In 1969, Norma Tarrow (PhD ’69) missed her doctoral hooding ceremony. Fifty years later, she is attending the School’s doctoral ceremony to commemorate the degree that changed her life.
The Faculty Development and Diversity Innovation Project grant supports faculty members whose work has a finger on the pulse of cultural changes happening in the US and abroad.
Okhee Lee, professor of childhood education, has been awarded the inaugural Korean-American Educational Researchers Association (KAERA) Distinguished Researcher Award. The award recognizes a scholar whose professional contributions have had a widespread positive impact on educational research. Lee’s award recognizes her unique contribution in addressing science education for English language learners. She has published articles, book chapters, […]
The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has been ranked among the top ten best graduate schools of education in the nation. The school is # 7 — tied with Johns Hopkins University and Teachers College (Columbia University) –- in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking. “The rankings confirm our stature as a […]
NYU Steinhardt kicked off its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 7th, with ‘What Will It Take?’, a talk by Kaya Henderson. Best known for the her role as former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools, Henderson has worked for three decades in schools, school districts, and international communities. Her tenure at the DC schools from 2010 – […]
A graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, Meghan Crosby brings the art of social justice storytelling to school children in New York City. Meghan Crosby (MA ’18) is a teacher, playwright, director, and choreographer. She earned a master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt in Educational Theatre K-12 Certification Track, and an MFA in playwriting and dramaturgy […]
Leadership representatives from 10 New York City charter school organizations gathered last month to learn more about partnering with NYU Steinhardt as part of its innovative model for teacher prep, the Teacher Residency master of arts in teaching (MAT) program. Participants at the Summit heard from the Director of Teacher Education at Steinhardt, Diana Turk, […]
Natasha Strassfeld is an assistant professor of special education in Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning. She earned a J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Law and a doctorate in special education from Pennsylvania State University. Strassfeld’s research examines service delivery to parents and students with disabilities in the special education services […]
Richard Carranza, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), was the guest speaker at NYU Steinhardt’s Leadership Lens Series on October 17th. In a conversation with Lisette Nieves, the chancellor answered questions that ranged from information about the songs on his playlist (“mostly Mariachi”), to what he likes to see in a […]
Jennifer Cheung, a Bronx Science sophomore, dreaded coming home from school. As she turned her key in the lock, she would take a deep breath to steel herself for what lay ahead. More often than not, her younger brother would be at the kitchen table staring out the window unable to focus on his homework. […]