|2013-03-20 Dr. John B. King, Jr.|
Dr. John B. King, Jr., Commissioner of Education of the State of New York spoke on March 20, 2013 at 4:20 pm in the East Room, Benziger Building. Dr. King oversees more that 7,000 public and independent elementary schools, 270 public and independent colleges, thousands of libraries and historical repositories, and 240,000 certified educators. Dr. King is New York's youngest Commissioner and first of African American/Puerto Rican descent. He has a Bachelor's Degree from Harvard University, a Master's Degree and Doctorate in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Law Degree from Yale Law School.
A field service credit will be available with prior approval from your class professor.
This Distinguished Lecturer Series is co-sponsored by Manhattanville College School of Education, Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, and the Teacher Center of Central Westchester.