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Global TC Day, a biennial celebration of Teachers College around the world, is returning in summer 2019. Global TC Day celebrations are a great opportunity to reconnect our alumni network and fortify the Teachers College community with both formal and informal gatherings hosted by regional alumni. Join us in this celebration by taking part in one of the many events happening in the United States or internationally. Below you’ll find resources for your event and ways to share your celebration with us.

Click here to find a Global TC Day Event Near You.

Click here to view our Global TC Day 2019 photo album.

Share Your Celebration with Us
Join the conversation online using #GlobalTCDay on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. When possible, be sure to tag @TeachersCollege in your posts. Did you reunite with old friends or forge a new meaningful connection at a Global TC Day event? Email your story and/or photos to for possible inclusion in TC Today magazine and our digital coverage of Global TC Day.

Flat (John) Dewey and Flat (Grace) Dodge
If you’d like to pay homage to two of TC’s most influential leaders, print, decorate and cut out a Flat Dewey and/or Flat Dodge template and take photos of them at any Global TC Day events you attend. Be sure to share your photos with us by using #GlobalTCDay on social media or emailing them to!

Show Your TC Spirit
If you can’t attending an official Global TC Day event, we’d still love to have you show your TC spirit on social media! Print our sign template (or get creative and make your own), take a selfie with your sign at a landmark in your region then post your photo to social media using #GlobalTCDay. 

Support the TC Fund
TC graduates in all fields—from education to the sciences, from health and human services to the arts and business—are impacting communities around the world. Help us support the next generation of changemakers by joining the community of donors to the Annual Fund. Learn more about the TC Fund and make your gift today!

Learn More about Event Promotion and Download Resources
Information regarding your regional events will be publicized in our weekly Event Digest email and on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. In addition, we will prepare and send an electronic invitation to alumni in your area. We have a limited amount of TC Swag available on a first-come first-serve basis. If you’d like swag to give away at your Global TC Day event, email We also have the following resources for you to use at your event: Event Signage Templates, General Photo Consent FormNametag Template and Sign In Sheet.

Relive Global TC Day 2017 and Global TC Day 2015 through our photo albums.