SFC Alumni in Action

School for Children alumni talk about how progressive education at Bank Street impacted their lives.

Eliza Byard '82

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“I learned to trust and respect adults who work together to support the learning that happens in the classroom.”

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David Lenzner '00

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“These are understandings that have led me to success in all aspects of my life.”

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Aziz Yakub '10

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“My experience at the School for Children is what I believe a pre-K through eighth grade education should be.”

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Loren Brill '98

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“The School for Children has always been a reliable home and loving community to carry alumni through life.”

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Sophie Gunn '10

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“Even the youngest children are taught how to be respectful, open, and aware of the difficulties surrounding diversity.”

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James Lowenthal '78

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“Bank Street was so good about respecting diversity … Now, I’m committed to supporting women and underrepresented minorities in astronomy.”

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Sidra Bell '93

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“The acts of creation and sourcing information to invent new ideas have really influenced the way I think about making dance and educating others to think outside of the box.”

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