For Educators

Events for teachers and educators, and education students

Teaching Kindergarten: Where Did the Garden Go?

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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

Topics including diversity, dignity, democracy, and Dewey will be on the minds of educators at the 2018 Bank Street Kindergarten Conference taking place Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 610 West 112th Street. The kindergarten year is a critical time in a child's early development and has lasting impact on the acquisition of understanding. This conference, a platform for learning through experience, exploration, and discovery, offers workshops and speakers to support the important meaning and purpose of play. For information about the conference, visit


Teaching Kindergarten: Learner-Centered Classrooms for the 21st Century (Early Childhood Education) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807757116
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Teachers College Press - October 16th, 2015

Helping Kids Achieve School Success

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Meet author/educator Todd Feltman at Bank Street Book Store on Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 p.m. when he shares his books for young learners: "Mentoring My Elementary- and Middle-School Students to Become Powerful Navigators of Success" and "Elementary and Middle School Student-Friendly Handbook to Navigating Success." Todd, an active advocate for students and their families, has created his books with learning success as an attainable goal. His strategies help students think about and record their schedules and to-dos to stay organized and a step ahead. Signed copies of both are available. For more information, visit To RSVP, visit


Bank Street Graduate School Alumni Author Event

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join author-educator (and Bank Street College alum!) Alison Pepper as she presents her book "Kick-Start Kindergarten Readiness," a perfect primer for families and teachers to work together to prepare for their child's first year of school. Alison is full of advice and ideas as is her book. This alum event (for socializing and learning) takes place Thursday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Bank Street Book Store and is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. To register, contact Linda Reing at (212) 961-3432 or email



Kick-Start Kindergarten Readiness Cover Image
ISBN: 9780876597354
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gryphon House - September 1st, 2017

Niemeyer Book Talk with Authors Deborah Meier and Emily Gasoi

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

A discussion of public education takes place at Bank Street College, 610 West 112th Street, on Tuesday, November 7 at 5:30 p.m. with the authors of "These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can't Afford to Abandon Our Public Schools" Deborah Meier and Emily Gasoi. The discussion panel includes Bank Street President Shael Polakow-Suransky, who will help encourage all who attend to join the conversation about saving and improving public school systems across the country. Bank Street Book Store will sell signed copies of the book after the event. For more information, visit

These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can't Afford to Abandon Our Public Schools Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807024737
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - September 19th, 2017

Bank Street Safe and Sound Schools Conference

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Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:45am to 4:45pm

Learn about the study of emotionally responsive classroom practices at the Safe and Sound Conference at Bank Street College of Education on Friday, December 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. This annual initiative, designed for early childhood and elementary programs, helps teachers, administrators, and social workers develop deep understandings of social/emotional foundations for learning. For more information, visit or contact Lesley Koplow,


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