Join Jelani Cobb, Helene Gayle, Eric Holder And Walter Mischel At Teachers College, Columbia Convocation

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will headline a marquee group of medalists and speakers at the 2018 Convocation exercises of Teachers College, at Columbia University in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

ADIFF Celebrates Black History Month Through Music In Harlem

To celebrate Black History Month, The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) presents a series of films that explore the history of various music genres with a strong African influence in various parts of the world. Continue Reading →

Dr. Erica N. Walker Talks “Hidden Figures” In Math At Columbia University In Harlem

Teachers College, Columbia University presents the exclusive 4th Annual Edmund W. Gordon Lecture, Hidden in Plain Sight: Lessons for Mathematics Education Seen Through A Storytelling Lens, to be delivered by Professor Erica N. Walker. Continue Reading →

25th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival 2017

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mover And Shaker, Belle Moskowitz

Belle Moskowitz, October 5, 1877 – January 2, 1933, was the political advisor to New York Governor and 1928 presidential candidate Al Smith. Continue Reading →

Living Many Lives Through The Arts At The Schomburg In Harlem

By Richard Hutzler, Director of the TC Fund

On Hallowed Ground Teachers College student Deirdre Hollman has served as Director of Exhibitions and Education and the Junior Scholars Program at the New York Public Library‘s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Continue Reading →

“How Americans View The Opt Out Movement,” A New Study By Teachers College

While most Americans have heard of the “Opt Out” movement, less than one-third of Americans support it, and most people misunderstand the motives of parents who refuse to let their kids take standardized tests in public schools. Continue Reading →

Racially Diverse Classrooms The Focus Of Institute At Teachers College At Columbia In Harlem

With students of color representing more than half of all children enrolled in U.S. K-12 public schools today, it is more important than ever for educators to be adequately prepared to teach racially and economically diverse populations. Continue Reading →

STEM Kids NYC Is Hiring! STEAM Teachers & Gurus Needed At Columbia In Harlem

STEM Kids NYC, a Harlem-based 501(c)(3) founded in 2015 and featured on NBC’s GIVE show, bridges the gap between current school curriculum and the immediate need to prepare students for STEM skills and for jobs that do not yet exist. Continue Reading →

Teachers College To Host Historic Reunion And Celebration In Harlem

Alumni of The Modern School, a renowned private school that operated in Harlem’s Sugar Hill district from 1934 to 1999, will gather for “Education and Class in Harlem:  A Historic Overview of The Modern School.” Continue Reading →

‘As of Right’ And Wrong As Developers Target Morningside Heights

These days we’re feeling vulnerable and neglected in Morningside Heights, the New York neighborhood bounded by 110th Street, 125th Street, Riverside Park and Morningside Park. Continue Reading →

ADIFF Black History Month Program In Harlem Line-Up Announced

Black History Month is celebrated in the USA, Canada and the UK. This celebration of the Black Experience started in 1926 inspired by the work of historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. Continue Reading →

“Lessons For Mathematics Education” By Dr. Erica N. Walker At Teachers College Columbia University

Teachers College, Columbia University presents the 4th Annual Edmund W. Gordon Lecture, Hidden in Plain Sight: Lessons for Mathematics Education Seen Through A Storytelling Lens, to be delivered by Professor Erica N. Walker. Continue Reading →

Harlem Donates 2,300+ Books To Children And Families In Neighborhood Shelters

Last week, Total Equity Now (TEN) all-volunteer team delivered 2,343 new and like-new reading treasures to children and their families in shelters in East, Central, and West Harlem. Continue Reading →

US Second Lady Jill Biden Gives Keynote Address On Community Colleges At Columbia

jill-biden1Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community College Research Center (CCRC), Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman and Professor Thomas Bailey will host United States Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden. Continue Reading →

A Free Screening Of “The Man Who Mends Women,” In Harlem

manwhomendswomenposterJoin us for October’s ADIFF TC Cine-Club for a free screening of the film The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hyppocrates, about the remarkable Dr. Denis Mukwege who was on the short list for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Continue Reading →

Dance Theatre Of Harlem’s Virginia Johnson Among Dance Award Recipients

danceed-185Jody and John Arnhold have donated $4.365 million to Teachers College, Columbia University to establish a new doctoral program in Dance Education that will prepare those who educate dance teachers, policy makers, and leaders in the field. Continue Reading →

Teachers College Hosts Clinton Campaign Senior Policy Advisor In Harlem

teachers-college-debate-stream-in-harlemShining a spotlight on education, a topic that has yet to be at the forefront of the 2016 presidential election, Christopher Edley, Jr., senior policy advisor to the Hillary Clinton Campaign, will give insight on the candidate’s views and proposed policies during the Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy. Continue Reading →