Lecturer in Education
DegreesLesley College, M.Ed.
Trinity College, B.A.
ExpertiseI am a museum educator passionate about bringing the values and benefits of learning in and through art museums to the field of general education. I am currently the Deputy Director for Learning and Engagement at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in nearby Lincoln, MA. There I work with a team to offer interdisciplinary, participatory experiences to museum visitors and students from ages 2 to 92. My particular interests are family engagement and professional development for preK-12 educators in the arts, science, history, and language arts. My close work with the on-site, Reggio Emilia-inspired Lincoln Nursery School brings a collaborative, reflective, emergent curriculum approach to education in a broad range of venues for students and teachers at all levels.
Prior to deCordova, I was the Curator of Education at the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, focusing on deep work with K-12 public schools, teachers, students, and community-based organizations, especially those in Lawrence, MA.
ProfileI teach "Looking with the Learner," an experiential learning education class and CAST elective that brings together Brandeis undergraduates with Waltham elementary school students at the Rose Art Museum through a seven-week practicum.
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