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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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Katie McMillan Culp

Chief Learning Officer (718) 595-9117 kculp@nysci.org Katie McMillan Culp is chief learning officer at the NewYork Hall of Science. She is a developmental psychologist with 20 yearsexperience leading research and development initiatives and applied researchstudies focused on the design andimplementation of innovative digital resources to…

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Exhibit Technician

Background: The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) is New York City’s only hands-on science and technology center, with a mission to bring the excitement and understanding of science to children, families and teachers by galvanizing their curiosity and providing creative, participatory ways to learn….

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MASTER Program Residency Year Science Coach – PT

Department:   Science & Technology, Programs & Research Reports to:      Director of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education Program Background: New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) is New York City’s only hands-on science and technology center, with a mission to bring the excitement and understanding of…

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NYSCI Video & Photo Shoot

NYSCI is looking for volunteer models for a video and photo shoot on Saturday, June 20 from 11 am – 2 pm.

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NYSCI Photo Shoot – Sunday, June 7

NYSCI is looking for volunteer models for a photo shoot on Sunday, June 7.

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NYSCI Photo Shoot – Thursday, June 4

Members are invited to participate in NYSCI’s June 4 photo shoot. RSVP required.

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MASTER Program Induction Year Math Coach – P/T

Department:  Science & Technology, Programs & Research (NY Hall of Science) and Hunter School of Education Reports to:  Director of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education Program (NYSCI) and  Assistant Director of the Office of Special Programs (Hunter) Background: New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) is New York…

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President’s Council

The President’s Council is a distinguished group of individuals who have interests in science, education and the cultural and intellectual life of New York and the nation.

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NYSCI Supporters 2014

NYSCI thanks its donors for their loyal support in the past year.

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