Member Spotlight:

Leah

Leah Golubchick Manager, Middle and High School Programs American Museum of Natural History (YI)

Leah Golubchick is the Manager of Middle and High School Programs at AMNH, where she has worked for nearly a decade, and is currently serving her second year on the Board of NYCMER. This year, she is excited to lead the Advocacy Committee for the Board and will continue to push for progressive programming that prioritizes museum worker's empowerment and museums as sites of social conscience. She is also completing her second year of NASTM's Informal Educators Fellowship, where she is researching the application of Trauma Informed practice on Museum Education. 

Leah has taught at museums across the city including the Brooklyn Museum, the Children's Museum of Manhattan, the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, and in informal science programming in NYC schools. She also was an intern for one very humid summer at the Smithsonian's National Folklife Festival.

She is a graduate of Bank Street Leadership in Museum Education program, speaks Spanish, and loves to travel and try new foods. Follow her on twitter @LeahGolubchick.

Monday, May 13, 2019

2019 NYCMER Conference: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Where: Teachers College Columbia University
525 West 120th St
New York, New York

When:9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop Organizer: NYCMER

What are the most effective practices in museum education that you have found to be timeless since NYCMER's beginnings? Which of our practices today are set apart from the past? This year’s theme is “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.” In celebration of NYCMER’s 40th anniversary, we will reflect on our successes and challenges to consider future opportunities for innovative change.

 

- $90 for Members

- $100 for Not-Yet Members

 

NYCMER Members: Please sign-in and update your profile. If you have forgotten your NYCMER account password, you may reset it here.

 

Not a member yet? Join NYCMER today to purchase discounted member tickets and take advantage of the great resources NYCMER offers throughout the year. You must join NYCMER before registering for the conference in order to purchase discounted member early-bird and regular tickets.

 

This year's conference will feature:

- Keynote with Christy Coleman, CEO of the American Civil War Museum.

- 19 breakout sessions, 5 case studies, and 5+ poster presentations on a variety of topics including: inclusivity, best practices and lessons learned, access, activism and social justice, community engagement, program development and facilitation, equity, diversity, advocacy, and more! Here is the conference agenda and session descriptions.

- Opportunities to network and connect with friends and colleagues at peer group meet-ups, poster sessions, opening and closing receptions, and more!

 

 

Access

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, April 29, 2019.

 

Stay Connected!

Share your thoughts about this conference before, during, and after via social media using #NYCMER2019. Follow NYCMER on Twitter and Instagram for updates about this and all other NYCMER programs.

 


The 2019 NYCMER Annual Conference is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 

 
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