Vice President of Education Services
Sylvia Perez is vice president of education services and oversees all of NYSCI’s student programs including student workshops and after school programs, as well as a vast array of professional development programs for teachers. She is responsible for creative curriculum design and the correlation of science concepts with national science standards and the needs of schools, students and teachers. She has been at NYSCI for more than ten years, and has more than 15 years of experience expanding informal education and youth development programs. Throughout her career at NYSCI, she has initiated several new and exciting science programs including Girls In Science, Early Childhood Science, Maker Space, Learning Labs and, most recently, the Digital Making Studio. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota in anthropology, with a minor in archaeology, and a master’s in museum studies from City College.