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Power Up: The Impact of Museum and School Partnerships with Chanel Compton
September 19, 2017 @ 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Chanel Compton, Executive Director of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and Banneker-Douglass Museum (BDM) will share her professional and enriching experiences developing youth education programs and long-term school partnerships. Ms. Compton will discuss ways in which school partnerships can further activate a museum’s mission, vision, promote greater equity and cultural literacy in school and museum communities, bring in new networks of support and revenue, and create pipelines for a new generation of museum professionals and ambassadors. Explored in the presentation are select challenges and opportunities for such work and local models of success for school and museum/institutional partnerships.