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Carol Burris (EdD '03), who has been a passionate advocate for challenging curricula for all of her students at South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY, as well as an outspoken critic of reforms in New York State, has been named New York State's new High School Principal of the Year.
Carol Ewing Garber, Associate Professor of Movement Sciences, will lead the world's largest sports medicine and exercise science organization.
Howell Wechsler, Director of the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) at the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that he will step down from that post in late May to become Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
TC Deputy Provost John Allegrante has been named to the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Bertolino (Ed.D. '03) will be installed during a week-long celebration of the college, its students and new leader at Lyndon State, located in the Northeast Kingdom region of Vermont.
The new Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans will identify evidence-based best practices that can improve African American student achievement from cradle to career.
How Saadia Khan (Ed.M. '99, Ed.D. '12) has harnessed positive emotion in education
Arlene C. Ackerman, Former Big City Schools Superintendent and Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program at TC, dies
Ackerman, 66, the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Outstanding Education Practice from 2006 to 2008, directed the Inquiry Program, TC's largest doctoral program, as well as the College's Superintendent's Work Conference before leaving to become Superintendent of Schools in Philadelphia. She also served as Superintendent in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. When Ackerman left TC in 2008, she wrote that she had a "passion" for the "on-the-ground battle for our children who attend urban public schools."
Chris Emdin Teams up With Rap Artist GZA to Sponsor Science Rap Battle
The TC Reading and Writing Project has raised more than $60,000 for schools affected by Hurricane Sandy. For former staff member Stacey Fell, the work seems all the more urgent after a week living without some basic comforts
Marvin Sontag, a former TC Associate Professor of Psychology and Education who taught research methods and statistics, passed away on November 11. He was 79.