“American Graduate Day 2015” Celebrated Over Four Million Champions Committed to Keeping Kids in School

October 13, 2015

American Graduate Day 2015 celebrated more than 4.1 million American Graduate Champions across the country who are working in the 52 partner organizations featured and focused on helping youth stay on track to high school graduation. The broadcast reached 84% of US households and generated over 139 million Twitter impressions of the #AmGrad hashtag. “It […]

MISSION US Workshop on Ellis Island

September 22, 2015

Join WNET Education, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, and the National Park Service on October 24, 2015 for a full-day, free workshop on immigration at Ellis Island! Learn more about WNET’s award-winning MISSION US “City of Immigrants” game and best practices for using primary sources with your students. You will also get to tour […]

NASDAQ Closing Bell Event Celebrates AGD 2015

September 11, 2015

On Friday, August 28th, representatives from WNET, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and St. Louis PBS station the Nine Network rang the closing bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the fourth annual American Graduate Day which will take place on October 3rd. In honor of the occasion, Neal Shapiro, President […]

American Graduate Day Returns on October 3, 2015!

September 10, 2015

According to the 2015 Building a Grad Nation* report, the national high school graduation rate has hit a record high at 81.4 percent – on track to achieve 90 percent by 2020. But while the overall news is encouraging, there is still significant work to be done, particularly for students of color, students from low-income […]

Meet Courtney Boddie – The New Victory Theater

September 9, 2015

Courtney Boddie is the Director of Education/School Engagement at The New Victory Theater, whose programs connect the artists to the audience and all of us to the performing arts. The New Victory Theater Education programs strive to be accessible; inviting students, teachers, kids, families and communities of New York City and beyond to play, learn […]

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 […]

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