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Happy Birthday - and many, many more - to the wicked-coolest guy in school!

Steven Van Zandt in a Brooklyn classroom using TeachRock resources - photo by Alex Jackson - used w/ permission

November 22, 2023

Yes, of course we just posted an extensive follow-up feature on TeachRock, the groundbreaking educational program founded by Steven Van Zandt, and it already included some great photos from his visit last month to a Brooklyn classroom using TeachRock resources. But with today officially marking Stevie's 73rd birthday, we just had to share (above) this one additional, beautiful shot from that visit. It perfectly captures his spirit of continually connecting and educating, refusing to ever allow the music and culture he loves to die.

Happy Birthday - and many, many more - to "the Minister of faith and friendship, keeper of all that is righteous on E Street," the "RocknRoll Rebel," and the "Voice of America." And whether you missed it or didn't, today's an especially good day to watch (or re-watch) last Sunday's 60 Minutes overview of the Birthday Boy's amazing, inspiring life and career:


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