Denise Dumas LeBlanc

Denise Dumas LeBlanc

Director of Learning Experiences at The Discovery Museums

Location
Greater Boston Area
Industry
Museums and Institutions

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Denise Dumas LeBlanc's Experience

Director of Learning Experiences

The Discovery Museums

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Museums and Institutions industry

September 1988Present (26 years 1 month)

Explore & Discover - museum-school partnership
http://www.astc.org/about/awards/innovation.htm

Girls Get SET for Life - Tufts University School of Engineering collaboration
middle school girls design and build exhibits
http://engineering.tufts.edu/ggs/

Solar Storms to Radio Waves Exhibition - MIT Haystack Observatory collaboration
http://www.haystack.mit.edu/edu/poa/museum/index.html

Aquifer Recharge Project - Low Impact Development technology demonstration site
http://www.oars3rivers.org/our-work/stormwater/discovery-museum

Discovery KWEST* Club at the Boys & Girls Club MetroWest
*Kids Who Explore Science Together - after school club Gr 4-7

Reaction Station: Adventures for Young Chemists - Brandeis University collaboration
http://blogs.brandeis.edu/science/2011/02/16/thomas-epstein-to-collaborate-with-discovery-museums-on-dreyfus-foundation-grant/
http://discoverymuseums.org/programs-events/reaction-station-adventures-young-chemists-26

Sharing Biodiversity and Culture - cultural exchange with El Salvador museum and classrooms
http://discoverymuseums.org/programs-events/teaming-el-salvador

Dream Green: Reinvent Your House Exhibition - energy conservation, insulation, thermal imaging
http://discoverymuseums.org/hands-exhibits/dream-green

SoundLab: Make Your Own Waves Exhibition
http://discoverymuseums.org/hands-exhibits/new-soundlab-exhibit

Portal to the Public - Science Communication Fellows at The Discovery Museums
http://discoverymuseums.org/programs-events/portal-public

Awards

2010 Promising Practice Award from MetLife Foundation & Association of Children's Museums
for Watersheds, Water Quality, and You! an environmental education series.
http://www.metlife.com/assets/cao/contributions/foundation/pr/IA2010PPA.pdf

2001 Award for Innovation from Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)
for Explore & Discover a museum-school partnership
www.astc.org/about/awards/innovation.htm

Assistant Research Scientist, Rosenstiel Medical Research Center

Brandeis University

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 1977April 1989 (11 years 9 months)

Research Assistant

Dartmouth College

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

April 1975August 1977 (2 years 5 months)

Denise Dumas LeBlanc's Skills & Expertise

  1. Community Outreach
  2. Curriculum Development
  3. Program Development
  4. Museum Education
  5. Museums
  6. Science
  7. Science Education
  8. Informal Education
  9. Grants
  10. Science Communication
  11. Environmental Education
  12. Ecology
  13. Grant Writing
  14. Event Planning
  15. Educational Outreach
  16. Curriculum Design
  17. Exhibit Design
  18. Nonprofits
  19. Program Evaluation
  20. Museum Collections
  21. Research
  22. Volunteer Management
  23. Fundraising

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Denise Dumas LeBlanc's Education

University of New Hampshire

BA, Zoology

Activities and Societies: Research internship at The Jackson Laboratory; Phi Beta Kappa

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