Speaker Biographies

Museums and the Web: An International Conference
Los Angeles, CA, March 16 - 19, 1997

Beth Shea

Beth Shea has served as Education Chair for the Illinois State Museum since September, 1994. Ms. Shea supervises the Education Section and is responsible for the Museum's school and public programming. Ms. Shea serves as project director for the Museum's current Scientific Literacy program funded by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and co-directs the Museum in the Classroom project also funded by ISBE. Ms Shea holds a B.S. in Agricultural Science from Purdue University (1983), a M.S. in Botany from the University of Florida (1986) and a M.A.T. in Science Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1988). She has thirteen years of experience in museum, science, post-secondary and multicultural education. Before joining the Illinois State Museum, Shea implemented a telecommunications network for disadvantaged high school students in New Mexico and Arizona through the federally funded Upward Bound program. Ms. Shea represents the Museum on the Conservation Education Advisory Board and the Illinois Learning Mosaic Advisory Board.

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