Education

The George Washington University -- Washington, DC

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Museum Education Program

Masters of Arts in Teaching

Class of 2022 

Drew University -- Madison, New Jersey 

College of Liberal Arts

Bachelors of Arts in History with Minors in Italian Studies and Film Studies

Magna Cum Laude

Class of 2019

 

Professional History

A Selection of Post Graduate Work Experiences

For full work experience, please see the downloadable resume at the bottom of this page.

Aug 2022 - Present

Intern for Teaching with Primary Sources

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

  • Develop lesson plans surrounding storytelling and story structure for grades k-8 using sources from the Library of Congress’s extensive collection of silent films from the 1890s -1909

  • Write weekly posts for the Teaching with Primary Sources internal database on topics surrounding how to use film in classroom settings

  • Collaborate with internal staff and members of the Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium in designing informal programming for k-8 students using primary sources

Aug 2022 - Present

Sunday Contractor

KID Museum, Bethesda, Maryland

  • Support public family engagement in maker-based learning experiences

  • Engage with family groups in open ended activities focused on STEAM principles; including electronics, textiles, and woodworking

  • Mentor high school volunteers in facilitating and engaging family groups in museum settings

  • Inspire learners to exercise their creativity and individuality

Jan 2022- May 2022

Intern in the Informal Learning Office

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

  • Created one full research box which combined five student friendly (3rd-8th grade) resources and utilized various research rooms including the Rare Book Collection

  • Edited audio and video for length and content to be included in other research boxes 

  • Recorded voice narration, added closed captioning and alternative text to sources for ADA compliance

  • Facilitated student experiences in the Young Reader’s Center with prototyped research boxes

Aug 2021- Dec 2021

Curriculum Intern

Alice Deal Middle School, Washington, DC

  • Created and Facilitated one field trip personalized for a class of sixteen Eighth Graders to the “Americans” exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian which combined their English and History Curriculums

  • Produced weekly lesson plans in accordance to the IB Curriculum, shared to each home room

  • Observed classes each week focusing on curriculum and object based learning

Aug 2020 - May 2021

Estate Guide

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, ​Winterthur, Delaware

  • Provided up to five guided tours of the property's gardens per day, focusing on the history of the du Pont family spanning over 150 years and the history of garden horticulture

  • Delivered introduction interpretation to site through the shuttle transportation service

  • Conducted independent research on the du Pont family and horticulture to better interpret the site to visitors

Oct 2019- June 2020

Museum Educator

Baltimore Museum of Industry

  • Conducted multiple daily in person tours of the museum focusing on Baltimore’s Industrial History

  • Lead virtual learning tours of the museum for elementary aged students via Zoom, Google Meets, and Microsoft Teams

  • Worked directly with students in grades PreK- 12 through tours and educational programs

  • Directed, produced, narrated, and edited educational film for Auto Industry Program

  • Recorded narration for audio guide segment featuring the Baltimore Oyster Industry

  • Edited six videos to accompany audio guides for the museum's YouTube channel

May 2019- Sept 2020

Researcher

B'nai Israel Congregation

  • Researched the genealogy of families connected with the B’nai Israel Congregation using online and museum archives

  • Prepared and organized data for B’nai Israel’s Descendants’ Day Celebration

  • Crafted membership profiles for congregants with a familial connection to B’nai Israel

  • Provided research assistance to members of the community during events held by the congregation