Museum Educator

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Cherie Cristea

cherie.cristea@gmail.com | (104) 938-9281 | Great Falls, MT

Summary


I am an experienced museum educator with over three years of experience working in museums and other educational institutions. I have a passion for teaching and learning, and I firmly believe that everyone can benefit from exposure to the arts and sciences. My goal is to provide visitors with engaging and informative experiences that will inspire them to learn more about the world around them. Through my work, I have developed strong skills in public speaking, lesson planning,and exhibit design. I have also gained extensive knowledge of various historical periods and cultures. In addition, I am comfortable using a variety of technologies to facilitate learning experiences.

Experience


Museum Educator at Museum of Mountain Flying, MTMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 educators in developing and implementing educational programming for the museum’s new exhibition on the history of transportation.
  • Wrote curriculum for and taught 10 classes on art appreciation to adults with cognitive disabilities.
  • Trained 5 docents in leading tours of the museum’s collection of 19th century American paintings.
  • Developed a program teaching basic photography skills to children ages 6-12 which was attended by 250 participants over 8 weeks.
  • Assisted in increasing attendance at family programs by 20% through targeted marketing and improved program quality.

Assistant Museum Educator at Montana Heritage Commission, MTSep 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Led a team of 5 educators in the development and delivery of 20 museum education programs.
  • Designed and implemented an evaluation process for all museum education programs which resulted in increased program quality.
  • Created 2 new adult education programs which were both very popular with participants.
  • Wrote 3 grants totaling $15,000 to fund new museum education initiatives.
  • Trained 4 new part-time employees in customer service and program facilitation.

Education


Bachelor of Arts in Museum Studies at University of MontanaSep 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to research, write, and communicate effectively about art and museum topics.

Skills


  • Art history
  • Museum education
  • Public speaking
  • Writing
  • Research skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management

Teckla Muenzer

teckla.muenzer@gmail.com | (645) 514-6647 | Buffalo, NY

Summary


I am a professional educator with over three years of experience in museum settings. I have worked extensively with school groups, developing and delivering educational programs that are both engaging and informative. I have also created resources for educators to use in their own classrooms. My skills include program development, curriculum design, instructional delivery, and assessment. In addition to my work in museums, I have also taught middle school science.

Experience


Museum Educator at The Field Museum, IDMar 2022 - Present

  • Trained and supervised 50+ docents.
  • Led 200+ tours for school groups, seniors, and the general public.
  • Wrote grants totaling $100,000 to support educational programming.
  • Developed 10 new programs including a summer camp with 100% positive feedback from parents.
  • Successfully implemented 2 large-scale events with over 1,000 attendees each.
  • Managed a team of 5 educators responsible for program delivery to 20,000 students annually.

Assistant Museum Educator at The Art Institute of Chicago, IDJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led school group tours of the museum, averaging 10 groups per week.
  • Wrote and piloted a new curriculum for K-2 students based on museum collection.
  • Trained 2 docents in tour leading techniques.
  • Developed educational materials for use in classrooms and at home.
  • Presented workshops to parents and teachers on effective ways to incorporate museums into lesson plans.
  • Assisted with the setup of 3 temporary exhibitions.

Education


Bachelor of Arts in Museum Studies at University of California, Los AngelesSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are curating, cataloguing, and writing exhibition proposals.

Skills


  • Museum Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Art History
  • Curatorial Studies
  • Arts Administration
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Public Speaking