Join the TC community on campus on Saturday, April 13 for our signature homecoming event, Academic Festival! This year's event, Creating Pathways for All to Flourish, will feature:
An exclusive screening of Personal Statement followed by a panel discussion with Director and Producer Juliane Dressner; TC Professor Riddhi Sandil, Director of the College Advising Initiative; Liz Willen, Editor-in-Chief of The Hechinger Report; and a student from the film. This moving documentary, which is making its SXSW debut this month, addresses the guidance gap through the stories of three Brooklyn high school seniors;
Interdisciplinary Breakout Sessions on today’s trending topics such as the Power of Storytelling, First Generation Representation and Social Justice in Practice, as well as a Tribute to the late Dr. Lee Knefelkamp, a pioneer in student development theory;
Academic Showcases where you can learn more about the innovative work and research taking place at TC today;
STEAMnasium, an interactive exhibit that allows educators, children and parents to experiment with STEAM-based learning;
WeBop, a fan favorite offered in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center for music lovers as young as 8 months; or a DJ & Music Production Workshop offered by Noise212 Labs for those in grades 2-8. (Parents or guardians must accompany minors.);
A Student Research Poster Session & Networking Reception where you can get first-hand insight into the level of research students undertake and also make meaningful connections with fellow alumni, students and friends!
Bruce Ballard (Ed.D. '94), a Parkinson's disease activist
Fanshen Cox (M.A. '97), a Hollywood changemaker
Denny Taylor (Ed.D. '81), a family literacy expert
Early Career Awardees
Kim Baranowski (Ph.D. '14), a human rights champion
Tony Alleyne (M.A. '10), a student advocate
Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams (Ed.D. '12), a peace educator and preeminent supporter of educational equity
And the inaugural Alumni Award for Outstanding Service recipient, Joohee Son (Ed.D. '13), President of TC's Korean Alumni Association.
Additionally, the Shirley Chisholm Dissertation Award will be presented to alumna Lisa Edstrom (Ed.D. '18), and the Morton Deutsch Award for Social Justice will be presented to Outstanding Scholar Mariame Kaba.
Global TC Day, our biennial celebration of TC around the globe, is back in 2019! We will have national and international TC meet-ups occurring throughout the summer. Stay tuned for more details! If you're interested in hosting a Global TC Day event in your area, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are many self-handicapping myths about creativity (e.g., you either have it or you don't, novices are more creative, creativity is a flash of insight, etc) that, if dispelled, can increase your ability to think creatively and benefit your career. In this Alumni Career Development Webinar, Matthew Cronin (M.A. ’97) will share techniques you can use to become more creative.
Date: Thursday, April 18 Time: 12-1:00 pm EST Location: Login here.
Matthew Cronin is an Associate Professor in the School of Management at George Mason University, and the 2016-2017 Conflict Management Division Chair of the Academy of Management. He is also an Associate Editor at The Academy of Management Annals, and Organizational Psychology Review. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Carnegie Mellon University. His research seeks to understand how to make collaboration more creative and effective.
Interested in hosting a webinar? Submit your proposals here.
850 Palisades Beach Rd,
Santa Monica, CA 90403
To mark his first year as Teachers College President, Thomas Bailey is headed to the west coast to meet alumni in the Los Angeles area! He is eager to get better acquainted with the local TC community and hear your ideas for building an even stronger version of today's TC. Meet him at a reception in Santa Monica. This will also be a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the local TC community.
Date: Saturday, March 23 Time: 4-6:00 p.m. Location: Jonathan Club 850 Palisades Beach Rd Santa Monica, CA 90403
Hyatt Regency San Fran,
5 Embarcadero Center,
San Francisco, CA 94111
There are many things to celebrate and commemorate as we come together at CIES 2019: Education for Sustainability, where Regina Cortina, Professor of Education will be delivering her presidential address. At this reception we will honor Noah Sobe (M.A. '00) with the 2019 Harold Noah award and toast Hank Levin, William H. Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education on the occasion of his retirement. Please join us to celebrate these many milestones and as we pay tribute to the life and accomplishments of Harold Noah (Ph.D. ’64), Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the College.
Date: Tuesday, April 16 Time: 8:30-9:45 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency San Fran 5 Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111
Watetable (at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel),
202 E. Pratt Street,
Baltimore, MD 21202
Associate Dean and Professor of Science Education Felicia Moore Mensah invites alumni attending the 2019 NARST Conference to a TC reception! This will be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with fellow alumni, faculty and students working in science teaching.