318: Pathways for Success - with Dr. Thomas Bailey, President, Teachers College, Columbia University
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In this episode, President Series #104, YOUR guest is Dr. Thomas Bailey, President at Teachers College, Columbia University, YOUR host is Dr. Joe Sallustio, & YOUR sponsor is MDT Marketing! Joe spoke with Dr. Bailey at the end of August, as Teachers College (TC) prepared to welcome students back to campus for the first time since March 2020.
As president of the nation’s first and largest graduate school of education, Dr. Bailey shares valuable perspectives on a range of topics, including: the challenges and opportunities of leading during the pandemic; how his prior experience leading TC’s Community College Research Center has informed his leadership of TC; creating pathways to academic and career success for all students; the teaching profession; the role of education technology in the future of learning, and more. A must-listen!
Dr. Thomas R. Bailey is the 11th President of Teachers College, Columbia University and the George & Abby O’Neill Professor of Economics & Education. A 30-year faculty member, he is the founding director of the TC’s Community College Research Center and Director of the Institute on Education and the Economy. Dr. Bailey also has directed three National Centers funded by the Institute of Education Sciences: The Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment and Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness. From 2006 to 2012, Dr. Bailey directed the IES-funded National Center for Postsecondary Research.
Dr. Bailey received his undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in labor economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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