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Chelsea Katzenberg Featured in Innovations for Learning 

Social Studies Alumna Chelsea Katzenberg (MA ’12) was featured in an article released today by Innovations for Learning entitled: A high school that aims to take struggling students beyond the basics. Read the article here:


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Kate.

Social Studies Alumna Chelsea Katzenberg (MA '12) was featured in an article released today by Innovations for Learning entitled "A high school that aims to take struggling students beyond the basics." "On the day I observed , she seemed to pour boundless energy into her class, never lecturing but always leading another activity: the Four …

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From TC to Joe’s Pub: Music Ed Students Play the City  ☆

Since getting their undergraduate degrees at The New School, Christian Nourijanian and Dustin Kaufman have followed a similar trajectory in their career and educational paths.  Dustin recently graduated from Teachers College with a dual Master’s degree that pairs a jazz performance major from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with a music education major from Teachers …

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Graduate Spotlight: Janice Marciano Nimetz, History and Education  ☆

Janice Marciano Nimetz graduated this May with her PhD in History and Education. Nimetz has taught piano at the Emma Willard School for several years and plans to continue teaching there. Nimetz, who has also studied Musicology, hopes to find more places of intersection for her two passions: music and history.

Posted 64 months ago by

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Spotlight on Philosophy and Education Alumna Shaireen Rasheed  ☆

Shaireen Rasheed is the Associate Professor of Education at C. W. Post Long Island University. She received her undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University in Philosophy, did her Master’s work at The New School in Philosophy, and earned her Ph.D. from TC’s Philosophy and Education program with a concentration in Urban Policy.

Posted 67 months ago by

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Research Spotlight: Philosophy and Education Alumna Shaireen Rasheed  ☆

Professor Shaireen Rasheed of C. W. Post Long Island University’s Ph.D. work at TC focused on creating a curriculum of existentialist action in the classroom. A spiritual child of Maxine Green, Rasheed was delighted to have the master respond to her work when she presented at the Philosophy and Education program’s colloquium.

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BBE Alumnus Greg Halzen Wins 2012 NABE Award  ☆

The Bilingual/Bicultural program is pleased to congratulate 2010 BBE Peace Corps Fellow Alumnus Greg Halzen, who has been awarded the 2012 NABE (National Association for Bilingual Education) Teacher of the Year award.

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Spotlight on Alumna Tatyana Kleyn  ☆

Tatyana received her Ed.D. in Bilingual/Bicultural Education. She earned her BA and MA at Ohio State University and was a primary school teacher in Honduras and in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an Assistant Professor at The City College of New York, an associate at RISLUS (Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society) …

Posted 71 months ago by

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Local Holiday Market Featuring Alumna Christina Soriano  ☆

Christina Soriano, Art and Art Education alumna and K-5 art teacher at NEST+m will be offering her handmade ornaments and other items at an upcoming local holiday market.

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Spotlight on Alumna Christina Soriano: ‘You Meet a Special Kind of Person at TC’  ☆

Christina received her Master’s in Art and Art Education. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and worked in the apparel industry. She is a K-5 art teacher at NEST+m: a public NYCDOE citywide gifted and talented school. Visit christinasoriano.com to see her work.

Posted 72 months ago by

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Spotlight on Alumnus Arturo Acevedo: Bilingual/Bicultural Education as a Journey of Self-Discovery  ☆

Arturo Acevedo is a high school Spanish teacher at the Gotham Professional Arts Academy in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. He did post-graduate work at the University of Maryland and has a Master’s degree in Bilingual/Bicultural Education from Teachers College (’08). Arturo hopes to begin his Ph.D. studies in September, 2012.

Posted 73 months ago by

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A Conversation with Dr. Razia Sadik, TC Alumna, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Artist  ☆

You received your undergraduate degree in Pakistan, then earned your MFA and a post-graduate diploma in England. How did you wind your way to TC? After I received my MFA, I went back to Pakistan and taught art full-time for seven years at a middle and high school and two professional undergraduate and graduate art …

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Spotlight on Alumna Paige Conn: “I Allow My Passion To Be Incredibly Transparent”  ☆

Paige Conn is a ninth grade English teacher at The Young Women’s Leadership School in East Harlem and a James and Judith K. Dimon Fellow. She received her MA in English and Education in 2006, and recently returned to TC to present at the Student Press Initiative (SPI) Summer Institute, where she shared her classroom …

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Spotlight on Alumna Ariana Stokas: Arts Educator  ☆

Ariana Stokas is the Assistant Dean of the College for Equity Initiatives, the Director of Bard Educational Opportunity Program and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bard College.  She holds an MA (Math Sciences and Computing) and a PhD (Philosophy and Education) from Teachers College.   Stokas is an advisory board member on Learning Through …

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Paige Conn and Mary Maddox, TC Alumnae and Dimon Fellows, Present “DIY SPI”  ☆

On July 11-14, TC hosted the Student Press Initiative (SPI) Summer Institute, where 75+ educators of all disciplines gathered to learn about teaching writing, project-based curriculum, and the process of publishing student work. The event program included a selection of presentations by in-service teachers who shared their own SPI experience, including clear direction and anecdotes …

Posted 76 months ago by

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Academic Conferences: TC Students, Faculty and Alumnae Share Their Experiences  ☆

Arts & Humanities students and faculty were in heavy rotation this past academic year, presenting at leading academic conferences around the globe. About 60 A&H folks participated in 15+ conferences, bolstering TC’s legacy of intense involvement in the world of scholarly discourse.

Posted 76 months ago by

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TC, MoMA and The Art Barge Series Followed the Path of Victor D’Amico  ☆

The “Art as a Human Necessity” event series, hosted in June 2011 in three meaningful locations, celebrated the life and work of art education legend and TC alumnus and instructor Victor D’Amico (1904-1987). D’Amico, who believed that art education for children should be based on making art and that people could learn a way of …

Posted 76 months ago by

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Aesthetics in the Classroom: PLATO Institute Session 

On June 28 and 29, TC hosted the first-ever PLATO Institute where 70+ scholars and practitioners from across the country and around the world (Turkey and Chile were both represented) gathered for a series of sessions focused on the pre-college instruction of Philosophy. The event was networking nirvana:  trailblazers in the field attended, with the …

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Spotlight on Alumna Monika Ekiert: “A product of TC!”  ☆

Dr. Monika Ekiert received her doctorate in Applied Linguistics (AL) from TC in May, 2010. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from TC.  She has collectively spent nine years at the college in a variety of capacities (including a revamp of the Community Language …

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“Art as a Human Necessity”: TC, MoMA and The Art Barge Sessions Celebrate the Life and Work of Victor D’Amico 

A pioneer in Art Education, TC alumnus and instructor Victor D'Amico (1904-1987) believed that art education for children should be based on making art, as opposed to the teaching of rote techniques. Throughout his long and storied career he began and taught scores of art workshops, classes and programs based on that idea. He was …

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Katie Bartels: Helping, Empowering, and Raising Awareness  ☆

Katie Bartels is a 2009 Returning Peace Corps Fellow with a TESOL degree. She served in Mozambique for two years, was a Secondary School ESL teacher for the New York Department of Education at Kingsbridge International High School, and ran an international program for Save the Children. Katie currently serves as a Program Officer at …

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