, 2015

In early December, members of the Bank Street community attended the National Training Institute’s Zero to Three conference in Seattle, WA, to learn and share the latest information on the development and education of infants, toddlers, and families. At the conference, Graduate School of Education faculty members Marjorie Brickley and ...

tagged: graduate school, seattle, seen and heard, verner, zero to three

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Dean Cecelia Traugh Speaks at the Library Salon

Posted by Bank Street on December 09, 2015

On December 4, alumni, faculty, and students gathered at the fourth Library Salon to meet Cecelia Traugh, Dean of the Graduate School of Education. After mingling with guests over wine and hors d'oeuvres, Cecelia discussed her longtime interest in the ongoing development of teacher knowledge and shared insights about her ...

tagged: cecelia traugh, library, salon, seen and heard

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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Bank Street on December 07, 2015

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña visited the Bank Street Book Store on December 2 as part of NYC Reads 365, an initiative by the Department of Education to encourage families to read together every day. Fariña met with grandparents from across the city—many of whom are primary caregivers—who ...

tagged: bookstore, carmen fariña, seen and heard, shael polakow-suransky

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Bank Street Hosts Book Launch for ‘Teaching Kindergarten’

Posted by Bank Street on December 02, 2015

On December 1, President Shael Polakow-Suransky and Graduate School Dean Cecelia Traugh joined more than a hundred alumni, faculty, and friends to celebrate the launch of the new book Teaching Kindergarten: Learner-Centered Classrooms for the 21st Century. Published by Teacher’s College Press, the book was edited by Bank Street alumni ...

tagged: betsy grob, fretta reitzes, julie diamond, seen and heard, teaching kindergarten

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Bank Street and Purchase College Announce New Partnership

Posted by Bank Street on November 11, 2015

On November 10, Dean Cecelia Traugh and Associate Dean Diane Newman joined the leadership team at Purchase College to announce a new partnership. The program will allow Purchase students to apply up to 20 undergraduate credits towards a Bank Street master’s degree leading to either certification in early childhood general ...

tagged: graduate school, seen and heard, suny purchase

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Launches Early Childhood Policy Center

Posted by Rachel Reda on September 22, 2015

The Straus Center for Young Children and Families, a new research and policy center housed at Bank Street College of Education, will explore the core questions and concerns of educators and policymakers focused on improving the lives of young children and their families. To celebrate the Straus Center’s launch and to ...

tagged: anat weisenfreund, early childhood education, education policy, kristina satchell, lawrence aber, lynn straus, straus center for young children and families, takiema bunche smith, virginia casper, yasmin dorrian

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Alumni

Outstanding Alumni: Takiema Bunche Smith

Posted by Rachel Reda on September 17, 2015

In New York City, economic divides often hinder a child’s access to quality education. These divides can lead to achievement gaps, which begin in young children’s earliest school years. But FirstStepNYC, a pioneering partnership between the Department of Education and SCO Family of Services, is taking a step toward closing ...

tagged: bank street alumni, bank street graduate school of education, brooklyn kindergarten society, early education leadership institute, outstanding alumni, sco family of services, takiema bunche smith

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Outstanding Alumni: Miri Navasky

Posted by Rachel Reda on August 31, 2015

A School for Children alum (’82), Miri Navasky has produced numerous groundbreaking documentaries with her co-producer Karen O’Connor for PBS FRONTLINE, the esteemed public affairs series. Many of her films have won awards including The Undertaking (2007) which won an Emmy Award for Best Arts and Cultural Documentary, The New Asylums ...

tagged: film, filmmaker, growing up trans, miri navasky, outstanding alumni, pbs frontline, school for children alumni

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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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Alumni

Outstanding Alumni: Meghan Dunn

Posted by Rachel Reda on June 26, 2015

In Brownsville, Brooklyn, nearly 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line. Crime and violence are commonplace in the neighborhood, which totals just over one square mile and consists mainly of public housing units. School systems in such communities can present a number of challenges for kids and educators ...

tagged: alumni, bank street alumni, brownsville, meghan dunn, outstanding alumni, p.s. 446

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Celebrates Alumna Susan Ochshorn's New Book

Posted by Rachel Reda on June 12, 2015

For nearly two decades, Susan Ochshorn has worked at the local, state, and national levels to integrate early childhood research, policy, and practice into the larger education reform conversation. Her new book, Squandering America’s Future: Why ECE Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children (Teachers College Press), explores ...

tagged: alumni, early childhood education, early childhood policy, leaders at the conference table, squandering america's future, susan ochshorn

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Bank Street News

Irma Black and Cook Prize Finalists Recognized

Posted by Rachel Reda on May 22, 2015

On May 14th, Bank Street hosted an event to honor the finalists of the 42nd annual Irma Black Award and those of the 4th annual Cook Prize. The Irma Simonton and James H. Black Award recognizes outstanding children’s books by specifically evaluating the way the words and pictures work together ...

tagged: children's books, cook prize, galapagos george, irma black, jean craighead george, jon klassen, mac barnett, sam and dave dig a hole, twig george, wendell minor

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Alumni

Outstanding Alumni: Dawn Campbell

Posted by Rachel Reda on May 20, 2015

Dawn Campbell graduated from Bank Street on May 14th in the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony — an achievement both professional and personal. Graduating from Bank Street is not just a transition for Dawn, but a triumph. After she discovered she was pregnant at the age of 16, Dawn Campbell left ...

tagged: alumni, bank street, bank street alumni, dawn campbell, outstanding alumni

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Graduate School

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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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 for Children

School for Children 8th Grade Trip to Washington DC

Posted by Katie Peshut on June 01, 2012

This year, the annual 13/14s trip to Washington D.C. took place from May 14-17. In addition to seeing all of the monuments, a performance of 1776 at Ford’s Theater, Georgetown, and many of the museums, the students met with several different political dignitaries. Here are a few highlights from their appointments: Senator ...

tagged: adam liptak, carolyn maloney, eric cantor, kirsten gillibrand, ty cobb, yvette clarke

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Institutional Advancement

2012 Trustees' Dinner

Posted by Caitlin Terry on April 26, 2012

On April 24, 2012, over 300 guests gathered at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers for Bank Street's Trustees' Dinner. The College was delighted to honor Yolanda Ferrell-Brown (pictured above with husband Alvin Brown). Yolanda is President of Ferrell-Brown Design, Inc., and a devoted trustee, parent of two School for Children ...

tagged: advancement, charlotte frank, trustees, yolanda ferrell-brown

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Dean Virginia Roach Recognized for Policy Excellence

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 17, 2012

On April 15, a major national research organization recognized Virginia Roach, Dean of the Graduate School, for her scholarly work in educational policy research. The  University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) presented Dean Roach with the William J. Davis Award at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association ...

tagged: future school leaders academy, policy, publications, standards, terry orr, virginia roach

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Bank Street News

News & Notes From The Bank Street Community

Posted by Claire Daniel on February 16, 2012

From NY1 to the New York Times, Bank Streeters have been popping up all over the place. See what’s been happening in the community, including not-to-miss upcoming events and a round-up of what we’ve been reading. In the news Dr. PeggyMcNamara, chair of teacher education, graced the small screen in ...

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News & Notes From The Bank Street Community

Posted by Claire Daniel on January 12, 2012

Bank Tweeters, "The Little Bookstore That Could," and more! ****** Happy New Year and welcome back! Here’s this week’s roundup of the latest happening around Bank Street.  Bank Street In The News. How do we love The Bank Street Bookstore? New York Family counts the many, many ways in "The ...

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