Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 7/26/13  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Humanities Teacher and Co-Founder

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: s***@***.org
Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
Harvest Collegiate High School
34 West 14Th Street
New York , New York 10011
United States


Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • masters , African-American Studies
    Columbia University
  • bachelors degree , Political Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Brown University
36 Total References
Web References
Our Boards | GothamSchools, 26 July 2013 [cached]
Stephen Lazar, teacher at Harvest Collegiate High School
Faculty | Harvest Collegiate High School News, 18 June 2013 [cached]
Steve Lazar, Humanities Teacher
Steve Lazar is a National Board Certified Social Studies and English teacher. He is passionate about helping students to think deeply about the complexities of the world as they develop their communication skills. Steve is an expert in curriculum and assessment development, regularly delivering workshops for teachers around the country for such organizations as the Gates Foundation, the National Council for Social Studies, National Council of Teachers of English, and the Institute for Student Achievement. He previously taught at the Academy for Young Writers in Brooklyn and the Bronx Lab School, where he served as Department Chair, Instructional Coach, and UFT Chapter Leader; he first taught in Fairfax Co., VA. Steve has a bachelors degree in Political Philosophy and Religious Studies from Brown University and a masters in African-American Studies from Columbia University. His article, "Septima Clark: Organizing for Positive Freedom", which focuses on adult literacy education during the Civil Rights Movement, appears in The New Black History, edited by the late Manning Marable. Steve's writing on teaching and education policy have been published in Gotham Schools, Schoolbook, and Education Week Teacher. You can learn more about him as his blog, Outside the Cave. In addition to teaching, Steve is the Harvest's Assessment Coordinator, UFT Chapter Leader, and Tech Guy.
BLS Staff, 12 Oct 2006 [cached]
Stephen Lazar, Global 3-4
Last fall I visited Stephen ..., 29 May 2013 [cached]
Last fall I visited Stephen Lazar, an NBCT who teaches Social Studies and English at Harvest Collegiate High School in New York City. He likes to start arguments with his students but they may not be the kind of arguments you're envisioning.
critical thinking « The Core Knowledge Blog, 25 June 2013 [cached]
You see, I have great respect for Stephen Lazar. He clearly cares about America's youth-and America. And even though I've never had the pleasure of seeing him teach, I'm certain he knows his stuff: Lazar is a National Board-certified social studies teacher at Harvest Collegiate High School in New York City.
In a blog post last week, he discussed the Common Core State Standards and New York's draft grades 9-12 Social Studies Framework, I was nodding in agreement for most of it.
I can't blame Lazar for not knowing this research. Our colleges of education and professional development workshops typically do not teach it; and Lazar doesn't have an easy job like mine in which he can decide to dig into a topic and stay focused until a body of evidence starts to show itself. There is a cacophony of conflicting voices out there-Daniel Willingham, a psychology professor at the University of Virginia, wrote a whole book on how hard it is for educators to know when to trust the "experts."
Understanding that I truly want Lazar to succeed, please allow me a friendly critique of his recommendations.
Regarding any new social studies framework, Lazar writes:
Research shows that in the hands of a master teacher-which I believe Lazar to be-inquiry approaches can be effective.
In his blog post, Lazar writes that he wants "to spark an effective resistance to the 'laundry list approach' to social studies standards.
Other People with the name "Lazar":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.