The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume XVII, No. 3 ♦ 12/2011
A unique bond between a TC faculty member and a former student
As Deputy Provost, John Allegrante is building bridges for TC throughout Columbia and around the world
"American Teacher," screened at TC in December, depicts a profession that's starved for respect -- and more.
Melanie Brewster's research focuses on the stigma faced by minorities among minorities
TC student and Unitarian Universalist minister Nathan Walker argues for public policy that reflects multiple perspectives -- including religious ones
Through journal articles edited and written, John Allegrante backs collaboration of public and private health partners
Herbert Gold, the Long Island, New York developer and philanthropist who, with his wife, Rita, funded the creation of TC's Rita Gold Early Childhood Center, passed away on November 25th at the age of 96.
Anna Neumann, Professor of Higher Education, has been installed as President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). As President, Neumann will lead association-wide efforts in research, publication, teaching improvement, development of graduate education, and faculty preparation throughout 2011-12.
Would fewer Black male students drop out if more Black men were teaching? The question, which has provoked much discussion and research by educators and academics, is now the focus of a special issue of the prestigious Journal of Negro Education (JNE), guest edited by Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, TC Assistant Professor of English Education.
A $1.25 million grant aims to increase the number of teachers serving very young children with special needs in Curriculum and Teaching.