Noah Rauch is the Senior Director of Education Programs at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, where he oversees the school, youth, family, and interpretive programming for the institution. Previously, he managed grants as Project Coordinator for the Center for Informal Learning and Schools at the Exploratorium, worked as an Educator at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles and Zeum, an arts and technology museum in San Francisco, and was a School, Youth, and Family Programs Intern Educator at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. He received an Ed.M in Arts-in-Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a BA in American Studies from Wesleyan University. He has been to all 50 states.
There are many ways to prepare for an enjoyable conference experience. One is to make sure you have an active NYCMER membership so that you're one of the first to be notified when our conference tickets go on sale, since registration is limited and often sells out. Another is to get to know your fellow NYCMER members before the conference by joining one of our many peer groups or attending the pre-conference. Many NYCMER members are also active on Twitter, and we encourage conference attendees to prepare and share with us @NYCMER and each other with a designated hashtag.
To get a sense of what it's like to attend a NYCMER Conference, check out this video documenting our conference at the American Museum of Natural History in 2013: