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The Museum’s education department offers an array of programs and resources that inspire people to value the biological richness and cultural heritage of our diverse world.

Initiatives are designed to foster science interest, understanding and engagement as well as contribute to our understanding about how people learn.

 Public Programs

Annual events, exhibit openings and summer and holiday camps

Catherine CareyCatherine Ward Carey
Public Programs Coordinator
Phone: 352-273-2064

Chelsea CollisionChelsea M. Collison
Phone: 352-273-2062

Outreach Programs

school and community outreach

Alberto Lopez

Alberto López
School Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 352-294-6950


Volunteer Program

Adult volunteers, junior volunteers, recruitment, orientation, reporting and recognition

Amy HesterAmy D. Hester
Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 352-273-2055