April 11, 2013
Over the course of three sessions, the 2012-2013 NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series has examined the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). In its third and final meeting of the academic school year, Steinhardt Professor of Teaching and Learning Okhee Lee, James Cibulka of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and Ramon Gonzalez, principal of MS 223: The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology, and Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, will close the series with a focus on CCSS desired outcomes and potential consequences.
Friday, April 19, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
New York University, Rosenthal Pavilion
Kimmel Center for University Life, 10th floor
60 Washington Sq. South at LaGuardia Pl.
James Cibulka, president, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Ramon Gonzalez, principal of MS 223: The Labroratory School of Finance and Technology
Okhee Lee, professor of teaching and learning, NYU Steinhardt
Joseph McDonald, professor of English education, NYU Steinhardt
Randi Weingarten, president, American Federation of Teachers
Media interested in covering the event, please contact Courtney Bowe in the NYU Office of Public Affairs at Courtney.firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.998.6797.
In February, Susan Neuman, NYU Steinhardt professor of teaching and learning and author of “Give Children a Fighting Chance,” moderated the panel discussion focusing on how Common Core Standards will be evaluated -- among students, teachers, and schools -- and the challenges that will be faced. The first installment featured John B. King, Jr., New York State Education Commissioner, and Shael Polakow-Suransky, senior deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education, and covered current implementation of the curriculum.
About NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series
The NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series brings together policy leaders, legislators, business people, heads of corporations, foundations and advocacy organizations, university faculty, and school superintendents. For more than a decade, its goal has been to illuminate contemporary educational issues and foster discussion among the many constituencies concerned with education at both the local and national levels.
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