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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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The Family Center on Teaching & Generosity

Posted by Bank Street on August 13, 2015

by Virginia Casper & Gabriel Guyton Generosity is central to our work at the Family Center. Our classroom teachers are generous with their time, skills, information, and kindness. We try to parallel our teaching process with children with the way we are with each other. In being present and intentional, we become ...

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Family Center & George to the Rescue!

Posted by Judith Gentry on April 29, 2015

Find Judi at 11:54 on the video. George to the Rescue, a home makeover show on NBC was redoing the basement for the Rende family. Joey their youngest child, 16 months, had a stroke at birth and therefore has weakness on his right side with limited use of his right ...

tagged: assement, family center

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Welcome North Carolina!

Posted by Gabriel Guyton on November 14, 2013

Mentor Pilot Program Jacque Penick of Mountain Area Child and Family Center (left) and Gabriel Guyton. Bank Street is participating in a new, inter-center mentoring program with Mountain Area Child and Family Center, an early learning program, serving children birth-five in Asheville, North Carolina. The Bank Street Family Center is ...

tagged: family center, mountain area child, north carolina

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Chirlane McCray Visits Bank Street

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 12, 2013

On October 24, Bank Street hosted Chirlane McCray — writer, activist, and wife of then-mayoral nominee Bill De Blasio. McCray accompanied Dean of the College Jon Snyder and Children’s Programs Dean Alexis Wright on a tour that included a visit to the Children’s Library, which holds one of the state’s ...

tagged: family center, library, visits

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Infancy Institute Inspires Participants in its 25th Year

Posted by Nicholas Gray on July 02, 2012

Talking With Babies In a “Baby Watch” workshop, the workshop leader sits on a blue mat holding a wide-eyed 3-month old. She looks at the baby, speaking softly. He gazes at her and breaks into a wide smile. She speaks again. He makes several sounds. It is a conversation... Small ...

tagged: early intervention, family, infancy, infancy institute, nancy balaban, nancy mckeever, policy, research

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