Featured are recent news from the press and community relations of our membership of academic, cultural, health, and religious institutions.

Newark Charter School Extends Bank Street’s Reach

On February 5, the Newark Educators’ Community Charter School (NECCS) hosted an event to celebrate the newest additions to their leadership team, Bank Street alumnae Dina Velez ’05, Principal, and Davia Franklyn ’97, Director of Teaching…

Principals Institute Featured on NYCDOE “Leadership Pathways” Website

The New York City Department of Education’s Division of Academics, Performance and Support (DAPS) Office of Leadership has just launched its new Leadership Pathways website, with Bank Street College’s own Principals Institute featured prominently…

Job Search Tips for New Teachers

As spring approaches, Susan Levine, Bank Street's Director of Career Services, kicks into high gear offering workshops and resources for Bank Street students priming to start or advance their careers in education. On March 5, Career Services…

Epsilen and Blackboard Collaborate Update

As you are aware, we have had a few performance issues with Epsilen and Blackboard these past few months. Blackboard acknowledged a system compromise that has reduced their reliability and service. They are actively taking steps to improve the…

Emory Campbell & Penn Center's Legacy

Over 150 years after its founding, the Penn Center continues to inspire through its legacy of promoting freedom through education. In the above photo, a class visits in 2012. “This place will let you know, as you walk through with…

Kids with Behavioral Challenges: Holistic Approaches

Ms. Hala Khouri, MA, and Dr. Stuart Ablon, PhD In collaboration with Continuing Professional Studies, the Flawless Foundation is sponsoring a training on March 8-9 to help parents, educators, and yoga service professionals implement…

Bank Street Joins Effort to Prepare 100,000 STEM Teachers

On February 13, 100Kin10, a multi-sector partnership addressing the national imperative to prepare 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, announced that Bank Street College of Education has been accepted…

Liberty LEADS Leadership and Academic Excellence Retreat 2012-2013

By ANA TIBURCIO Snow was on the ground, the air was cold and foggy, but an undeterred group of students walked up the icy Ninham Mountain Fire Tower in Carmel, New York, 950 feet above sea level. Visibility was at a minimum at the summit, but…

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis Reads Debut Book to SFC Kids

On March 1, Stephan Pastis, a nationally syndicated cartoonist for his work on Pearls Before Swine, and the students at Bank Street School for Children were the first to read his debut book for young people, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made. Pastis…

Project Cicero Book Drive A Success

The School for Children once again participated in the annual Project Cicero Book Drive, which is designed to create – or supplement – school and classroom libraries for children in under-resourced New York City public schools. This year's…

Graduate School Establishes Peter Greeman Scholarship Program

Peter Greeman Bank Street is pleased to announce that our Graduate School has been selected by Community Teachers Initiative (CTI) to establish a Peter Greeman Scholarship program. The scholarship will be granted to an incoming graduate…

Welcome Google+!!

  After an extensive pilot of Google+, Bank Street IT is pleased to announce that Google+ is available to faculty, staff, and adminsitration (note that it is not available to SFC students).  Why are we so excited??  Here are some features…

Liberty LEADS Alum Earns NY Times Scholarship

Eddy Cruz, Liberty LEADS alum and recipient of the New York Times Scholarship Eddy Cruz '13 is one of eight bright college-bound seniors to receive the New York Times Scholarship, out of hundreds that applied. Eddy joined Liberty LEADS…

School for Children 6th Graders Discuss Stereotypes on Book Cover Art with Knopf Editors

On March 13, School for Children (SFC) 6th grade students (11/12s) met with Knopf editors Erin Clarke and Michelle Frey for a conversation about cover design and marketing decisions. The impetus for this meeting began back in October during…

Deb Vilas to Lead CLC Survey on Fundamentals & Innovative Practices in Play

Deb Vilas, Advisor & Instructor As part of the Child Life Council’s Advancing the Field of Play for Hospitalized Children Initiative grant from The Walt Disney Company, Deb Vilas, MS, CCLS, LMSW, Bank Street Advisor & Instructor in…