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.

 

NYCMER President Sheri Levinsky-Raskin with former NYCMER Interns at the 2012 Annual Conference

The NYCMER Intern supports the work of the Board of Trustees

 

The NYCMER Intern works closely with professionals representing museums of various disciplines throughout NYC and the surrounding region, participates in discussions related to the field, and helps NYCMER continue to provide thoughtful and engaging professional development opportunities to local museum educators.

 

If you have any questions about the NYCMER Internship, please email NYCMER Vice President Kira Lacks at klacks@nycmer.org

 

 

NYCMER President Sheri Levinsky-Raskin with former NYCMER Interns at the 2012 Annual Conference.