- After six years as executive director of the Maine Association for the Education of Young Children, Tara Williams, GSE ’10, has started a new position as associate director, early childhood at the Bipartisan Policy Center.
- Gretchen Vice, GSE ’01, will serve as the next principal of the Brackett Elementary School in Arlington.
- The Teton County School District announced Bennett Lieberman, GSE ’98, as the new Jackson Hole High School principal.
- Dr. Matthew Bolton, GSE ’05, has been appointed new assistant superintendent of curriculum in Westfield, New Jersey.
- After three decades with the New York Annual Conference, Reverend Dr. Denise Smartt, GSE ’94, will join the United Methodist Church’s General Commission on the Status and Role of Women (GCSRW) to serve as director of leadership development and accountability.
- The Wantagh School District has appointed Alison Hazut as its new director of elementary curriculum and instruction, effective July 1.
- No Way Home, a recent film exploring complicated issues of homelessness by independent filmmaker and documentarian Sonia G. Diaz, GSE ’04, was featured at The Center for Culture: Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc.‘s Annual Black History Month Film Festival as part of its theater and film initiative. Diaz was also a panelist on the post-screening discussion held at The Museum of the Moving Image.
- Tracy Larry, GSE ’15, was appointed Beginning and Lower School Assistant Head for Student and Family Support at Caitlin Gabel School.
- Jessica Charles, GSE ’21, has been awarded a fellowship to study the Prospect Archives at the University of Vermont this summer to better understand teacher observation and description as a professional discipline.
- Takiema Bunche-Smith GSE ’97, was selected as a finalist for the Zaentz Early Childhood Innovation Challenge for her Journey to Nia curriculum.
- Alvin Irby, GSE ’09, was awarded a SXSW Community Service Award, which honors amazing leaders who have developed unique and forward-thinking solutions to address the challenges of the specific community they serve.
- Dr. Asya Johnson, GSE ’12, has been selected as the New York City Chancellor’s Master Principal for the 2023-24 school year.
- Melina Gac Levin, GSE ’15, is the founder of Pueblo, a platform that supports and empowers multicultural families raising young children. Pueblo offers a suite of parenting classes led by experts in the field and are designed to build parental reflective functioning.
- On March 9, Rachel Payne, GSE ’95, will moderate a panel titled “The Ones They Come Back To: What Makes a Best Board Book?” at the inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Board Book Award Ceremony hosted by the Bank Street Center for Children’s Literature.
- Kathryn Lanouette, GSE ’06, was featured in an article by William & Mary School of Education for serving as a guest editor of the Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #48, “Learning Within Socio-Political Landscapes: (Re)imagining Children’s Geographies.”
- The OSG Transformational Leadership Conference on March 17-18 will feature Carolyne Quintana, GSE ’08, Deputy Chancellor of Teaching & Learning at the New York City Department of Education, as a keynote speaker as well as Dr. Asya Johnson, GSE ’12, Principal and Co-Founder of Equitable Educators, LLC as a presenter.
- Sarah Koffler, GSE ’13, is co-founder of GatherRound LLC, a consulting agency dedicated to transforming the future of early childhood education by partnering with schools and communities to create reflective and intentional environments and systems for children, families, and educators to thrive. Read More
- Shirley Wright, GSE ’75, was featured in an article by the Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation titled “Oral History: Shirley Wright and the Founding of the West Village Nursery School.”
- On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Alvin Irby, GSE ’09, appeared on a segment on The Today Show about his nonprofit organization Barbershop Books.
- Marcel Deans, GSE ’06, ’18, recently started a new position as the Deputy Chief of Educator Development at NYC Public Schools.
- The Chapin School welcomed Suzanne Fogarty, GSE ’99, as its new Head of School.
- Suki van Dijk, GSE ’93—also known as Susan van Dijk—has written her first book, a novel titled Two Truths and a Lie.
- Carrie Patch, GSE ’09, was featured in an interview with the Hudson City School District about her role as an associate principal at Montgomery C. Smith Elementary School.
- Liz Iverson, GSE ’11, has been appointed the new head of school of Ancona School, a pre-K through eighth grade school.
- Thomas Sullivan, GSE ’14, was appointed executive director of the Westchester Children’s Museum.
- Jenna Brodsky, GSE ’09, has been appointed assistant principal of the Nassau BOCES Preschool Program at Barry Tech.
- Glaura Paiva, GSE ’20, was married at the West Chop Club in Martha’s Vineyard.
- Lauren Jacobs, GSE ’17, graduated from One Spirit Interfaith Seminary and received her ordination as an Interspiritual Minister.
- Michelle Boyd, GSE ’20, was invited by the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute to participate in a panel discussion to reflect on lessons learned during the past two years.
- Suzanne de Vegh, GSE ’10, has been named as the new executive director of the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!
- Jenna Campbell, GSE ’08, has been hired as an assistant principal at Bull Run Elementary School in Fairfax County Public Schools in Northern Virginia after spending six years in the classroom and 10 years as a reading specialist.
Joan Goldstein, GSE ’67, is a professor of Sociology at The Lewis School of Princeton, a private school for students with learning disabilities. She has been the host and producer of “Back Story With Joan Goldstein” for 20 years, presenting conversations with thought leaders.
- Sarah Anderson, GSE ’03, was named CEO and superintendent of Blackstone Valley Prep.
- Dr. Ronald Gonzalez, GSE ’04, was named interim superintendent for the Elmsford Union Free School District.
- Kate Bitter, GSE ’09, is dean of the Lower Division at Stevenson School.
- Alisa Martin Leighton, GSE ’95, has earned her doctorate in education. Dr. Leighton was a Bank Street Minority Fellow from 1993-95 and worked in the School for Children. She is currently an adjunct professor at New Jersey City University and a therapist in early intervention. She also serves as a special needs consultant to various educational institutions.
- Lola Pyne, GSE ’09, was appointed chief operating officer of B&O Railroad Museum.
- Jane Richardson, GSE ’77, has a new book titled, Art As a Language for Autism: Building Effective Therapeutic Relationships with Children and Adolescents. Jane is an associate professor of art therapy at Lesley University and taught young children before becoming an art therapist and a play therapist.
- Lesley Koplow, GSE ’79 is the author of Emotionally Responsive Practice: A Path for Schools that Heal, which received an Honorable Mention by the 2022 Educators Book Award (pdf) Committee for the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.
- Sierra Van Ryck deGroot, GSE’17, was named Deputy Director of Museum Hue by its Board of Directors.
- Princess Francois, GSE ’15, ’20, recently started a new position as New York Executive Director at America Needs You!
- Jacob Dixon, GSE ’10, CEO of Choice for All and an adjunct faculty member at Bank Street Graduate School, now serves as the new center coordinator for the Long Island Regional Technical Assistance Center for Pre-K & Early Childhood Education. He was honored as a 2022 Nassau BOCES Education Partner for the collaborative’s work in expanding access, equity, and quality pre-K on Long Island.
- Nesta Marshall, GSE ’99, who leads Bank Street’s Math Leadership and Math for All programs, will participate in this year’s “STEM for ALL Video Showcase” with the video, “Math for All: Finding Out How Diverse Students Learn.”
Paquita Jarman-Smith, GSE ’05, will be a panelist in a discussion about critical race theory through the Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative on May 9, 2022.
- Bank Street alum Carly Abrahamson, GSE ’06, who was an elementary school teacher in the Bronx, was named to the “Boulder Valley 40 Under Forty” list for her work as a partner and general counsel for the Colorado Impact Fund.
- Bill Ayers, GSE ’84, wrote an op-ed titled “Right-Wing Book Censorship Is an Attack on the Minds of Children” in Truthout on April 1.
- New York City Mayor Eric Adams has appointed Vasthi Acosta, GSE ’81, as a member of the Panel for Educational Policy.
- Melanie Lewin, GSE ’99, was promoted to professional development facilitator at the School District of Philadelphia.
- Drew Patrick will serve as interim superintendent of the Scarsdale Public Schools for the 2022-23 school year.
- Nesta Marshall, GSE ’99, Supervised Fieldwork Advisor & Course Instructor, Bank Street Graduate School of Education, wrote a blog post titled “Mitigating Bias in Mathematics Instruction” published in the Math for All newsletter (March 2022 Edition).
- Valerie Wilson Wesley, GSE ’78, award-winning author of the Blackboard bestselling Tamara Hayle mystery series and the Odessa Jones mysteries, as well as adult fiction, children’s books, and paranormal romance, has written an article about crime fiction’s pioneering women of color.
- Francine Marchese, GSE ’91, was recently appointed as the new executive director at Bolton Hill Nursery.
Artist Laura Anne Walker, GSE ’86, will be one of five Fountain House Gallery artists represented at the 2022 Outsider Art Fair booth from March 3–6 in New York City. She is featured in this Fountain House Gallery Instagram video.
- The art of Paul Waters, GSE ’64, will be featured at the Eric Firestone Gallery in New York titled “Paul Waters: In the Beginning, Paintings from the 1960s and 70s.” The exhibition is until March 26, 2022. With this exhibition, the gallery announces the representation of artist Paul Waters (b. 1936, Philadephia).
- Carlos Velazquez, GSE ’16, a graduate of Bank Street’s Lead Community Based Program, was named as the new executive director of the Police Athletic League.
- Ben Garcia, GSE ’08, a Museum Education Program alum, was named the executive director of the new American LGBTQ+ Museum, aiming to open in 2024.
- Petra Thombs, GSE ’94, is the new minister for The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau (UUCCN) in New Jersey.
- Carolyne Quintana, GSE ’08, started a new position as Deputy Chancellor of Teaching and Learning Opportunities at the New York City Department of Education.
- Margaret Ryan, GSE ’01, Harlem Link Charter School Leader and Founder, wrote a blog about her school’s collaboration with an organization working on purposeful relocation of Afghan women and children with the help of Bank Street’s Emotionally Responsive Practice (ERP).
- Princess Francois, GSE ’15, ’20, and Andy Estevez were married at the Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on September 5.
- Amy Rosenfeld-Kass, GSE ’97, authored a new children’s book, Daniel and Max Play Together: Part of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, and was featured in Imagine the World as One, a short film series exploring the intersection of disability and prayer in the Jewish community.
- Priscilla Hernandez, GSE ’15, authored a post in a PBS nature blog about developing identity through work in zoos.
- Jeff Nichols, GSE ’03, has been appointed as the new executive director of The National Civil War Museum.
- Jessica Ross, GSE ’83, is the new associate principal at Medina High School in Ohio.
- Sarah Altman Bumsted McSorley, GSE ’03, has been appointed to the Ellis School Board of Trustees in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Ai-Huei Chang-Lau, GSE ’19, joined the John F. Kennedy School in the Great Neck school district in Long Island, New York as their new assistant principal.
Rebecca Warchut, GSE ’08, is one of five authors competing for a publishing contract through the When Words Count Writing Retreat. Her debut novel is Catastrophe Theory.
- Takiema Bunche Smith, GSE ’97, Executive Director, Bank Street Center on Culture, Race & Equity, discussed the origin of critical race theory on Good Morning America.
- Laura Anne Walker, GSE ’86, will have an art piece in an exhibit at Fountain House Gallery from July 29–August 25.
- Tom Brunzell, GSE ’07, Director of Education at Berry Street Australia and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education, has written a new book titled Creating Trauma-Informed Strengths-Based Classrooms.
- Samantha Grab, GSE ’10, is Head of School of The Village School, a new pre-K–5 elementary school opening in Fall 2021 in South Orange, New Jersey.
- Effective July 29, Kathleen Bailer, GSE ’92, will join the Somerville Public Schools (SPS) district as Director of Early Education.
- Cris Scorza, GSE ’08, was appointed the Helena Rubinstein Chair of Education at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
- Priscilla Zárate, GSE ’04, was appointed director of English as a New Language (ENL) for The Port Washington Union Free School District.
- Robert Selman, who served as the first scholar-in-residence at Bank Street College, retired from his role as a professor at Harvard University after 50 years. The notable psychologist’s work in child development influenced generations.
- Robie H. Harris, GSE ’70, former Bank Street School for Children teacher, was selected as the recipient of the Freedom to Read Foundation 2021 Role of Honor Award (pdf).
Kimberly Cisneros-Gill, GSE, ’10, was appointed director of education at Wave Hill.
- Ossining Union Free School District announced that Nicole Mangiere, GSE ’11, will be the new principal of Roosevelt School.
- Soh Young Lee-Segredo, GSE ’97, was appointed as advisor for the artist commissioners for the Artistic Commissioning Program 2010-20. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the two artists representing Flushing successfully premiered their program virtually and each received a $10,000 grant.
- Joan Goldstein, GSE ’67, has been hosting and producing TV shows on social, economic, and political stories for more than 15 years. A recent episode on her Princeton TV30 show, “Back Story with Joan Goldstein,” features a conversation with a student and her college advisor about their project to produce films on Black heroes from WWI and WWII who went on to forge the Civil Rights movement. Watch the episode
- Jamie Gans, GSE ’12, turned her early childhood education training into a business, Busy Box 4 Kids, to help young children build skills through arts and crafts projects.
- Maxine Roberts, GSE ’06, has been named as the new director at Strong Start to Finish.
- Connie Biewald, GSE ’80, has authored a new book, Truth Like Oil.
Juan Rodriguez, GSE ’16, recently became the Director of the Clearwater Nature Center.
Tara Greaney, GSE ’14, Head of School at Morningside Montessori School, has released her first book titled, Montessori at Home: A Practical Guide for Parents.
- Diana Blank, GSE ’15, will begin serving as the principal of Briarcliff High School, effective July 1, 2021. She holds an EdM in administration and supervision from Bank Street’s Future School Leaders Academy.
Tara Kirton, GSE ’15, Graduate School faculty member, was interviewed about the impact of COVID-19 on recent graduates entering the job market to work in the education field.
- Steven Mercado, GSE ’18, will join the Ravenscroft School as the Assistant Head of School for Lower School in July 2021.
- Joanie Dean, GSE ’15, has been named as the next principal of the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School effective July 1, 2021.
- Arlene “Cookie” Mellitz, GSE ’04, will conclude her 33-yearlong Bank Street career to begin her sabbatical on February 1 and retirement on June 30. Cookie taught physical education, coached numerous sports, and choreographed and directed the School for Children’s 13/14s play. Additionally, she developed and directed the Bank Street Summer Camp.
- Miriam Sicherman, GSE ’00, third- and fourth-grade teacher at Children’s Workshop School (PS 361M), was featured in the Museum of the City of New York’s “New York Responds” exhibit.
- Joan Goldstein, GSE ’67, host and producer of Princeton TV’s “Back Story with Joan Goldstein” for more than 15 years, discusses COVID-19 and vaccinations on her latest episodes titled, “What is a Virus?” and “What Do We Know About Vaccinations?”
- Mark Mihopulos, GSE ’08, designed and established a successful supportive and educational program for LGBT-headed families, including programs for current parents, prospective parents, and the children of LGBT parents at the LGBT community center for Queens and Long Island. He has led the transition to the development and facilitation of the LGBT Network’s Virtual Center.
- Meg Formica, GSE ’92, developed online virtual professional learning to support early childhood professionals’ lunchtime seminars on Trauma and Young Children (Fall 2020) and Equity in ECE (Winter 2021). She has also developed training offered statewide focused on curriculum, is presenting a Powerful Interactions session at the CTAEYC February 2021 conference, and is organizing the Equity in Early Childhood Education LEARN at Lunch series on February 26.
- Jon Luongo, GSE ’05, Child Life Specialist, Maimonides Infant & Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn, was featured by the Association of Child Life Professionals in its Child Life in Action series, which highlights stories of Certified Child Life Specialists in various work settings.
- The New England Museum Association (NEMA) has awarded Corinne Flax, GSE ’08, Manager of School and Community Partnerships, Bruce Museum, a 2020 NEMA Excellence Award for her extraordinary effort and commitment to the New England museum community.
- Jersey City Free Public Library has appointed Hannah Batren, GSE ’18, as the program coordinator for special events.
- Eleanor Traubman, GSE ’95, received the Brooklyn COVID-19 Heroes Award from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for writing “My Local Heroes,” a Facebook project featuring interviews with Brooklynites who are serving their community through activism, the arts, and entrepreneurship.
- Amy Rosenfeld, GSE ’97, created a book through storyjumper.com titled Feelings, Masks, School and Superheroes: Returning to School During COVID-19 to help young children returning to school during the pandemic.
- Former faculty member Nina Jaffe, GSE ’82 authored a book titled The Golden Flower: A Taìno Myth from Puerto Rico (illustrated by Enrique O. Sánchez), which was featured in a recent New York Times article on books for children related to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
- Kesina Gray-Graham, GSE ’20, hosted a Black Woman Safe space via Zoom for the staff at Harlem Link Charter School, which was co-founded by, Margaret Ryan, GSE ’01. The virtual space was created in honor and memory of Breonna Taylor and as part of the work of the Diversity Social Justice Committee at Harlem Link.
- The Board of Trustees of Nutley Family Service Bureau welcomed Katherine Carmichael as its new Executive Director.
- Diana Gomez, GSE ’98, was the curriculum writer for the Tenement Museum’s Immigration and Migration curriculum unit completed in Fall 2020, just in time to be used by teachers teaching remotely.
- Mary Hillman, GSE ’17, authored a children’s book titled But How Will I Say Hello? to support young students as they return to school this fall with new routines around physical distancing. Mary launched a Kickstarter campaign for the project to help fund the printing and fulfillment expenses.
- Marissa Thornton-Samih, GSE ’12, has received the high honor of being recognized as a 2020 Big Apple Teaching Fellow from the New York City Department of Education. Marissa is the first person to ever receive this honor from District 23 in Brooklyn.
- Tashon McKeithan, GSE ’99, has been named as the new executive director of The Child Educational Center.
- Naomi Danis, GSE ’74, published a picture book, My Best Friend, Sometimes, (Pow Kids Books, 2020) illustrated by Cinta Arribas, who also illustrated Danis’s 2018 book, I Hate Everyone.
- Natalie Bernstein, GSE ’91, has taught young children ages 2-5 for more than 30 years.
- Claire Schloss, GSE ’94, is a dedicated itinerant teacher (SEIT and SEITS/ABA) who provides services to her students while using Telehealth.
- Jacquelyn Florsheim, GSE ’83, retired kindergarten teacher and diversity coordinator from Packer Collegiate Institute, recently published “White Anti-racist Heroes” work with Brooklyn For Peace
- Rebecca Camera, GSE ’02, will pursue teacher coaching as a math specialist on Long Island after 17 years in the classroom.
- Christina Ruiz, GSE ’13, who previously worked as a museum educator and director as well as a Montessori School teacher, now works as a Webinar Coordinator for WePassed.com and is expecting her first child.
- Leah Golubchick, GSE ’16, co-founded Emergent Horizons, a nonprofit that builds alliances with global refugees and provides direct aid for individuals creating change in their communities.
- BSCAA Vice President Margaret Ryan Evangelista, GSE ’01, of Harlem Link Charter School, has raised over $25,000 to provide laptops for Harlem Link students who share devices for virtual learning with siblings at home.
- Farid Johnson, GSE ’10, has been appointed as the next principal of Siwanoy School, part of Pelham Public Schools.
- Kisha Brown, GSE ’92, has worked for 12 years at Lakelands Park Middle School in Maryland and co-sponsors an extracurricular course entitled: Girls Who STEM.
- Dan Forstner, GSE ’91, and his students were featured in a Washington Post article titled, “For locked-down high-schoolers, reading ‘The Plague’ is daunting, and then comforting.“
Tracy Birkhahn, GSE ’99, is Director of Learning Resources at the 92nd Street Y Nursery School.
- Amina Alquhaar, GSE ’83, has retired.
- The Association of Child Life Professionals featured Hilary Woodward, GSE ’11, in an interview about her work as an emergency room child life specialist in New York City during COVID-19.
- Ben Tupper, GSE ’18, Music Director and Pre-K teacher at Little Missionary’s Day Nursery in New York City, has created Music with Ben at Home, a free singalong series on YouTube that is perfect for children ages 3-5 in our days of social distancing.
- Stephanie Ehrlich, GSE ’91, has been named the first executive director of the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance.
- Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, GSE ’06, has been named the new president and CEO of The Miami Foundation.
- Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum, GSE ’91, has published Boats Will Float (Sleeping Bear Press) about the types of watercraft navigating different bodies of water.
- The Early Learning Center has named Kelly Bird, GSE ’99, as its next director.
- Aléwa Cooper, GSE ’01, was appointed as The Foote School’s next Head of School.
- Meghan Fitzgerald, GSE ’06, celebrates reaching over 200,000 kids through Tinkergarten, an organization that offers classes for children and adults who learn together through well-designed, outdoor play-based activities.
- Mario R. Rossero, GSE ’04, was appointed as the new Executive Director of the National Art Education Association.
- Stephanie Kandel, GSE ’02, was named Teacher of the Year 2020 at Moss School in Metuchen, NJ. She teaches Kindergarten.
- Jon Luongo, GSE ’05, Child Life Specialist, Maimonides Infant & Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn, was featured by the Association of Child Life Professionals in its Child Life in Action series, which highlights stories of Certified Child Life Specialists in various work settings.
Allison Klein, GSE ’15, founder of Rose & Rex, was named to the Forbes 2020 30 Under 30 list.
- Maimuna Mohammed, GSE ’19, Equity Specialist, Center on Culture, Race & Equity, led a workshop at All Our Kin’s 14th annual Family Child Care Conference, “D is for Development: How Our Work Helps Children Grow.”
- Sara Badler, GSE ’94, has been named Chief Compliance Officer at New York Life.
- The Springfield Museum of Art has named Jessimi Jones, GSE ’12, as its new executive director.
- Davida Hirsch, GSE ’71, passed away at the age of 92 on December 9, 2019.
- Susan Kleinsinger, GSE ’72, is proud to have sold her first painting.
- Dana Keiser, GSE ’04, received her PhD at the Child Development Erikson Institute.
- Stephanie Mercurio-Doran, GSE ’03, is an EdD candidate at the University of Florida in Curriculum/Instruction.
- Princess Francois, GSE ’15, was presented with a Milken Educator Award by the Milken Family Foundation.
Jack Etter, GSE ’13, was named the new superintendent (pdf) at Gilboa-Conesville Central School.
- Lauren Kibbe, GSE ’15, has joined Friends Select as a lower school assistant teacher.
- Stacy Fowle, GSE ’97, has been named Westport’s Teacher of the Year for 2020.
- Ann Fortescue, GSE ’89, is the new executive director of the International Museum of Art and Science in McAllen, TX.
- Lauren Haggerty, GSE ’11, has joined New Canaan Schools as a Preschool Long Term Substitute.
- Tim Jones, GSE ’13, has joined Germantown Friends School as a 4th grade lead teacher.
- Alice Messinger, GSE ’94, is teaching a Linoleum Block Printing class in September at the Boulder Jewish Community Center in Colorado.
- Francesca Shin Davia, GSE ’14, has joined Rye Country Day School as a Kindergarten Lead Teacher.
- Jeffrey Nichols, GSE ’03, was selected as the new Executive Director at Georgetown Heritage.
- William Horning, GSE ’80, known for his geometric paintings and collages, will have his work featured at the Creative 360 Exhibit.
- Miriam (Cohen) Glickman, GSE ’69, authored “Teaching the Movement,” a paper on a social studies curriculum that she wrote as a graduate student at Bank Street College in 1967.
- Stacie E. Brennan, GSE ’12, joined Lehigh University Art Galleries as the inaugural curator of education.
- Alisa Martin, GSE ’95, has started her doctoral studies in the Educational Technology Leadership Program at New Jersey City University (NJCU). Alisa works as a therapist in Early Intervention in the Hudson County region in New Jersey. She is also as an Educational Specialist in New York City.
- The White Plains School District appointed Jessica Torres, GSE ’07, as new school principal.
- The Westport Country Playhouse elected Paige S. Couture, GSE ’07, to its Board of Trustees.
- IMAS names Ann Fortescue, GSE ’89, as its new President and CEO of the museum
- Jennifer Shouffler, GSE ’00, is hired as a new Superintendent for the Tewksbury K-8 school district
- Aliza (Riemer) Strassman, GSE ’11, received the 2019 Northern New Jersey Grinspoon Award in Jewish Education
- Dr. Heidi Paisner-Roffman, GSE ’00, became the new principal of Wellington Elementary in Belmont, Massachussetts
- Stony Brook University appointed Nicole Rossol, GSE ’05, as Chief Patient Experience Officer
- Andrew Goldin, GSE ’06, was named Executive Director of TLP Education
- Emily Overlock Curry, GSE ’08, is a new board member for Greenwich Land Trust
- Araina Jewell, GSE ’01, has been appointed Academy at the Lakes’ Lower Division Director
- Nicole Mangiere, GSE ’10, is the new Assistant Principal of Seven Bridges Middle School in the Chappaqua Central School District
- Edward Hopper House named Janine B. Napierkowski, GSE ‘17, as its new Director of Operations
- Preschool Advantage welcomed Bernardsville resident Lauren G. Diemar, GSE ‘17, to its Board of Directors
- Kindergarten teacher Jeffrey Dacales, GSE ’93, was recognized for his hard work by the University of Vermont
- Rochester’s Museum & Science Center named Hillary Olson, GSE ’07, an Ogden native, as its new president
- New Canaan Country School in Connecticut welcomed Andrew Bevan, GSE ’14, as a grade 5 teacher in the Middle School.
- The American Campus Communities appointed Mary C. Egan, GSE ’94, to its Board of Directors
- The Worchester Art Museum (WAM) appointed Marnie P. Weir, GSE ’05, as its new Director of Education and Experience
- Alex Levine, GSE ’09, is the new principal of a k-8 school in Garrison, New York
- The Library of Congress has selected Shari Rosenstein Werb, GSE 00, as its Director of the Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement.
- Alice Miller, GSE ’65, will retire from her role as a Shaftsbury, Vermont representative after her 11th house term
- Hoboken Charter School named Joanna Weintraub, GSE ’98, as its new principal
- The Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts named Dawn E. Salerno, GSE ’05, as its executive director
- At its January meeting, the Eastern Property Owners’ Association (EPOA) introduced Michael Cassaro, GSE ’13, as the East’s candidate for the position of School Board Trustee, who will serve a three-year term on the Board of Education beginning in July 2018.
- Moorestown Friends School in Moorestown, New Jersey named Jenel Giles, GSE ’07, as its new Lower School Director