For Educators

Events for teachers and educators, and education students

"Paper Tigers" Film Screening

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Documentary film "Paper Tigers," a story of how the presence of caring adults in the lives of high schoolers can make a difference in educational and emotional success, will be shown and discussed at Bank Street College of Education on Tuesday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m. To register for this free event, visit

Author Meg Medina Special Guest at Spanish Literacy Series

Event date: 
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

As part of the Spanish-speaking writers and illustrators series at Bank Street College of Education, award-winning author Meg Medina will talk about many of her most popular young adult books, including "Burn Baby Burn" and "Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass," This event takes place Friday, November 11 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Bank Street College Library on the fifth floor at 610 West 112th Street. The event is free of charge and is designed specifically for adults. Refreshments will be served. To register, please visit Copies of Meg's books will be available to purchase during the event.


Burn Baby Burn Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763674670
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 8th, 2016

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763671648
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 26th, 2014

Primary School Event Featuring "First Things First!" by Ruby Takanishi

Event date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Educational policy researcher Ruby Takanishi observes important learning needs in pre-k classrooms and helps make changes to accommodate the best possible early education strategies in schools across the country. Meet Ruby and hear her present her book "First Things First! Creating the New American Primary School" at Bank Street Book Store on Thursday, October 20 at 5:00 p.m. This event is for parents as well as educators and will be filled with ideas, sharing, and answers to education-related questions, especially pertaining to preschools within primary schools. The event is free of charge and pre-registration is not required.

First Things First!: Creating the New American Primary School Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807756935
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Teachers College Press - August 19th, 2016