Member Spotlight:

William

William Elliston Curator of Education / Prospect Park Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society

Bill is an experienced science educator and team leader, having worked at many leading education organizations including the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center, and the American Museum of Natural History. His early experiences growing up in the Ohio countryside fostered an enduring connection to ecology, conservation, and the natural world. 
 
Bill has developed curriculum for fieldwork and classroom learning, conducted multiple research and evaluation projects for science-education institutions, has a background in general interpretation, strategic planning, and successfully managed multiple teams of educators to inspire a love of science and commitment to stewardship in people of all ages.Currently, Bill works as the Curator of the Education Dpt at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo.

 

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

New Year Resolutions: Take the Lead

Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY

When:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Workshop Organizer: NYCMER

Connect with NYCMER members and learn how the community of educators can help you meet your professional goals and serve as a platform to develop your leadership skills. This program will include informal group conversations, one-on-one resume reviews, and creative free-response activities.

 

- Bring your resume for peer-review and networking opportunities.

- Meet with Peer Group Liaisons to explore how these dynamic groups can support both your programmatic and personal development.

- Learn from Conference Committee Members how you might join them in planning for next year’s annual conference and guide the field’s larger conversations.

- Discover the opportunities opening this spring on the NYCMER Board and speak with Trustees about their experiences and how you can help drive the field of museum education forward.

- Share your ideas for how you would like to see NYCMER grow and improve in the coming years.


NYCMER reflects the global culture of New York City and we are actively seeking to diversify our membership and leadership of professionals who represent a variety of disciplines and work settings, roles and career stages, ages, and cultural backgrounds. Lend your talents and share your insights as we continue to grow through inclusive activities, transparent practices, mentorship, and new nominations.

 

Accessibility:
NYCMER is committed to providing opportunities for all of our members to participate in our programs and engage with one another. Should you require any accessibility services, please contact info@nycmer.org by Monday, January 9, 2018.

 

Stay Connected:
Share your thoughts about this program before, during and after via #NYCMERlead. Follow @NYCMER for updates about this and all other NYCMER programs.

 

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