Rebecca Shulman Herz
Rebecca Shulman Herz is the Director of the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, which opened to the public in June 2015. She is also the author of the Museum Questions blog (www.museumquestions.com), and the book “Looking at Art in the Classroom” (Teachers College Press, 2013). From 1998-2013 Rebecca worked as a museum educator in New York City, first at the Guggenheim Museum and then at The Noguchi Museum. Much of her work has focused on how museums can collaborate and support classroom teachers, and she has also led research projects investigating the impact of museum/school partnerships on students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills.