Academic Programs

Bank Street Graduate School of Education offers degree programs in Teacher Preparation, Educational Leadership, Child Life, and Individualized Master’s Programs. Degree programs lead to the Master of Science, Master of Science in Education, or the advanced Master of Education.

Our rich historical and philosophical commitment to progressive education is evident in our approach to teaching and learning for both children and adults. All graduate programs at Bank Street College are grounded in the study of human development, learning theory, and sustained clinical practice to produce well-prepared educators ready to help students thrive and develop to their fullest potential.

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Continuing Professional Studies

  • CPS Courses & Programs
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    CPS Courses and Programs

    Theory meets practice in our interactive courses. Register now for our short-format courses offered for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education requirements, Continuing Education Units, or graduate-level credit.

    CPS Courses and Programs

  • CPS Course Schedule
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    CPS Course Schedule

    Theory meets practice in our interactive courses. Register now for our short-format courses offered for Continuing Teacher and Leader Education requirements, Continuing Education Units, or graduate-level credit.

    CPS Course Schedule

  • State Mandated Training
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    State Mandated Training

    Hands-on workshops facilitate awareness. Explore required coursework for educators adhering to New York State certification requirements offered at Bank Street.

    State Mandated Training

  • Travel Programs

    Travel Programs

    Broaden your worldview while enhancing your skills. Our travel programs provide immersive and dynamic cultural experiences for working educators.

    Travel Programs

  • School-Based Professional Development
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    School-Based Professional Development

    The Graduate School offers professional development services as part of our commitment to promoting lifelong learning for teachers and leaders in informal and formal educational settings.

    School-Based Professional Development

Takiema Bunche Smith
Meet our alumni
I have come to terms with the fact that I am truly a lifelong learner. I continue to be inspired by the information and interesting frameworks that exist in different fields that can be helpful to educators as we lead and re-envision our field.
Takiema Bunche-Smith
Bank Street Graduate School of Education '97
Meet Takiema Alumni