Event Details: Academic Festival 2014
Academic Festival 2014 "Where the Future Comes First" will take place - once again - at Teachers College on Saturday, April 12. Reflecting the themes of our historic campaign, the talks and sessions presented will highlight our research, impact and influence in the fields of health, education, leadership and psychology, as well as the College's dedication to innovation and discovery that continues today. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MARCH 19, 2014.
The Day consists of...
Academic Festival Opening Ceremony with Awards Presentation & Keynote Address
Concurrent Session I
Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon*
Concurrent Session II
Concurrent Session III
Closing Networking Reception
*depending on ticket purchase
Highlights of the day include:
* New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina has been invited to deliver the next installment of the Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy during the Opening Ceremony.
* Breakout Sessions featuring alumni, students and faculty who represent all 10 of the College's academic departments that will delve into some of the new fields of study that continue to shape TC's future and carry our legacy forward. Confirmed TC
Faculty Speakers include: Ryan Baker, John Black, Andy Gordon, Eric Nadelstern, Sandra
Okita, Brian Perkins, Pam Koch, Lisa Miller, Barbara Tversky;
* Programming for Learners of All Ages, such as Webop! and family activities in partnership with the Museum of the City of New York;
* Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon;
* Alumni Networking, and much more!
Distinguished Alumni & Early Career Award Recipients
We are proud to announce the names of the alumni whom have been selected by their peers to receive this year's Distinguished Alumni & Early Career Awards upon this occasion:
James Gordon, Ed.D. '85
Professor and Associate Dean, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California; David W. Johnson, Ed.D. '66
, Full Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota; Deborah Kenny, Ph.D. '94
, Founder and CEO of Harlem Village Academies; Kate Parry, Ed.D. '86
, Full Professor in Linguistics in the English Department at Hunter College; and Early Career Award recipient Eric Shyman, Ed.D. '09
, Assistant Professor of Special Education at Dowling College. Accommodations
from out of town or just want to stay close to campus? Special discounted rates
have been arranged with the Aloft Harlem hotel
, located at 2296 Frederick
Douglass Boulevard and 123rd
rate of $214 plus tax (single or double) is available for reservations on the
nights of April 11 and/or April 12. Please note that the special rate is
offered on a limited number of rooms, subject to availability and must be booked by March 17th so book
early. Reserve rooms online by visiting Aloft
Harlem-Teachers College Academic Festival or call 1-877-462-5638 and use
the group name Teachers College Academic Festival.
Maximize Your Academic Festival Experience
TC Gear Pop-Up Shop
Photobooth & Instagram Spots
Academic Computing Resource
Learn more about the Alumni Council
Columbia Bookstore with TC Press
Personal Device Charging Station
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON MARCH 19, 2014.
Type: All Events
Location: Teachers College
Date & Time: 4/12/2014, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Contact: Alumni Relations
Contact Phone: 212.678.3215