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Graduate School

A New Director for Museum Leadership

Posted by Nick 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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Financial Aid

Lou Palefsky Honored by New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association

Posted by Amy Kline on October 30, 2013

Lou Palefsky (left) with J. Scott Atkinson On October 16, 2013, Lou Palefsky, Director of Financial Aid at Bank Street College of Education, was honored with two awards at the 45th Annual New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA) Meeting. The first was the Circle Award which is "awarded ...

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School for Children

Bank Street Families Walk for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Posted by Kate Marcus on October 08, 2013

On Sunday, September 29 many Bank Street families walked with Sam Murphy (11/12s) and his team, "Murphy's Law" (a.k.a. Sam's Retired Pancreas), as part of The New York City JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. The team raised over $5,000 and enjoyed the walk over the Brooklyn Bridge on a beautiful ...

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Summer Camp

KiDS College on Saturdays!

Posted by Dylan Morgan on September 24, 2013

This Fall the Bank Street Summer Camp presents KiDS College, a series of eight Saturday classes for kids in kindergarten and up, starting September 28th. Each program is headed by the same summer camp staff that kids know and love. These programs are unlike anything else offered in New York, ...

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School for Children

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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