Phi Delta Kappa, Columbia University Chapter, Educators of the Year 2007
Dr. Steven Levy, President of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK), Columbia University Chapter, presided over a gala event at the Faculty House celebrating the achievements of Dr. Anthony Polemeni of Touro College as well as Poul Jensen, President and CEO of Graham Windham.
Anthony Polemeni, Ph.D. is the Vice- President and Dean of Education at Touro College who has expanded affordable quality graduate education, growing the enrollment of Touro College from several hundred to over 7000 students.
The Child Advocate of the Year 2007, Poul Jensen has been the President and CEO, Graham Windham, President, Board of Education in the Greenburgh Graham School District for over 10 years.
Graham Windham founded in 1806 by Isabella Graham and Elizabeth Hamilton, widow of Alexander Hamilton, is the nation’s oldest non-sectarian child care agency. This premier social service agency, provides a wide range of family foster care and adoption services, center and family-based early childhood programs, a variety of family and community support services and a campus-based residential school and treatment center for troubled children and adolescents. Graham Windham employs over 500 full time and part-time staff and is accredited by the Council in Accreditation and the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs.#