New York, NY

Partnering with NYC DOE District 16 and Teachers College Faculty to Support Schools and School Systems in New York City

Upcoming UELC Events

New York City

Strategic Learning and Planning Leadership Institute


College and Career Readiness through an Equity Lens


Session 3 - December 8, 2017


District 16, Brooklyn, NY



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2017-09-19T18:24:19+00:00
Strategic Learning and Planning Leadership Institute College and Career Readiness through an Equity Lens Session 3 - December 8, 2017 District 16, Brooklyn, NY Y

Mindfulness Leadership Retreat


January 12-13, 2018


New York City 


Registration Open

2017-09-14T19:56:11+00:00
Mindfulness Leadership Retreat January 12-13, 2018 New York City  Registration Open

Strategic Agility in Practice Workshop


April 2018


New York City 

2017-09-19T18:10:05+00:00
Strategic Agility in Practice Workshop April 2018 New York City 

2017 Highlights

District 16 UELC Fellowship

During the 2016-2017 school year, the D16 UELC Fellowship Pilot provided a yearlong intensive principal cohort professional learning program in support of developing urban education leadership capacity across District 16 through a cohort model of comprehensive and deep professional learning programming for sitting building leaders.

 

UELC District 16 Leadership Collaborative

UELC District 16 Leadership Collaborative

A Unique Collaboration Hosted at Teachers College Columbia University, NYC DOE Community School District 16 in Bedford-Stuyvesant and the Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC) are collaborating on a unique year of professional learning for principals in the...

District 16 Leadership

Rahesha Amon – Harrison

Elementary and Middle School Superintendent

Community School District 16

Mrs. Rahesha Amon-Harrison has been in education for the past 23 years working as a teacher, (recognized by the United Federation of Teachers as a new teacher with a bright future in the New York City Department of Education, and featured in their November 1995 issue), Coach, Director, Assistant Principal founding Principal of Frederick Douglass Academy III and most recently the Principal Leadership Facilitator of district 16. Under her tenure as founding Principal, US News and World Report selected FDA III as one of America’s Best High Schools in both the January 2010 and January 2014 issues. The Association of Black Educators of New York honored Mrs. Amon-Harrison as the “Educator of the Year” in 2013, and The New York Daily News nominated Mrs. Amon-Harrison as a “Hometown Hero” in July 2014.

Mrs. Amon-Harrison holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Fordham University and a Bachelors of Arts Degree from North Carolina Central University. She participated in the Harvard University Principal’s Institute and the Teachers College, Columbia University’s Cahn Fellowship program. In March 2013, Mrs. Amon-Harrison participated in the prestigious Center for Creative Leadership’s managing highly effective teams module.

Mrs. Amon-Harrison was appointed to the Board of Directors of Supportive Children Advocacy Network (SCAN NY), the largest community-based organization providing services to the New York City Housing Authority in 2014. In 2015 she served as a New York Ed Voice Fellow, and as a result was selected to represent New York State at a meeting of policymakers in Annapolis, Maryland. This pat June Mrs. Amon – Harrison was selected to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival as a 2016 Aspen Scholar. Aspen Ideas Festival Scholars, are a diverse group of 300 leaders from all over the United States and 30 different countries selected for their work, accomplishments, and ability to transform ideas into action.

Mrs. Amon-Harrison believes that all children – regardless of their “zip code” deserve an education that is progressive while culturally responsive. New York City is the center of the universe and therefore our schools must be reflective of that prestigious title.

Yolanda Martin

Yolanda Martin

Principal Leadership Facilitator

Community School District 16

Carlos Bermudez

Carlos Bermudez

Teacher Development and Evaluation Coach, Special Programs and Projects

Community School District 16

Antonio Arocho

Antonio Arocho

Director of School Renewal

Community School District 16

Antonio Arocho Bio

LaKethia White

LaKethia White

Teacher Team Leader

Community School District 16

District 16 Principals

Participating Teachers College Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Consultants

 

Dr. Sarah E. Benis Scheier-Dolberg

Dr. Sarah E. Benis Scheier-Dolberg

Associate Director

Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC)

Teachers College Columbia University ’14

Dr. Marcelle Mentor

Dr. Marcelle Mentor

Lead Professional Development Advisor

Center for the Professional Education of Teachers (CPET)

Teachers College Columbia University ’16

 

Phillip A. Smith

Phillip A. Smith

UELC Expert Facilitator

Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC)

 

Maria Akinyele

Maria Akinyele

UELC Expert Facilitator

Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC)

 

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