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Shani Brignolle Selected to Attend Master Class with MacArthur Genius Kartik Chandran

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Shani Brignole, MCS Fifth Grade TeacherManhattan Country School’s Fifth Grade Teacher Shani Brignolle has been selected by The Academy for Teachers to attend a master class lead by MacArthur “genius” Kartik Chandran. Master classes offer a rare opportunity for public and private school teachers to learn from a leading expert and work together.

Shani is one of 18 educators chosen to attend “Making the Most of Wastewater,” offered in partnership with Columbia University. The October 30 class will focus on re-engineering global elemental cycles (including carbon and nitrogen) as a necessary step toward waste-fueled biorefineries and explore various pathways to sustainable clean water and sanitation and the production of renewable energy, chemicals and nutrients.

As a master class participant, Shani will become a fellow of The Academy for Teachers, joining a growing cohort of New York City’s strongest educators.