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Professor Mary Hafeli and the P+S Collective Sculpture Featured in Brooklyn Art Exhibition 

Untitled (Distributed Upcycling of Post-Consumer Plastic Waste), 2016.   We are thrilled to announce that a sculpture (pictured above) created by Mary Hafeli, Professor of Art and Art Education, and her students last Spring was chosen to be featured in COLOR at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. The artists, also called the P+S Collective, came together …

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Alumni Spotlight: A Professor Looks Back on His Journey in Civics Education 

  When we first met with Aviv Cohen in 2011, we discussed his passion for Civics Education as an international doctoral student in the Program in Social Studies. Now, five years later, he is joining the faculty of the Seymour Fox School of Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and continuing his …

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History & Ed Brings Multiple Disciplines Together for “Classroom Wars” Book Talk 

Professor Ansley Erickson (left) and Professor Natalia Petrzela exchange a few quick words before beginning the lecture.   “Schools have been the ‘battleground’ around issues of diversity for as long as they’ve existed,” said Dr. Ansley Erickson, Assistant Professor of History and Education at Teachers College. “Exactly what question of diversity or what type of …

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Q&A with Professor Richard Jochum, Creative Technologies Symposium Organizer 

By Carie Donnelson In preparation for Art and Art Education’s third Creative Technology Symposium on Friday, May 6, we sat down with Organizer Richard Jochum, Associate Professor of Art & Education and Creative Technology Certificate (CTC) Coordinator to talk about its evolution. Here, Professor Jochum discusses the Creative Tech Symposium’s evolution, students as …

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A&H in the City: Jazz at Lincoln Center Promotes Modalities of Jazz Music, History and Structure in the Classroom 

A&H in the City’s goal is to foster community among TC alumni while providing interactive, intellectual, and social programming. The event took place March 7th in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Recording Studio. Attendees had the exciting opportunity to collaborate directly with a jazz quintet and TC faculty Lori Custodero (Music Education) and Olga Hubard …

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Getting Dialogical with Professor Bob Fecho from the English Education Program 

This past fall, Bob Fecho, formerly a professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia, joined the faculty in the English Education program at Teachers College. Prof. Fecho is not only distinguished in the study of language, identity and sociocultural perspectives in secondary classrooms, but has decades of firsthand …

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The Collaboration and Connection of A&H in the City 

Catherine Box, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, and Patricia Martinez-Álvarez (left to right). Photo by Margaret Ferrec.   On Thursday, December 10th, TC faculty and alumni came together for an unforgettable evening of dancing, learning, sharing, and connecting at The Joan Weill Center for Dance, home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for A&H in the City: …

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English Education Professor Ernest Morrell Among Those Recognized in Top Public Influence Ranking 

Repost from Quoted & Noted Thirteen Teachers College faculty members are listed in the 2016 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, honoring the 200 university-based education scholars who had the biggest influence on the nation's education discourse last year. The rankings, conducted by Frederick M. Hess, Resident Scholar and Director of Education Policy Studies at the …

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Mark Oleszko Reflects on Writing and Performing with the Lincoln Center College Cabaret 

by Sandra Forlemu for Music & Music Education When and how did you start playing the piano? I started playing piano really young – when I was 4! My parents enrolled me in a group music class for toddlers, but at that point I wasn’t ready to take it seriously. I started taking actual private …

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Three Star English Education Students Look Back on Receiving the New Teacher Award 

The New Teacher Award is given in recognition of outstanding performance in student teaching, excellence in scholarship, and service to the College. This award is granted annually to an individual student or in cases of equal merit may be shared by up to three equally deserving recipients. Last year’s awards were announced this past summer …

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A&H in the City Recap 

We at A&H had a wonderful time with at our first A&H in the City Event! We were so lucky to have engaged with such a thoughtful and caring community of alumni. We also couldn't keep the day to ourselves, so here for you to enjoy is the full Storify roundup! We were also lucky …

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A&H in the City Presents Ailey Arts in Education 

Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6pm-9pm Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | The Joan Weill Center for Dance 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 The Department of Arts & Humanities hosts its second A&H in the City event, which is FREE and open to TC Alumni from the A&H department.  The event will take …

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Innovative Pedagogy: A Closer Look at the Global Competence Certificate 

Now completing its first year, we take a closer look at the Global Competence Certificate's innovative pedagogical model, with specific focus on the online coursework – and one course in particular – that has already received high marks from current students.

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English Ed Professor Sherdian Blau On Student Summer Reading Lists  ☆

Sheridan Blau, Distinguished Senior Lecturer and English Education Program Coordinator, quoted in Reuters Health article, "Choice in books may help kids' reading score over summer."

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“(Un)Final Projects”: Gottesman Library Exhibition Focuses on Court-Involved Youth 

TC’s Youth, Multiliteracies & Educational Justice (YMEJ) seminar launched an exhibition, “(Un)final Projects,” on Monday, May 11 in the Gottesman Libraries’ first floor lobby. The exhibition, created with the help of EdLab, the Gottesman’s creative services unit, marks the end of the year-long YMEJ seminar. It will remain on display through May 22nd.

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Jarritt Sheel’s Doctoral Recital Electrifies 

The atmosphere was electric at the December 3, 2014 doctoral degree recital of trumpeter Jarritt Sheel, candidate for the Doctorate of Music Education. The recital displayed Jarritt’s technical mastery and powerful artistic expression.

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Symposium Preview: Latin American Philosophy of Education Society 

The Latin American Philosophy of Education Society (LAPES) is hosting its annual symposium March 26-28 at Teachers College and Columbia University. Professor Lilia D. Monzo of Chapman University will open the weekend's events on Thursday, March 26, 5:30-7:30p at TC in Horace Mann 150.

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The Confined Arts Provides a Space for Justice 

On the evening of the exhibition, The Confined Arts brought a diverse group of individuals to a cozy gallery in Harlem to share in a beautiful evening of looking, listening and learning. The audience ranged from academics, to local community members, those who have been justice involved, activists for the confined and families.

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TC, Philosophy and Education, Well-represented at MASPES 2015 

The 2015 meeting of the Middle Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (MASPES) took place on February 7, 2015 at the Guttman Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY). The theme of this year’s conference, “Education and Public Spaces,” was inspired by the life and work of Maxine Greene, herself a past president …

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