A Word of Advice: Careers in Museum Education
  
Education and Interpretation
The Conference Center  Wednesday, May 21  10:15-11:30 a.m.     301 
  
How many times in our careers have we lamented “IF ONLY someone had told me that!” This session is the place where museum education professionals offer up brutally honest words of wisdom as they relate to a successful career path and turn to the audience for their best advice.
  



Session Format :    Idea Forum

Learner Outcomes





Celeste DeWald - California Association of Museums


Paula Gangopadhyay - The Henry Ford


Ben Garcia - San Diego Museum of Man


D. Lynn McRainey - Chicago History Museum


Leah Melber - King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture

Dr. Melber has presented nationally and internationally on creative and innovative approaches within informal environments. In addition to numerous refereed journal articles, she has authored/edited five books including most recently Teaching the Museum: Careers in Museum Education through AAM Press. She was awarded a 2010 Promising Leadership Award from the Association of Midwest Museums and more recently the 2014 Excellence in Practice Award from the American Alliance of Museums.