Dr. Anael Alston, Assistant Commissioner at NYSED, addresses the nearly 200 New York State MBK Fellows, assuring them that they are well-equipped to endure the COVID-19 health crisis and to emerge from this challenge even stronger.
On June 10, 2020, NYSMBK held a virtual summit entitled "MBK Teacher Opportunity Corps II - All Eyes on Equity During COVID-19." The event featured a keynote from distinguished professor and author Dr. Pedro Noguera.
In the second half of the summit, Teacher Opportunity Corp students (pre-service teachers) shared their insights and thoughts on Dr. Noguera's keynote, engaged in a question and answer session with him, and shared how their TOC II experience has shaped and prepared them to meet the needs of all...
In this video, Dr. Don-Lee Applyrs, Regent Lester Young, NYS Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa, and NYS Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia welcome attendees to the Symposium.
The MBK Fellows Student Panel titled, "Lessons Learned, Lessons Applied," was moderated by Dr. Alfonso Wyatt. MBK Fellows expressed how the program has influenced them and answered questions from the audience.
My Brother's Keeper (MBK) students, school administrators, Chancellor Rosa, Vice Chancellor Brown, Regent Young, and Commissioner Elia talk about the positive impact of the New York State MBK initiative.