ALL Network

Adult Learning & Leadership (ALL) Network

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The Adult Learning and Leadership (ALL) Network is the official student organization for Teachers College, Columbia University's Adult Learning and Leadership Program.


To establish a learning community that provides professional development, social networking, action research, and extra-curricular opportunities to access peer strategies for success in academic and career choices and pursuits.


As student leaders, practitioners, researchers, and lifelong learners, we seek to:

  1. Cultivate and sustain a community of practice both in-person and online with students, alumni, faculty, and industry practitioners to share and leverage diverse perspectives
  2. Invite community members to participate, facilitate, and co-create learning experiences and reference frameworks
  3. Leverage each other’s leadership and funds of knowledge through collaborative dialogue and peer coaching
  4. Create a platform where participants can apply adult learning theory in practice through events and initiatives that will have a positive impact on the whole Teachers College community


The key for ensuring sustainability for our holacracy and systems learning based organization is a shared leadership committee with two focused steps. The first step is that we will have regular check-ins and informal pulse surveys to ascertain that events, forums, and initiatives remain relevant and interesting to our members. The second step is that we will have a recruitment and an onboarding process to recruit new, motivated, energetic, and capable members into our leadership team at regular intervals so that we have ‘ready now’ successors as leadership members graduate and move on. Meanwhile, we will deliver essential training to successors so that the leadership legacy of the organization will always be passed on. Last but not least, through strategic thinking, planning, and implementation, we will reflect upon where we are, where we are going, what has worked, and what has not worked. By working in this way, we can develop both long-term and short-term goals and action plans aligned with our mission to ensure the longevity of this organization.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Statement

We aim to cultivate an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and sustainable community of practice with visionary and strategic goals. We want to make a space for belonging where you feel welcomed and can contribute and co-create. We celebrate diverse identities, perspectives, and voices and do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, culture, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, religion, spirituality, marital status, veteran status, physical abilities, learning abilities, and learning styles.

Faculty Advisor

Victoria Marsick
Dr. Victoria Marsick
Professor & Director of Adult Learning & Leadership Program

Leadership Team Members

Rolling-Basis Applications to Join Our Officers Team for the 2022-2023 Academic Year: We will continue to accept applications to apply to be an Officer. If you would like to set up a time to meet with one of our Officers or learn more about this opportunity, feel free to connect with us.

Angelina Shymon
Talent Development Officer, 2021 - Present
Anna Cho
Anna Cho
Advocacy & Innovation Officer, 2020 - Present
Adam Malaty-Uhr
Morale Support Officer, 2022 - Present
Ben Jurney
Lifelong Learning Officer, 2022 - Present
Brian Ahn
Brian Ahn
Social & Community Officer, 2020 - Present
DJ Jeffies
DJ Jeffries
Strategy & Transformation Officer, 2021 - Present
Kayla Peckman
Learning & Development Officer, 2022 - Present
Lily Drabkin-Hoover
Cultural Institutions & Engagement Officer, 2021 - Present
Lindsey Castellano
Online Leadership through the Arts Officer, 2021 - Present
Margarito Feijoo
Embodied Leadership Coaching Officer, 2022 - Present
Ruohao Chen
Ruohao Chen
External Affairs Officer, 2020 - Present
Saeko Yasukura
Entrepreneurial Initiatives Officer, 2022 - Present
Vishnuja Nambiar
International Student Services & Wellness Support Officer, 2021 - Present
Zahra Ahmed
Zahra Ahmed
Diversity & Outreach Officer, 2020 - Present
Selene Shen
Selene Shen
People Operations & Finance Officer, 2020 - May 2022
Ryan Supanic
Ryan Suspanic
Mindfulness Coaching & Spirituality Officer, 2021
Chris Pang
Chris Pang
Access & Inclusion Officer, 2020 - April 2021
Michael Cusack
Michael Cusack
Civic Engagement & Advocacy Officer, 2020 - April 2021
Mio Teramoto
Mio Teramoto
International Student Support Officer, 2020 - April 2021
Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
Organization & Alumni Development Officer, 2020 - April 2021

Upcoming Events

1) SEPTEMBER: Welcome Happy Hour - Thurs, Sept 8 from 7pm - 9pm @ The Expat Bar (64 Tiemann Pl)

2) SEPTEMBER: Back to School Mixer - Thurs, Sept 15 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm @ GDH 281

3) OCTOBER: Quiet Quitting Panel Discussion 

4) NOVEMBER: Leading through Public Narrative Workshop

5) DECEMBER: Holiday Party

6) MONTHLY: Mindfulness Sessions (@ TC & Online) + Happy Hours (@ Bar Near Columbia)

Past Events

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