Nancy Streim – Associate Vice President of Teachers College

Portraits, books, and trustee meeting, Mar 3, 2016 Photo by Bruce Gilbert
Portraits, books, and trustee meeting, Mar 3, 2016 Photo by Bruce Gilbert

Nancy Streim has been Associate Vice President for School and Community Partnerships at Teachers College since 2007. She also has appointments as Special Advisor to the Columbia University Provost and associate professor of Educational Leadership at Teachers College. Dr. Streim’s efforts focus on leveraging faculty and graduate student expertise to improve schools and communities in New York City. Her portfolio includes the establishment and ongoing development of the Teachers College Community School, a Harlem PreK-8 public school that Teachers College founded in 2011 in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, Columbia University and Manhattan Community Board 9. In 2012, she established REACH, the Raising Educational
Achievement Coalition of Harlem, which carries out long-term university-school partnerships in six Harlem schools to systematically address challenges to student success. Other projects include development of applied learning opportunities for graduate students, which includes management of service learning fellowship programs. Dr. Streim’s research and writing address university-school-community collaboration. Her work has been supported through grants from the US, New York State and New York City departments of education, National Science Foundation, GE Foundation, and JPMorganChase foundation. Dr. Streim holds a bachelor’s degree in art history from Bryn Mawr College, an MSEd in higher education from the State University of New York, and a PhD in educational psychology from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Nancy Streim – Associate Vice President of Teachers College

Nancy Streim joined Teachers College in August 2007 as the Associate Vice President for School and Community Partnerships and has an appointment as Special Advisor to the Columbia University Provost. Streim’s role is to coordinate the College’s activities in NYC public schools and develop new and more intensive partnerships with the Department of Education, local communities and local schools. Dr. Streim came to Teachers College after nineteen years at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education where she most recently served as Associate Dean for Educational Practice. Dr. Streim’s research interests include university-school collaboration and science education in urban schools. She recently completed a year long project for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in which she documented principles underlying successful university-assisted public schools across the U.S., and she has served as principal investigator for five major grant-funded projects that address the teaching and learning of math and science in elementary and middle grades.

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