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Graduate School Commencement Speaker Claribel Riss: Going the Distance

June 07, 2016

New York, N.Y. – For several years, Claribel Riss, a resident of East Stroudsburg, PA, has traveled at least 75 miles to her job as a teacher at a Bronx middle school, and to Touro College Graduate School of Education (GSE) in New York City, where she earned her second master’s degree this year in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).   

Third Year In a Row: Touro College Ranked #1 in NYS for Awarding Most Graduate Education Degrees to Minorities

December 10, 2015

New York, NYFor the third year in a row, Touro College Graduate School of Education awarded more Master of Education degrees to minority students than any other college or university in New York State, according to the magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Touro College to Honor Black History Month with Civil and Voting Rights Symposium

February 11, 2015

NEW YORK, NY – As the national discourse over civil and voting rights reaches a critical stage, Touro College will convene a symposium that highlights the progress and ongoing challenges of the movement and offers solutions for the future.

Touro College Ranked #1 in N.Y. State Second Year In A Row For Awarding Most Graduate Education Degrees to Minorities

November 07, 2014

For the second year in a row, Touro College Graduate School of Education awarded more master’s degrees to minority students than any other college or university in New York State, according to the magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Osnat Zaken Joins Editorial Board at Journal of Education Finance

September 30, 2014

Touro College in New York City is pleased to announce that Dr. Osnat Zaken, associate professor at Touro’s Graduate School of Education, has recently been appointed to the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Education Finance (JEF), a leading resource in the study of public school funding.

Spring Lake Resident Named Interim Dean at Touro’s Graduate School of Education

September 15, 2014

New York, NY--Dr. Arnold Spinner of Spring Lake, New Jersey, was named Interim Dean of the Touro College Graduate School of Education. Dr. Spinner served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Touro’s Graduate School of Education since 2010 and was previously Associate Dean of Research and Administration at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education for more than forty years. 

Touro College Adds New Master’s Degree to Increase Science Teaching

July 31, 2014

New York, N.Y. – In partnership with New York Medical College (NYMC), Touro College’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) will be offering a new Master of Science in Biology Education starting in fall 2014.

Dr. Brenda Strassfeld Appointed to Editorial Board of International Journal of Technology in Mathematics

July 29, 2014

New York, N.Y. - Touro College’s Graduate School of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Brenda Strassfeld, chair of the GSE’s Mathematics Education Program, has been appointed to the editorial board of the International Journal of Technology in Mathematics Education. 

Professor Stephen Levy Receives Education Award

July 22, 2014

Award recipient Dr. Stephen Levy (left), a professor at the Touro College Graduate School of Education (GSE), and Touro College President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish were guests at the 12th Annual Outstanding Educators-of-the-Year Awards held recently at the Harvard Club in Manhattan. Dr. Levy was one of 12 Outstanding Administrator honorees. An award-winning educator and published author for over 45 years, Dr. Levy has been deputy chair/director of Graduate Studies for the GSE Forest Hills site, a principal with the New York City Department of Education and is active in several advanced educational initiatives, including the Children’s Scholarship Fund and the National Teacher’s Advisory Board. He served as president of Phi Delta Kappa at Columbia University Teachers College and was a liaison to the New York City Task Force for Quality Inclusive Schooling. He has been with Touro College since 2006.  

Touro College Graduate School of Education Awarded Seven Year Accreditation

December 06, 2013

New York, N.Y. – Touro College President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish today announced that the programs in Teacher Education and School Leadership at the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at Touro College have been awarded full accreditation for seven years by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is one of two agencies that merged earlier this year to create a new agency that will be the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States.