Brooke is a former SEEC toddler and preschool teacher who stepped into her role in the CIEL department in January 2016. In her current role, Brooke supports the preschool and kindergarten teachers with their development of lessons that develop fundamental skills, make strong connections between content and the museum collections, and nurture their students’ interests and inquiries. She also creates and implements family workshops that provide developmentally appropriate and engaging museum experiences for young children and their caregivers. In addition Brooke helps to facilitate classroom teacher and museum professional trainings. Brooke holds a BA in Theatre Performance from the University of Maryland with a minor in Human Development, and a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education form Towson University. In the past, Brooke has taught drama and art to students aged two through eighteen in Washington D.C., Maryland and Connecticut.