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Sarah

Sarah Burroughs Informal Educator Turtle Back Zoo

Sarah Burroughs is an Educator at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, NJ. Her experience extends to front-end  programming, evaluations, volunteer coordination, program coordination, zookeeping/collections management, exhibits, marketing, and graphic design. 
 
Sarah has earned a B.S. in Zoo Science, M.A. in Museum Education. To complete her Masters she performed original research studying collaboration and education methods between informal institutions and their communities, entitled Conserving Our Urban Nature: Encouraging Environmental Empathy in Community-Based Education Programs. 
 
You can connect with her on LinkedIn.

The 2016 NYCMER Conference was held on May 2, 2016 at the Morgan Library.

 

 

Conference attendess live-tweeted using #nycmer16

 

This year's conference featured:

 

Keynote Conversation with Steven Seidel, Faculty Director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Jennifer Ifil-Ryan, Associate Director, Education & Community Engagement at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling.

 

Handouts and presentations along with a full video of the keynote from the conference are shared on the resource section of the Member Zone.