Bank Street Alumni Weekend

Bank Street Alumni Weekend logoAll alumni of the Bank Street Graduate School of Education, School for Children, and Liberty LEADS are invited back home to Bank Street’s first-ever Alumni Weekend. This event is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends, make new connections, expand your professional network, and learn more about Bank Street’s work and the exciting changes taking place on campus. We hope you’ll join us for this momentous occasion during a weekend of substantive and fun-filled events!

June 3-4, 2022
Bank Street College of Education
610 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

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  • Schedule of Events

    Bank Street exteriorSchedule of Events

    Friday, June 3, 2022

    BSCAA Awards & “Tar Beach” Reunion
    6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Tabas Auditorium & Play Deck
    The Bank Street College Alumni Association (BSCAA) will kick off the weekend by celebrating Graduate School alumni honorees at this year’s Alumni Awards ceremony and “Tar Beach” alumni reception.

    Saturday, June 4, 2022

    1916 Giving Society Breakfast (Invite Only)
    9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    The Interchurch Center, 14th Floor
    61 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10115
    1916 Giving Society members are invited to a donor appreciation breakfast.

    Lucy Sprague Mitchell Society Tea (Invite Only)
    10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Bank Street Library, 5th Floor
    Including Bank Street in your estate plans, whether through a bequest, beneficiary designation, or with a charitable gift annuity, entitles you to membership in the Lucy Sprague Mitchell Society. Members are invited to a planned giving tea and informational session to learn about the impact of legacy gifts.

    Bank Street Open House
    11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Bank Street Lobby
    Meet with representatives from the Bank Street community or take a tour of campus. This is a great way to meet faculty and staff and explore all that Bank Street has to offer.

    Liberty LEADS Alumni Reunion
    11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Bank Street Roof Deck
    Liberty LEADS alumni are invited back to Bank Street to reconnect and network with one another. Food and beverages will be provided.

    School for Children Young Alumni Reunion
    11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Bank Street Play Deck, 2nd Floor
    School for Children alumni who graduated between 2013-21 are invited back to Bank Street to reconnect with each other and their teachers. Food and beverages will be provided.

    This is a special milestone for the Class of 2018 to celebrate the end of their high school career and reunite before embarking on their college journeys this fall. We will also be celebrating the Class of 2017 as they celebrate their 5-year reunion.

    Graduate School Alumni Program Reunions
    12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Bank Street Gym, 9th Floor
    Graduate School alumni are invited back to Bank Street to reconnect with their peers, faculty, and advisors from their respective programs. This is a chance to expand your professional network and learn about all of the changes happening across the College. Food and beverages will be provided.

    Bank Street Alumni Panel
    2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Tabas Auditorium
    The entire Bank Street community is invited to an interactive panel discussion with alumni from the Graduate School of Education, Liberty LEADS, and School for Children. These alumni experts will provide an insightful conversation about the role of democracy in education.

    Bank Street Master Classes
    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Location: TBD
    The entire Bank Street community is invited to participate in interactive professional development workshops facilitated by Bank Street faculty and staff from across different divisions. Current workshops: Bank Street Archives Workshop; STEAM Lab Workshop; Little Self/Big Self: Growing Up to be the Teacher You’ve Become; and Family Child Care.

    Graduate School Alumni of Color Reception
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    The Interchurch Center, 14th Floor
    61 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10115
    Graduate School alumni, faculty, and students of color are invited to a cocktail and conversation reception at Bank Street. As we continue to deepen our commitment to creating a more diverse student body in the Graduate School, we value the experiences and perspectives of former students to help shape our efforts to make Bank Street a diverse and supportive learning community for all students.

    School for Children Reunions 21+
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bank Street Play Deck, 2nd Floor
    All School for Children alumni are invited to return to Bank Street to reconnect and network with one another. Join your reunion year friends as they celebrate class milestones while sharing your Bank Street Pride! Hearty hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine will be provided.

  • Health & Safety

    Bank Street Lobby treeHealth & Safety

    We are hopeful that we will be able to gather on campus for Alumni Weekend. Bank Street is following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect the health and safety of our community and beyond.

  • Come Back, Give Back

    Come Back, Give Back

    Alumni support for Bank Street demonstrates the value of a Bank Street education. Alumni Weekend provides an excellent opportunity to invest in Bank Street in a way that is personally meaningful to you. Your gift can be designated to your school, financial aid, or any initiative across the College. The collective support of our community truly makes a difference for our students!

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  • Update Your Information

    Graduate student on laptop in LibraryUpdate Your Information

    To receive news, event updates, and other announcements, we encourage you to update your profile so that we have your most recent contact information in our database. Please note, these changes will only be reflected in your profile with the Development & Alumni Relations Office. To update information on your official academic records, please contact the Registrar’s Office at or 212-875-4406.

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  • Hotel Information

    New York City skylineHotel Information

    The Office of Alumni Relations has arranged discounted rates at the following Manhattan hotels for alumni attending Bank Street Alumni Weekend 2022. The rates below are valid for hotel stays on June 3, 2022, and June 4, 2022, unless otherwise noted.

    Rooms in the hotel blocks are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Note that demand for hotel rooms in the city is high, and hotels are likely to sell out quickly, so consider booking early!

    New York Marriott Marquis
    1535 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4077
    Rate: $359/night
    To Campus: 3.7 miles
    Deadline: Friday, May 6, 2022
    Cancellation Policy: Cancellation without penalty is available up to 72 hours before scheduled arrival.
    Book rooms by calling 212-398-1900 and request the “Bank Street College Alumni Weekend Room Block” at the New York Marriott Marquis.

    Club Quarters, Grand Central
    128 E. 45th St.
    New York, NY 10017
    Rate: $229/night
    To Campus: 4.6 miles
    Deadline: Wednesday, May 4, 2022
    Cancellation Policy: Cancellation without penalty is available up to 72 hours before scheduled arrival.
    Book rooms by calling 203-905-2100 or via email at Individuals must identify themselves as being with the Bank Street College of Education group at the time the reservation is made to receive the special group rate.

  • Parking Information

    Parking Information

    GGMC The Lionsgate
    512 W. 112th St.

    SP + Parking
    511 W. 114th St.
    Open 24 hours

    MPG: Manhattan Parking 110
    543 W. 110th St.
    Open 24 hours