Pedro Noguera, Metro's Executive Director, joins a star studded panel of judges on September 17, 2014 to recognize educators who display qualities of selflessness, ingenuity, generosity, compassion and dedication.
May 14, 2014
The registration to the XXIII Symposium of (Spanish) Children and Young Adult Literature, taking place on Friday, June 13, 2014 in NYC and featuring Spanish author Cesar Mallorqui as a guest speaker, is now open! Partly sponsored by the NYS Language RBE-RN. To register, please click here. Conducted in Spanish. Limited to 135 participants.
A two-day conference on May 16 and 17th, 2014, Brown: 60 and Beyond, commemorates the 60th anniversary of the historic Brown vs. Board of Education ruling that separating children in public schools on the basis of race was unconstitutional. Through dialogue and debate, scholars, practitioners, activists, educators, and students will tackle the questions: "Has progress been made in eliminating racial barriers and expanding racial equality through education since this historic ruling" and "School integration in the 21st Century: Is it a goal still worth pursuing?" Click here to read more. Register for all events at Brown60.org. Read summary of the day's events here.
Feb 11, 2014
Metro’s Trenton Marsh was declared winner of the 8th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest. Every year, the University comes together for an entire week to honor Dr. King’s legacy; the Steinhardt GSO seeks to participate in this week-long tribute by celebrating and showcasing the diverse talents of our Steinhardt graduate students. Most importantly, each contestant honors Dr. King’s legacy by centralizing his message within their unique creative pieces. Historically, Dr. King’s impact has inspired brilliant student speeches, artistic expressions, and powerful performance pieces at our Oratorical Contests. Marsh’s speech, "The Courage to Dream," in response to this year's theme of "The Power of Courage: Passion, Purpose, Perseverance" was hailed as the best among the entering contestants. Read his bio here.See congratulatory letter here.
Feb 10, 2014
Co-director of IGE, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, continues to be sought after to provide expert testimonies on early childhood development programs and policies. He most recently testified before the US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on supporting children and families through investments in high-quality early education. Additionally, in support of NYC’s plan to establish high-quality universal pre-Kindergarten for all eligible four-year olds and a high-quality after school program for middle-school-aged youth, Hirokazu Yoshikawa presented new research on benefits of universal pre-school. Click here to view Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa's Bio. Read US Senate HELP Committee testimony here
Jan 17, 2014
Former Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar joins Institute for Globalization and Education (IGE). Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest, Research Associate Professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, directs the Early Childhood Meta-Analysis Project in IGE.
Read her bio here.