TC’s sixth annual signature homecoming event, will bring together alumni, students, faculty, staff, admitted students and guests for a day of learning and celebration on TC's campus.
Connect with the TC Community
on April 12,
where NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña will deliver the Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy. Her speech "The First 100 Days" will be her first major policy address.
Academic Festival offers an illuminating day of programming that features sessions for every interest and for students of all ages. From technology to psychology, nutrition to education and from the sciences to the arts - we have a session or a speaker for you and your guests. TC is teaching for the world of the future, and it is in good hands.
The future begins here at Teachers College.
Explore the Agenda and find the perfect breakout session for you!
Schedule of Events*
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Academic Festival Registration & Check-in, Zankel Building – Main Hall
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Cowin Center
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Private Pre-Lecture Breakfast Reception, Cowin Center
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Academic Festival Opening Ceremony with Award Recognition & Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture on Education and Policy
featuring Chancellor Carmen Fariña
*dependent on ticket purchase
Maximize Your Academic Festival Experience
TC Gear Pop-Up Shop
Photobooth & Instagram Spots
Academic Computing Resources
Learn more about the Alumni Council
Columbia Bookstore with TC Press
Graduation Attire Donation Table
The Museum of the City of New York will be providing Free Admission on Saturday to anyone with an Academic Festival Nametag.
Where the Future Comes First