Education Update Publisher To Receive TC President’s Award of High Distinction
Teachers College President Susan Fuhrman will be awarding Education Update’s publisher Dr. Pola Rosen, the Teachers College President’s Award of High Distinction at the Academic Festival in April 2012.
President Fuhrman cites that Dr. Rosen has “raised the level of informed interest in New York about public education, independent education, and services for children with special needs. Education Update has become the ‘paper of record’ for the education community in New York and reaches every corner of the education sector.”
President Fuhrman adds that Education Update has “embraced technology and evolved into a publication of the times, connecting with readers not only on the web but through social media as well.” The President continues that the award is “based on your achievements and tireless support in the sharing of information in the name of education.”
Academic Festival will feature keynote speaker Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, who will be presented with the Teachers College Medal of Distinguished Service. Additionally, TC Alumnus Matthew Pittinsky (Ph.D. ’08) CEO of Parchment and founder of Blackboard, Inc. will be honored with the Teachers College President’s Medal of Excellence.
Commissoner of Education Dr. John King will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award. #