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Sarah Burroughs Informal Educator (job seeker)

Sarah Burroughs has worked with various museums, zoos, and nature centers on both the East and West Coasts. These jobs have been as staff, volunteer, or a consultant and have included front-end  programming, evaluations, volunteer coordination, program coordination, zookeeping/collections management, exhibits, marketing, and graphic design. 
Sarah has earned a B.S. in Zoo Science, M.A. in Museum Education, and has also participated in an extended graduate courses in Environmental Institution Management and in Urban Environmental Education. To complete her Masters she performed original research studying collaboration and education methods between informal institutions and their communities, entitled Conserving Our Urban Nature: Encouraging Environmental Empathy in Community-Based Education Programs. 

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.