Assistant Vice President, Research and Evaluation
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Sheri Levinsky-Raskin, Assistant Vice President for Research and Evaluation at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, earned her M.A.T. in museum education from the George Washington University and her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in cultural anthropology and minors in art history and elementary education. She also holds certificates in Business Excellence from Columbia University, Specialization in Historic Preservation from Goucher College, and Professional Fundraising from Boston University.
An active contributor to the museum education field since 1996, Sheri has held several positions at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where she has led various initiatives since 2005. Currently she oversees internal research and assessment initiatives for institution-wide programming, exhibitions, and visitor experiences, managing all aspects of research initiatives, internal systems outcomes measurements and assessment, and data collection, analysis and reporting practices. Professional highlights from previous positions at the Intrepid Museum include increasing the level of funding for education programs from city, state, corporate, family foundation sources; developing leadership programs; DOE contract oversight; proposal writing; funding research; planning for the Intrepid’s closure in 2006 and reopening in 2008.
Prior to her work at the Intrepid Museum, Sheri gained experience at the Decatur House Museum (Washington, DC), the Corcoran Museum of Art, the Saint Louis Art Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Sheri volunteers on steering committees for the Museum Access Consortium (MAC) and the American Alliance of Museum’s Professional Education Network (EdCom), and is a former president and vice president of the NYC Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER). She has published articles on topics of accessibility, inclusion, out-of-school time programs at museums, and evaluation practices, and has presented nationally at numerous professional conferences exploring questions and topics in the fields of museum education, access, research and evaluation, and collaboration.
Tuesday, May 8
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM
Wednesday, May 9
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM