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2015 Annual Report

Five years ago NYSCI embarked on a $50 million campaign to re-imagine science learning through strategies of engagement called Design-Make-Play. This year, the institution surpassed that goal, raising $54 million. Campaign funds contributed from dozens of foundations, corporations and individual philanthropists enabled NYSCI to restore…

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Jobs

Science Career Ladder Alumni Coordinator

Background: Since its founding at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has inspired millions of people—children, teachers, families– by offering creative, participatory ways to learn and encouraging people to explore their curiosity and nurture their creativity. Located in…

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Amy Hsiao

Development Associate (718) 595-9165 ahsiao@nysci.org

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Annalise Phillips

Maker Space Coordinator aphillips@nysci.org 718-699-0005 Ext. 9401 Annalise has a Bachelor of Art degree in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco, and a Master’s degree in Education. She began her career teaching high school in a bay area Engineering Academy…

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Lance Mack

Manager of Security lmack@nysci.org 718 699-0005 ext.307

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NYSCI honors Brittany Roopnarine

Brittany Roopnarine, Senior Explainer, NYSCI. Seidenberg Family Top of the Ladder Award honoree at the NYSCI 2015 Gala.

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NYSCI honors David Karp

David Karp, Founder and CEO, Tumblr. Creative Entrepreneurship Award honoree at the NYSCI 2015 Gala.

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NYSCI 2015 Gala Honoree Bob Greifeld

NYSCI honors Nasdaq CEO with the Distinguished Leadership Award.

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Laycca Umer

SciPlay Resident lumer@nysci.org For the past two and a half years, Laycca attended university while working as a NYSCI Explainer in Education Services, Early Childhood and Design Lab. She has a B.S. in Childhood Education/Psychology, a NYS Teaching License, and a M.S. in TESOL from CUNY City College. From September 2014…

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Cornelia Brunner

Senior Advisor: SciPlay (718) 683-9393 cbrunner@nysci.org Dr. Brunner has been involved in the research, production, and teaching of educational technology in a variety of subject areas for fifty years. In addition to conducting research projects about the relationship between learning, teaching, and technology, she has…

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Rose Pozos

Research Assistant: SciPlay (718) 683-9376 rpozos@nysci.org Rose earned her B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Swarthmore College where she also received a minor in Spanish. At Swarthmore, Rose worked researching Educational Psychology focusing on interest and its intersection with motivation, engagement, and STEM learning. In addition, Rose has experience in public education…

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Masha Westerlund

Research Fellow: SciPlay (718) 683-9383 mwesterlund@nysci.org Masha has a PhD in Psychology from New York University, where she studied how the meanings of words and phrases are processed in the brain using magnetoencephalography. While at NYU, she was involved in a research study that integrated neuroscience…

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Gokul Krishnan

Research Fellow: Sciplay (718) 683-9380 gkrishnan@nysci.org Gokul is a SciPlay Research Fellow at NYSCI, where his goal is to create a center of excellence in Maker Therapy. Through conducting research, documenting best practices, providing training, and collaborating with medical institutions and business, SciPlay aims to proliferate…

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Amanda Jaksha

Program Designer & Manager: SciPlay (718) 595-9116 ajaksha@nysci.org Amanda is the Project Manager & Curriculum Designer for the SciGames project at the New York Hall of Science. She is a recent transplant to New York from Arizona, where she completed her doctoral degree in Teaching and Teacher…

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Membership Options

Choose the membership option that works for you! All include free general admission, discounts on birthday parties and 3D theater shows, and invitations to member-only events.

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Family Explorer – The most experiences!

The membership option that gives you the most experiences, including free general admission, Science Playground, Rocket Park Mini Golf and 3D Theater.

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Jobs

Security Greeter

Department: Operations – Security Reports to: Director of Visitor Services & Security Background: The New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations and design activities that explain science, technology, engineering and math. A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge…

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Open House New York Weekend at NYSCI

Join us for a special tour of the Great Hall as part of Open House New York Weekend.

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Open House New York Weekend at NYSCI

Join us for a special tour of the Great Hall as part of Open House New York Weekend.

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Jobs

VP of STEM Learning in Communities

Department: Executive Reports to: President & CEO Background: Since its founding at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has inspired millions of people—children, teachers, families– by offering creative, participatory ways to learn and encouraging people to explore their curiosity and…

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