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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 ...

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

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

tagged: early childhood, math, nycdoe, pre-k, professional development, social and emotional learning
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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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

tagged: diversity, leadership, math, networks, standards
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Card Sales Explode at the Bookstore

Posted by Michael 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

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Graduate School

Bank Streeters Lend Aid in City Shelter

Posted by Michael 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 ...

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

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Graduate School

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

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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Bank Street News

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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