Alex Delare

Associate Director of Education

Alex Delare passionately believes that the arts are a transformative educational tool for all students. Alex’s background in inclusive practices and differentiated learning helps her to create thoughtful curricula and classroom experiences for students of all ages and abilities. Alex also serves as the Vice Chair of the Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium (MAC) which is dedicated to accessibility and inclusivity for all. As the Vice Chair, she is responsible for supervising the Steering Committee’s membership, including recruiting new members and supporting MAC’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA). As part of this role, Alex chairs the Training/Workshops Subcommittee which is dedicated to coordinating requests for workshops and professional development opportunities. She also coordinates relationships with strategic institutional partners and organizes MAC’s participation in related conferences and professional organizations. Additionally, Alex serves as an access consultant for museums and school programs offering professional development workshops on how to create inclusive teaching environments. She and her husband are also the co-founders and tour guides of their own historical walking tour company called The History Couple. She has been invited to give lectures at the Tenement Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library in order to arm educators with further historical background and tools for how to create their own tours. She also acts as the Living History Consultant for the Museum at Eldridge Street in which she designed a Costumed Interpretation program in which she portrayed the social activist, Clara Lemlich. Alex has served on panels at the American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference (AATE) and at the New York City Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER) sharing insights into trauma-informed teaching strategies and facilitation challenges in today’s world. She has a BA in Theater from Sarah Lawrence College and a Master’s in History from Brooklyn College.

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