Lectures & Talks


Wednesday, July 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
College Events
Open to:
TC Community

Join us for read-aloud sessions for children of all ages every Monday and Wednesday (2pm EDT). Dr. Ayesha Rabadi-Raol (Ed.D. '20, Early Childhood Teacher Education) will read culturally relevant children’s picture books followed by a discussion and/or activities. We will include books discussing race, class, gender, (dis)ability, and various critical multicultural experiences. 

This week Ayesha will be reading: Am I small?: A Picture Story by Philipp Winterberg (Author), Nadja Wichmann (Illustrator), Sandra Hamer (Translator), David Hamer (Translator).

Is your child celebrating their birthday this week? Email Ayesha at and she will help you celebrate!


About Ayesha Rabadi-Raol
Orginally from India, Rabadi-Raol has a background in commercial art and more than 18 years of experience working with young children. At TC, she has explored the experiences of “transnational” immigrant student teachers, whom she wants to help “take advantage of TC as a place of activism and change to provide a platform for socially and historically marginalized populations.” Ayesha is also an Assistant Professor at Sonoma State University in California. Read a story about Rabadi-Raol that appeared on TC’s website in summer 2018 .

To request disability-related accommodations, contact OASID at, (212) 678-3689, as early as possible.

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