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Distinguished Lecturer Series
2013-10-01, Distinguished Lecturer Series

Topic: Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance

On October 1, 2013, Dr. Susan B. Neuman, Professor of Childhood and Literacy Education at New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, was the School of Education's Distinguisher Lecturer Series speaker. The presentation was co-sponsored with Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, and the Teacher Center of Central Westchester. The well-attended event took place in the West Room of Reid Castle from 4:20 pm to 6:00 pm.

Susan NewmanDean Shelley Wepner, Susan Newman and Provost Gail SimmonsKatie Cunningham, Shelley Wepner, Susan Newman, Gail Simmons, Kristin Rainville and Courtney KellySusan Newman with members of the School of Education faculty

 
2013-03-20 Dr. John B. King, Jr.

Dr. John B. King Speaking at the PodiumDr. 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.

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2012-11-28, Preventing Peer Cruelty and Promoting Kindness

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Topic: Preventing Peer Cruelty and Promoting Kindness: 20 Strategies
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Likona, Devlopmental Psychologist and Professor of Education at the State University of New York at Cortland.

pdfPreventing Peer Cruelty & Promoting Kindness: A Comprehensive Approach to Bullying

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Thomas Likona Event Invite Card Dean Shelley Wepner and Thomas Likona thumb 2012-11-28 ThomasLikona 001

 
2012-03-22, Passion for Content and for Technique

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Topic: Passion for Content and for Technique - a Possible Future for Teacher Education
Speaker: Dr. David Steiner, Dean of the School of Education at Hunter College in New York.


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2011-10-05, Developing Self, Developing Others

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Topic: Developing Self, Developing Others: Implications of New York State's New Teacher and Leader Evaluation System for School Leaders
Speaker: Dr. Margaret Orr, Bank Street

 
2010-04-22, The Future of Education in the 21st Century

Thursday, April 22, 2010

soe dist_lect_100422-145x165-johanna_duncan-poitierTopic: The Future of Education in the 21st Century
Speaker: Johanna Duncan-Poitier, Chancellor's Deputy for the Education Pipeline, State University of New York (SUNY). 
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2010-02-04, The Literacy Achievement Gap

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Speakers: Dorothy Strickland, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Professor of Education, Emerita; Distinguished Research Fellow, National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Co-Sponsored by the Teachers Center of Central Westchester and The Edith Winthrop Teachers Center of Westchester

 
2009-04-15, Creating Caring Communities

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Topic: Creating Caring Communities: Teaching in Times of Economic Crisis and Other Catastrophes
Dr. Denny Taylor, Director of the International Center for Everbody's Child, Professor and Doctoral Director of Literacy Studies at Hofstra University. Her presentation included first hand accounts of working in shelters and schools with people displaced by hurricane Karina as well as experiences aiding people on both sides of the Gaza Strip.
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2008-10-22, The Math and Science Teacher Shortage

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Topic: The Math and Science Teacher Shortage: Fact & Myth
Speaker: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, Professor of Education & Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania.
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2008-04-18, Distinguished Lecturer Series and Reception
Wednesday, April 15, 2008, 4:20 pm - 6:00 pm
West Room, Reid Castle
Speaker: Denny Taylor, Professor and Doctoral Director of Literacy Studies, Hofstra University Reception immediately following event for Faculty and Staff Co-Sponsored by the Teachers Center at Purchase College and The Edith Winthrop Teachers Center of Westchester
 
2007-10-10, Learning to Teach in Diverse and Dynamic Classrooms

Wednesday, October 20, 2007

Topic: Learning to Teach in Diverse and Dynamic Classrooms
Speaker: Dr. Ken Tobin, Presidential Professor at the Graduate Center, City University of New York was the second Distinguished Lecturer for the Fall 2007 semester. Over 80 students, Faculty, and Alumni attended the presentation. A reception was held in the President's Cottage after the program.

 
2007-03-07, Committing to the Public Purpose of Education

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Topic: Committing to the Public Purpose of Education: Our Responsibility
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Michelli, Presidential Professor in the Ph.D. program in Urban Education at the Graduate School and University Center at the City University of New York.