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Author and Illustrator Kevin Henkes Speaks to Middle School Students

Posted by Kate Marcus on September 18, 2013

Author and illustrator Kevin Henkes spoke to Middle School students and the world at large in a webcast in mid-September, reflecting on his life immersed in children’s books and talking about his new book (his 47th), "The Year of Billy Miller." Mr. Henkes, creator of classics such as "Lilly’s Purple ...

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Graduate School

D'Amboise Demonstrates Vitality of Arts in Education at Biber Lecture

Posted by Nick Gray on September 16, 2013

Jacques D'Amboise with NDI Master Teaching Artist Mary Kennedy Kids from NDI perform at the Biber Lecture View the full video on

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General Bank Street News

Presidential Search Announcement

Posted by Bank Street on August 27, 2013

As the Bank Street College of Education approaches its centennial, it seeks a visionary educational leader to preserve and expand its legacy of teaching and learning for children and adults into the next century. Bank Street, located in New York City and renowned for pioneering classroom-based, progressive education, embraces a ...

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Graduate School

Bank Street College Honored by 1199 Future of America Learning Center

Posted by Mihaela Schwartz on August 14, 2013

On Monday, July 15, 2013, the 1199 Future of America Learning Center celebrated its 20th year with an awards ceremony and musical performance given by the Children’s Musical Ensemble at the Lehman College Music Theater in the Bronx. Included in the list of honorees, was Bank Street College, in acknowledgment ...

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Graduate School

Three Bank Street Graduates Make Top 20 List

Posted by Mihaela Schwartz on August 12, 2013

Child Life Council Annual Meeting From May 16-19, 2013, in Denver, Colorado, more than 1,000 child life specialists gathered for the 31st Child Life Council (CLC) Annual Conference on Professional Issues. This annual meeting is known as the largest annual gathering of child life specialists, worldwide. Participants include child life ...

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Are All Book Covers Created Equal?

Posted by Allie Jane Bruce on July 31, 2013

Last fall, during a booktalking session with Bank Street Children's Librarian Allie Bruce, an 11-year-old girl in Jamie Steinfeld's 11/12s Humanities class asked, "Why is there a bird on that cover, when every other cover you've shown us so far has a picture of the main character?" A big question, ...

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General Bank Street News

2013 Presidential Search Committee

Posted by Bank Street on July 16, 2013

Dear Bank Street Community, We are pleased to present the following membership roster for the 2013 Presidential Search Committee and want to thank each member in advance for agreeing to participate in this important effort. Trustees: Yolanda Ferrell-Brown, Chair Elect, Tony Asnes (SFC Alum), Chair of the Board of Trustees, ...

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Graduate School

Math Program Receives Grant to Develop Online Fieldwork

Posted by Nick 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 ...

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Dean's Corner

Dean Snyder Comments on Teacher Education Ratings

Posted by Bank Street on July 12, 2013

On Tuesday June 18, U.S. News and World Report published rankings of university-based teacher education programs with each program receiving a grade on a four-point scale. The grade was based upon information collected by the National Center for Teaching Quality (NCTQ). Based in Washington DC, according to their website, “The ...

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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS 2nd Annual Benefit

Posted by Michael Hansen on June 21, 2013

Liberty LEADS is pleased to report that our Spring Benefit was a resounding success! On June 3rd, we hosted a festive evening at Havana Central for Liberty donors, alumni, Advisory Board Members, staff, students and parents. We welcomed several new friends to the Liberty LEADS community and reported on the ...

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