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Since 1979, NYCMER has provided a forum for museum education professionals to address issues of museum and educational interest, exchange and disseminate relevant information, and to explore and implement cooperative programming opportunities through roundtable discussions, workshops, and an annual conference.

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A Message to Members

March 16, 2020

Dear members, First, on behalf of the NYCMER board-of-trustees, I hope that all of you and your loved ones are healthy and doing well.  As a community of museum educators we know that much of our programming and plans have been thrown up in the air–canceled, postponed, converted to virtual, or unknown–with real implications for…

Member Spotlight

Sarah Maldonado

Environmental Educator 2 Shirley Chisholm State Park, NYS Parks Sarah leads the environmental education team at the brand new Shirley Chisholm State Park in Brooklyn. She currently serves on the NYCMER Board as the Membership Coordinator and is an educational consultant, focused on curriculum development and education management systems. Specifically, she supports adult-child conversations, both…

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