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Celebrating 50 Years of Working for Equity

Links to Program Video Session 1: Session 2:

Celebrating 50 Years of Working for Equity

Press Release Celebrating 50 Years of Working for Equity: Teachers College Institute Rebrands Formerly Known as the Edmund W. Gordon Institute for Urban and Minority Education, the Renamed Institution Sets a Bold New Vision for Advancing Equity and Radical Transformation in Education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2024 CONTACT: Susannah Berlowe Binder |, 301-758-4519 [...]

Announcing the Dr. Susan G Gordon Scholarship

The CEJJES Institute announces the Dr. Susan G. Gordon Scholarship in honor of Susan Elizabeth Gitt Gordon M.D.’s 100th birthday this year.The Dr. Susan G. Gordon Scholarship award will go to one female High School graduate, from the African diaspora, residing in Rockland County, who is going on to attend college in one of the STEM […]

Susan G. and Edmund W. Gordon Tribute

Susan and Edmund W. Gordon Tribute Video A production of the Gordon Legacy Project an Equity by Design Initiative Presented at the Finkelstein Memorial Library on 6/28/23  



Virtual Supplementary Education Resource

The CEJJES Institute has entered into an agreement with the Black Education Research Collective at Teachers College, Columbia University to develop our Virtual Supplementary Education Resource initiative. V-SER will be a cyberspace based resource for K-12 students and their parents; providing a wide range of virtual experiences to augment and contextualize school learning. Supplemental Education […]

Recent Appointment at The CEJJES Institute

Elham (Ellie) Zandvakili graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received a PhD in the field of education in language, literacy, and culture. She has been appointed as a post-doctoral fellow at the CEJJES institute beginning in September 2019. The institute is pleased to have the ongoing services of this young scholar. She is […]

Charles White: Influences

An exhibition in partnership with the Gordon Center for Black Culture & Arts and the CEJJES Institute

Edmund W. Gordon Centennial Calendar of Events


The Edmund W Gordon Centennial Conference

Link to Conference Information