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Dr. Chazz leads virtual panel discussion at 2022 Infancy Institute

Bank Street Infancy Institute Explores Behavior in Young Children and Early Educators

In late June, Bank Street Graduate School hosted its 46th annual Infancy Institute, a three-day conference that offers training and intensive workshops for early childhood professionals who work with infants and toddlers. This year’s conference welcomed over 175 teachers, caregivers, early intervention specialists, home visitors, social workers, and others to reflect on their practice and […]

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Emotionally Responsive Schools Conference Explores Healing Classrooms Amid the Pandemic

On December 10, Bank Street Graduate School of Education hosted its annual Emotionally Responsive Schools Conference for early childhood, elementary, and other educators to deepen their understanding of child development and social and emotional learning. This year’s virtual conference explored the theme of rebuilding learning environments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic as students and […]

Dr. Jamila Lyiscott

2021 Language Series Explores Literacy and Language as Expressions of Justice

On Saturday, October 23, Bank Street Graduate School of Education hosted the Language Series conference online, an annual event to help educators strengthen their practice with developmentally appropriate language learning tools, techniques, and ideas. This year’s topic, “Language Teaching and the Arts,” opened up a powerful discussion about using language in ways that can disrupt […]

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Teaching Kindergarten Conference Examines “Making Good Trouble”

This April, teachers, administrators, higher education faculty, and more gathered online for Bank Street Graduate School of Education’s annual Teaching Kindergarten Conference: Where Did the Garden Go? hosted by Continuing Professional Studies. The event celebrates the important role of kindergarten in the lives of young children and provides learning opportunities for educators to enrich their […]

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Bank Street Infancy Institute Explores Racial Consciousness and Social Justice

This March, Bank Street Graduate School of Education hosted the Infancy Institute, an annual conference for educators, caregivers, child care professionals, and others to explore new developments in early childhood research and strengthen their practice with tools for supporting young children and their families. This year, the virtual conference focused on “Racial Consciousness and Social […]