Rae Ostman is associate research professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, co-director of the Center for Innovation in Informal STEM Learning, and director of the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net). Ostman has broad experience planning, developing, implementing, and studying museum exhibits, programs, media, and other learning experiences in partnership with diverse organizations. Major projects include a $15M collaboration with NASA and museums and universities across the United States to engage the public in learning about Earth and space science. She has worked at Acoustiguide, Cornell Botanic Gardens, the Exploratorium, Museum of the Moving Image, the Royal Ontario Museum, Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Sciencenter.
STEM learning in informal settings
Center for Innovation in Informal STEM Learning