Communities of Practice: Museum Professionals Unite!
Career Management
The Conference Center  Sunday, May 18  3:30-4:45 p.m.     305 
In our work, we all want tips from someone else who’s “been there” or “done that.” Join museum professionals who lead local networks designed for and run by informal educators to discuss their goals, successes, lessons learned, and how to create or enhance your own vibrant community of practice.

Session Format :    Creative Collaborations

Learner Outcomes

Stephanie Arduini - American Civil War Museum

Stephanie Fitzwater Arduini is the Director of Education at The American Civil War Museum. In her thirteen years in museums and informal education, Stephanie has worked in everything from costumed interpretation and K-12 outreach education to adult programming and professional development. Her experience at institutions including the Pacific Science Center, American Alliance of Museums, the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, and Mackinac State Historic Parks unite a passion for creating engaging vis

Annette Fromm -

Anntte B. Fromm is a museum specialist and folklorist. She has over thirty years of experience in museums and community projects in Ohio, Oklahoma, and Florida. Her work ranges from small and large institutions which emphasis from ethnic cultural diversity to historic preservation. She is an active member of ICOM, AAM, AASLH and the American Folklore Society and the immediate past president of the International Committee for Museums of Ethnography.

Sheri Levinsky-Raskin - Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum

Sheri Levinsky-Raskin is the Assistant Vice President for Education at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. With more than 17 years’ experience in museum education she is committed to high quality and accessible museum experiences, is an active contributor to local education organizations and a mentor to colleagues and emerging professionals. She served six-years as a NYCMER Board Member and is currently involved with the professional development planning committee for EdCom.

Emily Mahon - Music Center

Kerry Morgan - Oregon Coast Aquarium