Noted Educational Philosopher At The College of New Rochelle Conference “Imagination, Inquiry, & Innovation”
02/20/2013 

Noted educational philosopher Maxine Greene will appear at The College of New Rochelle on Saturday, March 2, 2013, as part of conference on Imagination, Inquiry, & Innovation.

Considered one of the most prominent educational philosophers since John Dewey, Maxine Greene is Professor Emeritus at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is the author of six books, and the recipient of nine honorary degrees in the Humanities. Dr. Greene has also been awarded the Medal of Honor from Teachers College and Barnard College; Educator of the Year Award from Phi Delta Kappa; the Scholarly Achievement Award from Barnard College; AERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award; and  has received a Fulbright Fellowship.

Today, at the age of 95, Dr. Greene remains on the forefront of educational philosophy and is the president of the Maxine Greene Center for Aesthetic Education and Social Imagination located at Columbia University in New York City.

Dr. Greene will participate in the panel “Aesthetic Education: Releasing the Imagination through Engagement with Works-of-Art” to be held at 3:20 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. She will be honored at a reception in The College of New Rochelle’s Castle Gallery at 5:10 p.m.

Registration extended through February 23. To register for the conference e-mail: instituteinfo@cnr.edu