Academic Festival 2014


 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
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.         Morning Break
11:15 – 12:15 p.m.         Concurrent Sessions I
12:15 – 2:15 p.m.           Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon, Grace Dodge Dining Hall
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.             Plenary Session, Faculty Showcase, Joyce B. Cowin Auditorium
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.             Afternoon Break
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.             Concurrent Sessions II
4:30 – 4:45 p.m.             Afternoon Break
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.             Concurrent Sessions III
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.             Closing Networking Reception, Zankel Building – Main Hall

*dependent on ticket purchase

Maximize Your Academic Festival Experience
Alumni Networking
TC Gear Pop-Up Shop
Photobooth & Instagram Spots
Academic Computing Resources
Learn more about the Alumni Council
Columbia Bookstore with TC Press
Macy Gallery
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

  • When

  • Saturday, April 12, 2014
    8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    Eastern Time Zone

  • Where

  • Teachers College
    525 W. 120th Street
    New York, New York 10027

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