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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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Graduate School

Student Spotlight: Juan Rodriguez

Posted by Bank Street on April 14, 2016

In Bank Street’s Leadership in Museum Education Program, current museum educators prepare to take on leadership roles in the field by learning and experiencing the cutting-edge practices in play at museums across New York City. While most students enrolled in the program are employed in actual museums, some come from ...

tagged: bank street, juan rodriguez, leadership in museum education program, smithsonian national zoo

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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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Graduate School

Creating a Culture of Professional Development in Schools

Posted by Gretchen Adams on April 14, 2015

The first Weismann Symposium and Dinner for the spring took place on March 25 and featured three Bank Street graduates as panelists: John O’Reilly, Principal of Academy of Arts and Letters; Nigel Pugh, Principal of Richard R. Green High School of Teaching; and Dina Velez, Principal of Newark Educators Collaborative ...

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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 01, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Bank Street Book Store hosted New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña for a book talk. She read from Dr. Seuss' Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!, a celebration of great educators who go beyond rote memorization tactics in order to teach students "how to think." The event, ...

tagged: bookstore, leadership, literacy, nycdoe

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Graduate School

Weismann Symposium and Dinner: The Arc of a Career Path

Posted by Gretchen Adams on December 18, 2014

The last Weismann Symposium and Dinner of the semester took place on December 17 and featured a panel presentation by Pat Finley, Co-Principal of Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School, Alli Keil, Co-Director of Community Roots Charter School, and Gloria Rosario, Principal of West Brooklyn Community High School. Brigid Dunn, graduate student ...

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Graduate School

Using Model Drawing as Featured in Singapore Math

Posted by D. Hansen on March 14, 2014

Each year the Leadership in Mathematics program sponsors the Saturday Math workshop series over the course of four sessions. Teachers and administrators from the tri-state area and beyond meet at Bank Street for coffee, bagels and a facilitated session on a selected topic in the teaching of mathematics. The sessions usually consist of activities, ...

tagged: leadership, math, mathematics, saturday

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Graduate School

Navigating Danielson and APR; Can Teacher Development and High-Stakes Evaluation Co-Exist?

Posted by D. Hansen on March 04, 2014

From protecting teachers to leveraging the Danielson Framework for school change, how are the NYC leaders navigating the new evaluation system in their schools?On February 26th, the Bank Street community engaged in the first Weismann Dinner for 2014. Once again, the selected panel of distinguished educators did not disappoint and ...

tagged: danielson, educational change, leadership, weismann dinner

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Names Shael Polakow-Suransky Next President

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 21, 2014

Suransky, currently second-in-command of the nation’s largest school system, will be the college’s first president who is also an alumnus. The Board of Trustees of Bank Street College of Education today announced the selection of Shael Polakow-Suransky, currently the Chief Academic Officer and Senior Deputy Chancellor at the New York ...

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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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Graduate School

A New Director for Museum Leadership

Posted by Nicholas Gray on October 31, 2013

This fall, Bank Street’s Graduate School welcomed Brian Hogarth as its new director of the Leadership in Museum Education program. Brian brings with him over 20 years of museum education and leadership experience at a number of leading institutions, including Johns Hopkins University, the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, the ...

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Graduate School

Math Program Receives Grant to Develop Online Fieldwork

Posted by Nicholas Gray on July 15, 2013

Robin Hummel Bank Street College of Education was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to support an online fieldwork and advisement pilot for the Leadership in Mathematics Education. The grant comes through 100Kin10, a coalition of organizations led by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to improve STEM education across the country ...

tagged: advisement, development, fieldwork, leadership, math, online

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS Leadership and Academic Excellence Retreat 2012-2013

Posted by D. Hansen on March 06, 2013

By ANA TIBURCIO Snow was on the ground, the air was cold and foggy, but an undeterred group of students walked up the icy Ninham Mountain Fire Tower in Carmel, New York, 950 feet above sea level. Visibility was at a minimum at the summit, but it wasn’t important to ...

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Principals Institute Featured on NYCDOE “Leadership Pathways” Website

Posted by Amy Kline on March 04, 2013

The New York City Department of Education’s Division of Academics, Performance and Support (DAPS) Office of Leadership has just launched its new Leadership Pathways website, with Bank Street College’s own Principals Institute featured prominently on its database of Leadership Development Opportunities. The Leadership Pathways site was created by the DOE ...

tagged: building leader, cohort, doe, leadership, nycdoe, opportunity, principals institute, school leader

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School for Children

Rachel Simmons Speaks at Bank Street

Posted by Katie Peshut on December 06, 2012

The Bank Street School for Children Parents Association arranged for an afternoon and evening visit by Rachel Simmons on December 5, 2012. Rachel is the author of the groundbreaking book Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls and, more recently, The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising ...

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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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Dean's Corner

Dean Snyder Headlines DC Briefing on Evaluating School Leaders

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 25, 2012

Dean Jon Snyder at a congressional briefing on educative assessment. View the videos: Part 1 and Part 2. On Friday, September 21, Bank Street—in collaboration with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)—held a congressional briefing on educative assessment, a new approach to ensuring high performance of school principals.At the briefing, Dean of ...

tagged: assessment, congress, dean's corner, jon snyder, leadership, policy

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Bank Street

Elizabeth Dickey Appointed To Second Term

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 31, 2012

On January 9, Bankstreet Board of Trustees Chair Anthony Asnes announced to the Bankstreet community that the board had voted unanimously to offer Elizabeth Dickey an appointment to a second term as president of the College. The announcement, recognizing the president’s service to Bankstreet, followed an extensive review process that ...

tagged: alexis wright, elizabeth dickey, leadership, president, trustees, virginia roach

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