Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline a marquee group of medalists and speakers at the 2018 Convocation exercises of Teachers College, at Columbia University in Harlem, NY.
The Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College offers an expanding array of traditional and innovative services to the college community of educators.
While most Americans have heard of the “Opt Out” movement, less than one-third of Americans support it, and most people misunderstand the motives of parents who refuse to let their kids take standardized tests in public schools.
With students of color representing more than half of all children enrolled in U.S. K-12 public schools today, it is more important than ever for educators to be adequately prepared to teach racially and economically diverse populations.
Alumni of The Modern School, a renowned private school that operated in Harlem’s Sugar Hill district from 1934 to 1999, will gather for “Education and Class in Harlem: A Historic Overview of The Modern School.”
Teachers College, Columbia University presents the 4th Annual Edmund W. Gordon Lecture, Hidden in Plain Sight: Lessons for Mathematics Education Seen Through A Storytelling Lens, to be delivered by Professor Erica N. Walker.
Shining a spotlight on education, a topic that has yet to be at the forefront of the 2016 presidential election, Christopher Edley, Jr., senior policy advisor to the Hillary Clinton Campaign, will give insight on the candidate’s views and proposed policies during the Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy.
Teachers College, Columbia University today unveiled the findings of Who Opts Out and Why?—the first national, independent survey of the “opt-out” movement.
At its 2016 Convocation ceremonies taking place between May 16 – 18, Teachers College, Columbia University will present its Medal for Distinguished Service to four leaders pursuing social justice in a variety of fields.
Underscoring its support for adding the arts to the nation’s focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Teachers College, Columbia University’s Academic Festival 2016.
Teachers College, Columbia University’s Campaign for Educational Equity, in collaboration with the Epic Theatre Ensemble, is presenting 10467, an original, educational equity-themed play written and performed by high school students.
As the nation’s attention increasingly focuses on the need for greater diversity in higher education, alumni of the Teachers College Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship gathered at the College on March 4 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the program and discuss the ongoing need to promote opportunities for underrepresented scholars of color in academia.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Minority Post-Doctoral Fellowship program, Teachers College will host Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for a keynote address.
Jamila Lyiscott recently received her Ph.D. at Teachers College, Columbia University where her work focuses on the education of the African Diaspora. Dr. Lyiscott’s scholarship and activism work together to prepare educators for sustaining diversity in the classroom, empower youth, and explore, assert, and defend the value of Black life.
Representative Adriano Espaillat, a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, has announced more than $111 million in emergency funding for students and institutions.