Adelaide L. Sanford Institute

RECORD OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

RECORD OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Here's just a small sampling of what we have achieved over the years.

  • 2006-2007
    Opening Reception— Sept. 28, 2006-Janes Methodist Church
    Saturday Seminar Series forEducators: Medgar Evers College, CUNY, Brooklyn, New York (six sessions) 
    Oct. 21, 2006: The Development of Non cognitive Variables & Their Relationship to Academic Success
    Oct. 28, 2006: Understanding Adolescence and the Added Dimension of a Race Impacted Developmental Experience Nov. 4, 2006: Adult Attitudes and Beliefs and Their Influence on Student Motivation, Learning, and Academic Success
    Nov.16, 2006: College Information Night Benjamin Banneker Academy High School Dec. 2, 2006: Making Cultural Connections with Historical Reflections for Elementary School Students
    Dec. 9, 2006: Making Cultural Connections with Historical Reflections for High School Students
    Mar.1, 2007: First Annual Elementary and Middle School Oratory Contest, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
    May 12, 2007: Creating a Successful Regents Algebra Program
  • 2007-2008
    First Annual Conference: Creating a Culture of Success for Students of African Ancestry – Sept. 22, 2007-Medgar Evers College, CUNY, 400 attendees
    Lecture and Panel Discussion: Breaking the Prison Pipeline, Part I – Oct. 29, 2007 – Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
    College Information Night-Nov.13, 2007 – Benjamin Banneker High School
    Public Forum; Revisiting NCLB Legislation and Mayoral Control—Nov. 29, 2007-Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
    Recognition Ceremony for Schools in Central Brooklyn Robotics Initiative – Feb. 9, 2008 – Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
    Lecture and Panel Discussion: Breaking the Prison Pipeline, Part II – Feb. 21, 2008 – Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
    Second Annual Elementary and Middle School Oratory Contest – Mar. 29, 2008Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
  • 2008-2009
    Second Annual Conference: Creating a Culture of Success for Students of African Ancestry – Sept. 26 and 27, 2008-Boys and Girls High School
    College Information Day-Oct.11, 2008 – Benjamin Banneker Academy High School
    Fourth Annual Conference: Culturally Relevant Education-Sept. 24 and 25, 2010-Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, 300 attendees
    Central Brooklyn Town Hall Meeting: The New York State Education Reform Agenda- Nov. 9, 2010-Medgar Evers College, CUNY, 325 attendees
    The College Admission Process – Jan. 22, 2011-Benjamin Banneker Academy High School
    Open House: African American History and Science Exhibits
    The Overrepresentation of Black Males in Special Education-Mar. 2, 2011-Public School 5
    Fifth Annual Elementary and Middle School Oratory Contest-April 2, 2011- Public School 56
  • 2011-12
    Sept.16, 2011 – Public Forum with NYS Education Commissioner and New York City Schools’ Chancellor: Improving School Outcomes for Black and Latino Males, NYU POLY
    Nov. 8, 2011 – Common Core State Standards, Part I: Seminars designed for school staff to understand and implement the new standards, NYU POLY, 200 educators attended
    Jan. 28, 2012 – Common Core State Standards, Part II: Seminars designed for school staff to understand and implement the new standards, JPMorgan Chase, 200 educators attended
    Feb. 8, 2012 – Panel and Viewing of “Slavery and the Law” with the Brooklyn District Attorney for school staff, parents and students, LIU, Brooklyn Campus, 225 attendees. 
    Feb. 11, 2012 – Legislative Breakfast with elected officials, educators, clergy, community leaders, parents, Presentation of the ASI Right to Learn Policy Paper, Concord Baptist Church of Christ. 
    Mar. 10, 2012 – First Annual Parent Leadership Conference, Boys and Girls High School, 140 parents attended
    Mar. 24, 2012 – Sixth Annual Elementary and Middle School Oratory Contest, PS 56