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October 24: Memorial Service

Jack Mezirow, Who Transformed the Field of Adult Learning, Dies at 91. Published: 10/15/2014 10:03:00 AM

Teachers College, Columbia University Launches MA/MBA Programs to Prepare School Leaders in Education and Business Management

Two-year programs offered by the College's Klingenstein Center for Independent and International School Leadership together with Columbia Business School and with INSEAD. Published: 10/8/2014

Teachers College, Alex Bowers Quoted and Noted in News Article

US high school dropout rates hit record low but college enrollment also falls. Published: 10/7/2014

TC's Cahn Fellows Program Names Veteran Chinatown Principal (and Alumna) as Director

TC's Cahn Fellows Program Names Veteran Chinatown Principal (and Alumna) as Director

Lily Woo, a longtime New York City principal and educator, has been named the new director of Teachers College's Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished Public School Principals. Published: 6/13/2014

Theodore Parker, (M.A., Private School Leadership)

Theodore Parker, (M.A., Private School Leadership) Published: 6/4/2014

Professor Madhabi Chatterji co-hosts EdWeek Blog on Assessment.

"Assessing the Assessments: K-12 Measurement and Accountability in the 21st Century," a blog featuring dialogue among scholars and school practitioners, will be co-hosted by Madhabi Chatterji, Director of TC's Assessment and Evaluation Research Initiative (AERI) and James Harvey, Executive Director of the National Superintendents Roundtable. Published: 5/16/2014

Eric Nadelstern: A Thumbs up on the Bloomberg-Klein Era

"At the start of Children First [the public school program shaped by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel Klein] in 2002, only half the students in our schools graduated, just as they had since the middle of the 20th century," writes former New York City Deputy Chancellor Eric Nadelstern in his recent book, Ten Lessons from New York City Schools: What Really Works to Improve Education (Teachers College Press). Published: 4/24/2014 11:01:00 AM

Friendlier Confines for Resolving Conflict

Aided by generous support from Trustee Marla Schaefer (M.A. '03), Teachers College has renovated the offices of The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR). Published: 1/14/2014

October 24: Memorial Service

Description: ack mezirowTeachers College emeritus professor Jack Mezirow, a former international community development consultant whose paradigm-changing theory of adult learning was partly inspired by watching his wife return to graduate school in middle age, died in September at age 91. We will be celebrating Jack and his legacy on October 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Joyce B. Cowin Center. In addition to the speakers, attendees will have the opportunity to share their sentiments during the program. We also welcome you to share your thoughts with the online community here. In Jack's honor, we will also feature a special panel discussion at Academic Festival 2015 to pay tribute to his lasting impact on Transformative Learning. More details to follow.

(10/15/2014)