Mindsets, Tools, and Practices Moving Museum Educators Forward

  • Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • 9:00 am - 10:15 am


Lorie Millward, VP of Possibilities, Thanksgiving Point Institute
Scott Pattison, Research Scientist, TERC
Jason Porter, Kayla Skinner Deputy Director for Education and Public Engagement, Seattle Art Museum
Smirla Ramos-Montanez, Family STEM Learning Researcher, TERC
Julie Smith, Founder, Community Design Partners


Mary Kay Cunningham, Visitor Experience Specialist, Dialogue Consulting


  • Visitor Experience

Join our discussion with authors from the new AAM book, Museum Education for Today’s Audiences. Each presenter will briefly share an example of how a mindset, tool, or practice from their chapter is moving museum education forward. Topics will include empowering educators to be co-leaders/coauthors of their work experience, new approaches to facilitating family learning on-site and remotely, and tools for utilizing human-centered improvement practices to create inclusive visitor experiences centered in equity.