Everyone has a personal brand, whether they consciously manage it or not. Among its many definitions, Linda Evans (M.A. ’16) defines personal branding as a compelling and concise way to communicate who you are and what you have to offer to your target audience. This interactive webinar will walk you through self-reflection and self-assessment exercises to intentionally design how you want to be perceived in the 4 fronts of personal branding: in person, online, on paper, and in memory.
Linda Evans is a proud TC alumna who earned her M.A. in Psychological Counseling in 2016 and now resides in Orem, Utah. Her passion and profession is in higher education and career development. She has worked as a Career Counselor at Columbia and is currently the Career Director of 2,800 Humanities and Social Sciences students at Brigham Young University, where she received a B.A. in American Studies and minor in Ballroom Dance. Immediately after earning her undergraduate degree in 2011, she started her own career coaching business called Launched by Linda through which she offers virtual services for clients in all stages of life, particularly career changers.
Research has shown that people who have mentors have higher salaries, greater job satisfaction, lower burnout and generally outperform those who do not. In celebration of National Mentoring Month, Ruth Gotian (Ed.D. ’17) titled "Leveraging Mentoring: Creating your path to success," a workshop that will outline the benefits of having a mentor, what to look for in a mentor, how to develop your mentoring team and how to find a mentor. Come learn how a mentor can help you succeed.
Dr. Ruth Gotian is the inaugural Assistant Dean of Mentoring and Executive Director of the Mentoring Academy at Weill Cornell Medicine. In addition, she is the Chief Learning Officer in Anesthesiology and Assistant Professor of Education in Anesthesiology.
Dr. Gotian started her career in finance and banking and transitioned to higher and medical education, a field she’s been immersed in for 28 out of the last 30 years. Dr. Gotian received her B.S. and M.S. in Business Management from the University at Stony Brook in New York as well as certificates in Executive Leadership and Managing for Execution from Cornell University. She earned her doctorate at TC where she studied Adult Learning and Leadership and focused her research on what makes physician-scientists successful. She has won numerous mentoring awards and most recently was awarded the Bert I Shapiro Award for having a national impact on physician-scientist training.
Join alumni and friends for a special reception celebrating the global impact of the TC community in Seoul.
Meet Teachers College Distinguished Alumna Jody Arnhold (M.A. ’73) and Associate Professor Barbara Bashaw (Ed.D. ’11) at this special event and learn more about their exciting international work in the field of Dance Education. Stay tuned for details regarding the local screening of the documentary PS Dance!
On this occasion we will also celebrate the TC Alumni Association of Korea reaching their goal for the Korea 125th Anniversary Scholarship, which now totals $150,000! TC is grateful to each donor who made this scholarship possible and we hope you will join us to toast this special achievement. More details to come.
Wright Room at Appaloosa Grill
535 16th Street at Welton
Join Teachers College President Thomas Bailey for an alumni luncheon in Denver! 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. This will also be a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the local TC community.
Date: Sunday, December 8 Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Location: Wright Room at Appaloosa Grill 535 16th Street at Welton Denver, CO
Leaders - whether in schools or business - excel when they think and act like the best teachers do. In order to be heard by their audiences, and for meaningful action to occur as a result, they must explain themselves ways that foster deep and lasting relationships, as well as understanding. This webinar presented by Reshan Richards (Ed.D. ’14, pictured left) and Stephen J. Valentine (pictured right) will share both big ideas and practical steps to help you, and help you help others, to apply a teaching mindset to key areas of leadership
Date: Wednesday, December 11 Time: 5-6:00 p.m. Location: Login here.
Reshan Richards is Director of Studies at New Canaan Country School and Co-Founder of Explain Everything Inc. He also teaches at TC and the Columbia University School of Professional Studies.
Stephen J. Valentine is an educator, school leader, writer, and serial collaborator. He serves as the Assistant Head, Upper School, and Director of Academic Leadership at Montclair Kimberley Academy. He is Coordinating Editor of Klingbrief and author of Everything but Teaching.
Together, Steve and Reshan have co-authored numerous print and online publications including 2016's Blending Leadership: Six Simple Beliefs for Leading Online and Off and 2019's Make Yourself Clear: How to Use a Teaching Mindset to Listen, Understand, Explain Everything, and Be Understood.
Carol Scheffner Hammer, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will be hosting a reception for alumni, students and faculty at 2019 ASHA Convention, the premier annual professional education event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Join her for the opportunity to catch up with TC community members in your field and share experiences from the convention. Click here for a full list of TC alumni, staff and students presenting at ASHA 2019.
Hilton Portland Downtown,
921 SW Sixth Ave,
Portland, OR 97204
Mix and mingle with alumni, students and faculty at the 2019 Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Conference. Our TC reception will be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with community members in your field and share experiences from the conference. Also at this year's conference, Mildred Garcia (Ed.D. ’87), President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will deliver the keynote address, and TC Professor Anna Neumann will receive the Research Achievement Award, one of ASHE’s highest honors.
Date: Thursday, November 14 Time: 8-10:00 p.m. Location: Hilton Portland Downtown Galleria III 921 SW Sixth Ave Portland, OR 97204
1041 Middlefield Road,
Redwood City, CA 94063
Join alumna and trustee Camilla Smith (M.A. '72) for an engaging lunch where special guest speaker Paulo Blikstein, Associate Professor of Communications, Media and Learning Technology Design, will share his perspective on computational literacies and artificial intelligence and their role in education. This will also be a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni and the local TC community in the Silicon Valley.
Date: Friday, November 1 Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Location: Donato Enoteca 1041 Middlefield Road Redwood City, CA 94063
Koret Visitor Education Center,
151 Third St,
San Francisco, CA 94103
Join Teachers College alumni and friends at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for a guided tour of the works of TC alumna Agnes Martin, renowned Abstract Expressionist, which will be complemented by remarks from TC’s own Professor Judy Burton. Hosted by local alumni Johanna Brody (M.A. ‘11), Nisa Frank (M.Ed. ‘11) and Julia Gelormino (M.A. ‘12), this event will also be a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the local TC community in the Bay Area.
Date: Saturday, November 2 Time: 2-4:00 p.m. Location: SFMOMA Koret Visitor Education Center 151 Third St San Francisco, CA 94103