Leah Golubchick

I am passionate about providing equitable, engaging, and meaningful experiences in informal education. I also believe it’s important for kids and staff to learn while having fun! Today I run the Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program for the Brooklyn Public Library. This partnership of six Brooklyn institutions has been uniting Brooklyn’s families with arts, history, science, and culture in their borough for 25 years.

For the previous ten years I was part of the education department at the American Museum of Natural History, where I started as a part-time teaching assistant and ended as Manager of Middle and High School Programs. I have worked in multiple museums and cultural institutions throughout my career, including the Brooklyn Museum, the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. I graduated from the Bank Street College of Education Leadership in Museum Education (MS Ed) in 2016 and attended CUNY’s Macaulay Honors Program for an anthropology BA. When I’m not running programs, I enjoy traveling, trying new foods, and geeky movies.

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Leah Golubchick
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Working at AMNH

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions.  Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition. Celebrating Education…

Working at Brooklyn Public Library

As the nation’s 6th largest public library system with a network of 60 Neighborhood libraries, BPL is committed to providing the borough’s 2.6 million people quality services and a vibrant learning environment through outreach programs, educational workshops and youth services events. Serving My Community “Brooklyn Public Library is among the borough’s most democratic civic institutions, serving patrons…

Education and Outreach Samples

Professional Development

Building skills for education professionals.

Social & Emotional Learning

Conversations for creating equitable learning.

Social Justice

Help global refugees through direct action and donate directly to activists in their community.

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“There’s no such thing as neutral education. Education either functions as an instrument to bring about conformity or freedom.”

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed