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Education Policy Speaker Series: Ansley Erickson

Andrew Ribner ’14 wants you all to know about the next event in the Education Policy Speaker Series:

Come hear Assistant Professor of History and Education Ansley Erickson of Teachers College in New York City talk about Persistent Segregation and the Idea of Choice in American Education.

Erickson is an educational historian who focuses on educational inequality and the interaction between schooling, urban and
metropolitan space, and economic change. She has worked with a number of reform groups and has done ethnographic research in urban schools in New York City.

*This is a part of a weekly speaker series on Education Policy in the US.

Date: Tuesday, October 9
Time: 4:30 pm
Place: PAC 002

Urban Education Semester: Info Session

The marvelous and elegantly dressed Alexander Ray ’13 wants you to know:

 Do you want to spend a semester living in New York City, working with kids (the future)?
Dare the School Build a New Social Order?
Hey, neat! Yeah!

 The Urban Education Semester (UES) is an accredited study away program that introduces students from all academic backgrounds to the complexity of issues surrounding urban public education. The program offers fieldwork in a diverse selection of classrooms and educational settings in New York City public schools. Students live in Manhattan, spend three days each week in a supervised classroom, and take some courses at Bank Street College of Education. Ideal  program for students interested in urban environments, community development, teaching and learning, and systemic reform. See Urban Semester for more information or call Vicky Zwelling at 860-685-2180 or email her at vzwelling(at)wes. Or come to the info session!

Date: Tuesday, February 21
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Place: CRC Common Area

Urban Education Semester Information Session

From Alex freaking Ray ’13:

Interested in spending a semester “abroad” student-teaching in the New York City public school system?

The Urban Education Semester (UES) is an accredited study away program that introduces students from all academic backgrounds to the complexity of issues surrounding urban public education. The program offers fieldwork in a diverse selection of classrooms and educational settings in New York City public schools. Students live in Manhattan, spend three days each week in a supervised classroom, and take some courses at Bank Street College of Education. There is an abundance of support and positive energy available for the small number of students in the program. See www.urbanedsemester.org for more information or call Vicky Zwelling at 860-685-2180 or email her at vzwelling(at)wes. Or come to the info session!

Date: Thursday, Oct 13
Time: 6 -7 pm
Place: Usdan 110