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The Academy for Teachers Gala - “Show Teachers the Love”

  • New York Historical Society 170 Central Park West New York, NY 10024 (map)

In a highlight of The Academy for Teachers’ celebration of National Teachers Day, Francisco J. Núñez will present Patricia Redd Johnson, a teacher who inspired him when he was a student in her class at I.S. 44 in Manhattan, with the Woodridge Award for Great Teachers Award. The festive evening, attended by donors and dozens of New York City teachers, will also include performances from cross-section of entertainers from many genres, such as stars of stage and screen Matthew Broderick and Vanessa Williams, jazz great Ron Blake, hip-hop sensation Sean Cross, composer Phil Galdston, poet Taylor Mali, puppeteer Basil Twist, plus a quartet of gifted students from the Special Music School.

Earlier Event: May 1
LiLY Legacies Gala Program