A Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men David Kirkland, associate professor of english and urban education, shares six stories to illustrate “educators’ need to understand the social worlds and complex literacy practices of African American males in order to pay the increasing educational debt we owe all youth and break the school-to-prison […]
Dogon Nshimiyimana started his education in a makeshift classroom under the trees in the Gihembe Refugee Camp. He graduated from NYU with a master’s degree in international education.
In 1969, Norma Tarrow (PhD ’69) missed her doctoral hooding ceremony. Fifty years later, she is attending the School’s doctoral ceremony to commemorate the degree that changed her life.
The Faculty Development and Diversity Innovation Project grant supports faculty members whose work has a finger on the pulse of cultural changes happening in the US and abroad.
Okhee Lee, professor of childhood education, has been awarded the inaugural Korean-American Educational Researchers Association (KAERA) Distinguished Researcher Award. The award recognizes a scholar whose professional contributions have had a widespread positive impact on educational research. Lee’s award recognizes her unique contribution in addressing science education for English language learners. She has published articles, book chapters, […]
The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has been ranked among the top ten best graduate schools of education in the nation. The school is # 7 — tied with Johns Hopkins University and Teachers College (Columbia University) –- in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking. “The rankings confirm our stature as a […]
NYU Steinhardt kicked off its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 7th, with ‘What Will It Take?’, a talk by Kaya Henderson. Best known for the her role as former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools, Henderson has worked for three decades in schools, school districts, and international communities. Her tenure at the DC schools from 2010 – […]
A graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, Meghan Crosby brings the art of social justice storytelling to school children in New York City. Meghan Crosby (MA ’18) is a teacher, playwright, director, and choreographer. She earned a master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt in Educational Theatre K-12 Certification Track, and an MFA in playwriting and dramaturgy […]
Leadership representatives from 10 New York City charter school organizations gathered last month to learn more about partnering with NYU Steinhardt as part of its innovative model for teacher prep, the Teacher Residency master of arts in teaching (MAT) program. Participants at the Summit heard from the Director of Teacher Education at Steinhardt, Diana Turk, […]
Natasha Strassfeld is an assistant professor of special education in Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning. She earned a J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Law and a doctorate in special education from Pennsylvania State University. Strassfeld’s research examines service delivery to parents and students with disabilities in the special education services […]