Teachers College, Columbia University News: TC People http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news News at Teachers College, Columbia University en-us Copyright 2014 Teachers College, Columbia University webmaster@tc.columbia.eduacquaro@exchange.tc.columbia.edu https://www.tc.columbia.edu/images/tclogo.gif Teachers College, Columbia University http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news Phyllis L. Kossoff: Doing What Mothers Do http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9445 4/3/2014 When Phyllis L. Kossoff (the force behind TCs annual lecture on education and policy) sought help for a daughter with cystic fibrosis, afflicted families nationwide gained a powerful advocate Phyllis L. Kossoff: Doing What Mothers Do TC Mourns Trustee James Benkard http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9444 4/3/2014 James Benkard, a Teachers College Trustee since 1980 and the Colleges current longest-serving board member, has passed away at age 77. TC Mourns Trustee James Benkard Her Choice to Change the World http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9413 2/20/2014 Owning the legacy of an illustrious ancestor, Amanda Washington is trying to fix more than the classroom for poor students of color Her Choice to Change the World Trouble in the Eternal City http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9405 2/8/2014 Set in Rome, the new thriller by TC Board Co-Chair Jack Hyland spins the tale of a forensic archaeologist on the trail of a deadly pathogen. Trouble in the Eternal City TCs Amy Stuart Wells Elected to National Academy of Education http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9388 1/22/2014 Wells, who earned her Ph.D. from TC in 1991, is a leading authority on educational policy, race and education, charter schools, school desegregation, and school choice policy. TCs Amy Stuart Wells Elected to National Academy of Education TCs Anand R. Marri to Direct Education for NY Federal Reserve Bank http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9385 1/21/2014 TC faculty member Anand R. Marri has been named Vice President and Head of Economic Education for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He will serve as the highest-ranking officer for education for the Federal Reserve System nationwide. TCs Anand R. Marri to Direct Education for NY Federal Reserve Bank Time.com Features Tiggly Shapes Game Co-Created by TC Student http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9309 11/22/2013 Co-designed by Azadeh Jamalian, a PhD candidate in Cognitive Studies in Education, Tiggly is featured in Best Toys 2013: 14 Toys That Will Make Your Kids Smarter, on Time.com. Time.com Features Tiggly Shapes Game Co-Created by TC Student The Joy of Dr. Ruth http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8281 11/6/2013 Preaching good sex --and good relationships-- in an uncertain world The Joy of Dr. Ruth Robert Taylor, Digital Pioneer and Retired TC Faculty Member Passes Away http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9243 10/30/2013 Robert Taylor (Ed. D. 70), a digital pioneer who founded TCs Computing in Education Program in 1976 -- one of the first such graduate programs in the world -- passed away in late October. Robert Taylor, Digital Pioneer and Retired TC Faculty Member Passes Away Cory Booker Wins Fight for Senate Seat http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9225 10/17/2013 TC Trustee Cory Booker, the two-term Mayor of Newark, has been elected to the U.S. Senate, defeating Republican Steve Lonegan in a special election called in June following the death of longtime New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg. Cory Booker Wins Fight for Senate Seat Maxine Greene to Speak Thursday Evening in Milbank Chapel http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9200 9/25/2013 Maxine Greene, TCs William F. Russell Professor Emerita in Foundations of Education, will speak about poetry and urban youth Thursday, September 26th at 7 pm in TCs Milbank Chapel. Maxine Greene to Speak Thursday Evening in Milbank Chapel From Homeless to a Home at TC http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9190 9/5/2013 Liz Murray made it to Harvard after living on the street. Now shes come to Teachers College to learn to help others From Homeless to a Home at TC Frank Moretti, Technology Leader and Philosopher, Has Passed Away http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9153 7/16/2013 Frank Moretti (Ph.D.83), TC Professor of Communications and one of the nations leading theorists and practitioners in the use of digital technology in education, passed away in early July after a long illness. He was 69. Frank Moretti, Technology Leader and Philosopher, Has Passed Away TCs Randall Allsup Named to Board of Journal on Philosophy of Music http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9151 7/9/2013 Randall Allsup, Associate Professor of Music Education, has been appointed to the board of the emPhilosophy of Music Education Review/em. TCs Randall Allsup Named to Board of Journal on Philosophy of Music Barry Goldenberg: The Bus Stops Here http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9145 7/1/2013 A doctoral student finds a personal connection to desegregation and spreads awareness of Harlems rich heritage. Barry Goldenberg: The Bus Stops Here TCs Dinelia Rosa is 2013 President-Elect of the New York State Psychological Association http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8736 7/1/2013 In 2014 Rosa, Director of TCs Dean-Hope Center, will become the first person of color to serve as the organizations President TCs Dinelia Rosa is 2013 President-Elect of the New York State Psychological Association Susan Fuhrman is Honored as Outstanding Education Leader http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9123 6/27/2013 Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman was honored this week by a href=http://www.educationupdate.com/Education Update/a as one of three Distinguished Education Leaders of 2013 in New York City. Susan Fuhrman is Honored as Outstanding Education Leader TCs Monisha Bajaj Selected as a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9092 6/20/2013 a href=http://www.tc.edu/faculty/bajaj/Monisha Bajaj/a (Ed. D. 05), Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator of TCs Peace Education concentration in the International and Comparative Education Program, has been invited to become a term member of the a href=http://www.cfr.org/Council on Foreign Relations/a (CFR). TCs Monisha Bajaj Selected as a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations Hailing Their Inner Chiefs http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9040 5/10/2013 Alumnus Corey Emanuel has written a childrens book about a boy who learns what it means to be President Hailing Their Inner Chiefs Alumna Helen Streubert Named President of St. Elizabeth College http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8984 4/29/2013 Streubert will be the first lay person to lead the 114-year old Catholic college, located in Morristown, New Jersey. Alumna Helen Streubert Named President of St. Elizabeth College TCs Barbara Tversky is Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8985 4/29/2013 a href=http://www.tc.edu/academics/index.htm?facid=bt2158Barbara Tversky/a, an internationally recognized cognitive psychologist whose expertise includes spatial language and thinking, event perception and cognition, diagram production and comprehension, and gesture, has been elected to the a href=http://www.amacad.org/ target=_blankAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences/a. TCs Barbara Tversky is Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences TCs Tom Rock Receives NAGAP Distinguished Service Award http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8983 4/29/2013 Thomas P. Rock (Ed.D.02),TCs Executive Director of Enrollment Services, has received the 2013 Distinguished Service Award of NAGAP, the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals. TCs Tom Rock Receives NAGAP Distinguished Service Award TC Alumna Carol Burris Named New York Principal of the Year http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8982 4/26/2013 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 States new High School Principal of the Year. TC Alumna Carol Burris Named New York Principal of the Year TCs Ewing Garber Elected President of the American College of Sports Medicine http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8945 4/11/2013 Carol Ewing Garber, Associate Professor of Movement Sciences, will lead the worlds largest sports medicine and exercise science organization. TCs Ewing Garber Elected President of the American College of Sports Medicine Howell Wechsler to Head The Alliance for a Healthier Generation http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8933 3/29/2013 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. Howell Wechsler to Head The Alliance for a Healthier Generation TCs Allegrante Named to Federal Health Advisory Board http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8931 3/28/2013 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). TCs Allegrante Named to Federal Health Advisory Board Alumnus Joseph Bertolino to be Inaugurated President of Lyndon State College http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8906 3/14/2013 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. Alumnus Joseph Bertolino to be Inaugurated President of Lyndon State College TC Alumnus David Johns Tapped to Lead White House Education Initiative http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8895 3/13/2013 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. TC Alumnus David Johns Tapped to Lead White House Education Initiative She Smiled, and the World Is Learning With Her http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8846 2/12/2013 How Saadia Khan (Ed.M. 99, Ed.D. 12) has harnessed positive emotion in education She Smiled, and the World Is Learning With Her Arlene C. Ackerman, Former Big City Schools Superintendent and Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program at TC, dies http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8837 2/6/2013 Ackerman, 66, the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Outstanding Education Practice from 2006 to 2008, directed the Inquiry Program, TCs largest doctoral program, as well as the Colleges Superintendents 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. Arlene C. Ackerman, Former Big City Schools Superintendent and Director of the Urban Education Leaders Program at TC, dies Chris Emdin Teams up With Rap Artist GZA to Sponsor Science Rap Battle http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8724 11/21/2012 Chris Emdin Teams up With Rap Artist GZA to Sponsor Science Rap Battle Chris Emdin Teams up With Rap Artist GZA to Sponsor Science Rap Battle Seeking Shelter from the Storm http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8716 11/19/2012 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 Seeking Shelter from the Storm Marvin Sontag, TC Expert on Testing and Evaluation, Passes Away at 79 http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8719 11/16/2012 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. Marvin Sontag, TC Expert on Testing and Evaluation, Passes Away at 79 Doctoral Alumna Mildred Garcia Profiled in Latino Magazine: From Growing up in Brooklyn to President, Cal State Fullerton http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8713 11/8/2012 Even though she holds a doctorate degree from TC and is President of California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), she believes that graduating from college can be the most difficult thing a Latino or any student of color can do. Doctoral Alumna Mildred Garcia Profiled in Latino Magazine: From Growing up in Brooklyn to President, Cal State Fullerton Dr. Edmund W. Gordon Battles to Eradicate Achievement Gap http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8712 11/8/2012 Diverse magazine profiles Emeritus Edmund V. Gordon, Richard March Hoe Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education, a leading scholar on divergent learning styles who popularized the term achievement gap and was an architect of the Head Start program. At 91, he is leading a historic commission that is exploring what education assessment will be, and should become, by 2050. Dr. Edmund W. Gordon Battles to Eradicate Achievement Gap TCs Henry Levin Honored by San Marcos University http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8691 10/12/2012 Henry Levin, TCs William Heard Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education, has received an honorary doctorate from San Marcos University in Peru, the oldest university in the Americas. TCs Henry Levin Honored by San Marcos University Carroll F. Johnson, a Pioneering School Superintendent Who Led in School Integration, Dies at 99 http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8689 10/6/2012 Teachers College alumnus and former faculty member Carroll F. Johnson, who presided over integration of the White Plains, New York, school district -- the first U.S. school system to voluntarily institute a racial desegregation plan, and subsequently a model for school integration efforts nationwide -- has passed away at the age of 99.brbrRead the a href=http://nyti.ms/QTRc8dNew York Times obituary/a on a href=http://nyti.ms/QTRc8dCarroll Johnson/a Carroll F. Johnson, a Pioneering School Superintendent Who Led in School Integration, Dies at 99 Lisa Miller Honored for Her Humanitarian Work http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8682 9/24/2012 Lisa Miller, Associate Professor of Education, has been honored for her humanitarian and peace-building efforts by the Association for Trauma Outreach and Prevention (ATOP)/ Meaningful World. Lisa Miller Honored for Her Humanitarian Work TC Clinical Supervisor Traci Stein Added to Health Journeys Medical Publisher Lineup of Contributors http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8655 8/23/2012 Stein is a clinical supervisor for TCs Clinical Psychology Program specializing in integrative and a mind-body orientation to therapy TC Clinical Supervisor Traci Stein Added to Health Journeys Medical Publisher Lineup of Contributors Ulysses Byas, a Pioneering Black School Superintendent, Is Dead at 88 http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8649 8/17/2012 A steady champion for black schools, he came to national prominence as a skilled manager and who could work across lines Ulysses Byas, a Pioneering Black School Superintendent, Is Dead at 88 A Graduate of TCs Eisenhower Leader Development Program is Killed in Afghanistan http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8648 8/14/2012 Thomas Kennedy was a husband and father who had previously served two tours in Iraq A Graduate of TCs Eisenhower Leader Development Program is Killed in Afghanistan For One Teacher, a Really Shiny Apple http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8632 7/31/2012 TC alumnus Bryan Jackson receives one of Chicagos highest honors For One Teacher, a Really Shiny Apple Dishing Dirt http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8630 7/30/2012 Organic lunch and conversation with TC Professor Emerita Joan Dye Gussow (Ed.D. -75, M.Ed. 74, Nutrition Education) and heirloom seed expert Amy Goldman (MA 78, Developmental Psychology; and Ph. D., 84, Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University). Take a walk in Joans garden, too. Dishing Dirt Unlocking Human Potential http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8631 7/30/2012 TC Professor Emeritus Ernst Rothkopf, who passed away last week, was a pioneer in applying technology to learning. Two years ago, TC student Michael Swart sat down with him for a look back at a long and fascinating career. Unlocking Human Potential A TC Grad Goes for the Gold http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8626 7/27/2012 Fencer Maya Lawrence is competing at the Olympic Games in London A TC Grad Goes for the Gold