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The accompanying financial statements have been prepared on the accrual basis of accounting in accordance with standards established by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) for external financial reporting by not-for-profit organizations.
Institutional givers-'"corporations, foundations and associations-'"play a vital role in supporting the overall mission of Teachers College. Their generosity makes it possible for the College to initiate and maintain some of its most innovative, forward-looking projects and programs in addition to providing critical support offered to our students through scholarships and fellowships. We are deeply grateful to these funders for the substantial benefits they bring to the entire TC community.
Teachers College gratefully acknowledges the generous support received from the estates of our alumni, faculty, trustees and friends. These very important planned gifts provide significant funds for scholarship, professorships, program and general support.
With deep appreciation, we gratefully recognize the following donors who have made gifts to Teachers College in memory or in honor of friends, family and faculty.
The Grace Dodge Society recognizes those alumni, faculty, staff, trustees and friends who, through their generosity, foresight and commitment, have provided for Teachers College in their wills, trusts or through other planned gifts. Reflecting the guiding spirit of TC's co-founder, Grace Hoadley Dodge, Society members share her view of education as the principal means to create better families, better communities and a better world.
Supporting the TC Fund means providing vital operating dollars so that Teachers College students and faculty are provided with the resources they need, day in and day out, to become eminently accomplished scholars, educators and leaders. It is an honor to acknowledge and thank all of our Annual Fund donors. The names of those giving $250 or more to the Fund are listed below.
Teachers College gratefully acknowledges those donors who have provided gifts for specific programs, projects and endowment. Listed below are the names of those who have given $1,000 or more in cumulative gifts. We wish to thank all who have provided restricted support this year.
Teachers College greatly acknowledges and appreciates all donors who have made cumulative commitments to the College of $1,000,000 or more. These gifts of cash, securities, pledge and bequest intentions are a testament to the exceptional philanthropy of these remarkable supporters.
Acknowledging our supporters from fiscal year 2009--2010.
A new curriculum prompts kids to think about the consequences of diet and exercise
Better Than Power Point
Strategic Science, With a Passion
A new program will seed a corps of certified diabetes educators.
The TC Student Senate's Go Green Committee launches highly visible sustainability efforts on campus, including the Rockin' Earth Day Festival, while the College's executive steering committee establishes a range of long-term initiatives.
In Fall 2009, TC welcomed its largest entering class since the mid-1970s-'"only to better that performance this past September with our largest, most diverse and most selective incoming class in the post-World War II era.
TC welcomed an impressive group of new faculty hires, increasing the diversity of its make-up
Among its many programs, TC's Vice President's Office for Diversity and Community Affairs hosts numerous community-building initiatives and events in FY10 around its theme of "A Critical Conversation about Privilege."
The College hosts the U.S. Secretary of Education, provides humanitarian aid to Haiti, analyzes the impact of federal stimulus dollars, honors the Prime Minister of Namibia, welcomes four new trustees and focuses on literacy issues in older children.
One might regard "Teachers College" as a misnomer when 40 percent of our students are preparing for careers in health and psychology.
A program to answer Corporate America's complaint: a good manager is hard to find
TC is taking elementary school science teachers back to the lab and bringing them up to speed
New software harnesses cognitive research to boost the everyday math abilities of very young children
Field-testing a curriculum on the national debt
Everyday relevance is the key to making non-native speakers fluent in Chinese
A behavioral approach to helping children learn, from the gifted to those with language disorders