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Graduate School

Library Salon Celebrates Launch of Occasional Paper Series #38

Posted by Bank Street on December 11, 2017

At the beginning of Bank Street’s Library Salon on November 3, guest speaker Jeanine Staples, Associate Professor of Literacy and Language, African American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Pennsylvania State University and guest editor of the new Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #38, remarked: “Black and Brown ...

tagged: jeannette staples, library salon, occasional paper series, pamela jones, uma jayakumar, veronica benavides, wendi williams

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Writers Lab Receives Mentorship Award from Eric Carle Museum

Posted by Bank Street on October 06, 2017

On September 28, the Bank Street Writers Lab received a prestigious Mentorship Award at the 2017 Carle Honors Annual Benefit Gala and Art Auction held in New York City. The ceremony, which is hosted by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, celebrates individuals and organizations for their creative ...

tagged: bank street library, center for children's literature, cindy weill, writers lab

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Bank Street

“The Picture Book Re-Imagined” Exhibit Opens

Posted by Bank Street on July 21, 2016

On Tuesday, July 12th, “The Picture Book Re-Imagined,” a collaborative exhibit between Bank Street College of Education and the Pratt Institute, opened, featuring original children's book artwork, manuscripts, and archival materials. This joint exhibition highlights the ongoing legacy of the two institutions in shaping children's literature as an art form ...

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Seen & Heard

Library Salon Gathers Alumni to Discuss Progressive Practice in the Field

Posted by Bank Street on February 02, 2016

On Friday, January 29, the Bank Street Library hosted the “Progressive Practice in the Field” Library Salon featuring a panel discussion with five accomplished Graduate School of Education alumni. The graduates, who practice in a range of settings, shared anecdotes from their journeys as educators and discussed the challenges and ...

tagged: bank street library, davia franklyn, elizabeth gordon rosenfeld, jessica dadigan, library salon, medard thomas, progressive education, steve evangelista

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Seen & Heard

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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Family Center

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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Irma Black Award: 40 Years of Kids’ Favorite Picture Books

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 04, 2012

Each year, the Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children's Literature (Irma Black Award) goes to an outstanding book for young children—a book in which text and illustrations are inseparable, each enhancing and enlarging on the other to produce a singular whole. The Irma Black ...

tagged: children's books, cook prize, irma black, library, lisa von drasek, literacy, reading

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Bank Street News

Bank Street’s New eBook For Parents And Educators

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 16, 2012

In Spring 2010, President Elizabeth Dickey announced the annual Innova Grant—a program designed to spur innovation and encourage new initiatives from the College faculty. Each year, winning proposals receive start-up funds for their projects. One of 2011’s winning proposals, a collaboration from Lisa Von Drasek (Bank Street’s Children’s Librarian) and ...

tagged: cbc, children's book committee, ebook, innova, jeannie crowley, library, lisa von drasek, literacy, reading, technology

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Bank Street Archives To Document Lillian Weber Papers

Posted by Claire Daniel on January 04, 2012

The Bank Street College Archives has recently received a New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) grant to arrange and describe the papers of three educators who, in addition to their significance to the institution, were each nationally important contributors in their areas of expertise.  The collections covered by ...

tagged: archives, library, lillian weber, lindsey wyckoff

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Bank Street for Children

Live from Bank Street: ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

Posted by Claire Daniel on November 22, 2011

Author Jeff Kinney inspires students in the School for Children and observers all over the world. In the world of children’s literature, Jeff Kinney and his character Greg Heffley are rock stars, evidenced by the fact that the latest book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever, is currently outpacing ...

tagged: comics, jeff kinney, library, lisa von drasek, literacy, susan goetz-haver

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