Meet Daniel Wallace – Lincoln Center Education

June 30, 2015

Daniel Wallace is Program Manager of Educational and Community Partnerships at Lincoln Center Education (LCE), whose mission is to enrich the lives of students, educators, and lifelong learners by providing opportunities for engagement with the arts onstage, in the classroom, digitally, and in the community. LCE programs and initiatives reach hundreds of thousands of students, […]

WNET Education Supports Preschoolers in Pakistan

June 11, 2015

This spring, WNET collaborated with a Dowling College graduate student to bring educational media to a rural Pakistani school. WNET Education’s Stephanie Gebhardt-Murray and Samantha Goldhagen worked with graduate student Hamid Ikram at Long Island’s Dowling College who, for his doctoral studies, is exploring how media can help preschoolers in Pakistan learn math and English. […]

WLIW Wins Big at Press Club of Long Island’s 2015 Media Awards

June 8, 2015

WLIW Local Productions won big on June 4, 2015 at the Press Club of Long Island’s 2015 Media Awards, which recognizes outstanding work in print, broadcast and online journalism.  WLIW took home 7 awards on the night, with outstanding reporting coverage ranging from education, arts, and business. In addition, WLIW Announcer Susan Murphy was inducted […]

Meet Kathryn Potts – Whitney Museum of American Art

June 3, 2015

Kathryn Potts, Associate Director and Helena Rubinstein Chair of Education is responsible for directing all aspects of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s education programming for adults, school, youth, family and access audiences. On May 1, 2015 the Whitney Museum opened the doors of its new location in New York City’s downtown Meatpacking District. We […]

Oh Noah! Invited to the 2015 National Latino Family Expo

May 5, 2015

WNET Education will be visiting Kansas City, Missouri in July for the 2015 National Latino Family Expo hosted by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. WNET will be bringing bilingual activities and resources for parents and children created for the PBS KIDS […]

Congrats to our Local 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators!

April 27, 2015

The 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program rewards 100 tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms to promote student engagement and achievement. Congratulations to our local innovators representing New York and New Jersey! WNET Jillian Cafarchio is a middle […]

Meet Deborah Bial – The Posse Foundation

April 27, 2015

Deborah Bial is the President and Founder of The Posse Foundation, an organization that identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. The Foundation extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams—Posses—of […]

Meet Joe Blatt – Harvard Graduate School of Education

April 8, 2015

Joseph Blatt, Senior Lecturer on Education and Faculty Director of the Technology, Innovation, and Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior.  His courses over the years have helped guide many grad students on their paths to better understanding […]

WNET Education at NYC Pre-K Enrollment Community Fair

April 2, 2015

This past weekend, members of WNET Education attended a Pre-K Enrollment Community Fair held at PS 30 Hernandez/Hughes in East Harlem to share details about WNET’s free early education programs, activities, and media resources. The event was one of five community fairs held concurrently throughout all five boroughs of New York City. WNET Education provided […]

Meet Linnette Attai – Founder of PlayWell LLC

March 4, 2015

Linnette Attai is the founder of PlayWell LLC, a consulting firm that helps guide clients through compliance concerns related to product development, marketing, and media intended for young consumers.  We picked Linnette’s brain in early 2015 on the common issues of privacy, safety, and responsibility affecting today’s children and teens – and what parents and […]

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