Abby Remer
Education Consultant
Seasoned education professional consulting in a wide range of education services. Proven ability to effectively transform organizational goals and project requirements into innovative programs that include evaluation and assessment. Extensive experience in creating and delivering curriculum that include engaging materials for audiences of all ages. These programs are delivered by a mindful, motivated, and results-oriented individual able to readily facilitate credible communication with all levels of staff.
Exceptional research, analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills combined with expertise in:
  • Curriculum Development
  • Program Development
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • Mentoring and Internship Programming
  • Presentations/ Authoring/ Producing
  • Materials for families, students, teachers and adults
Selected Accomplishments
  • Designed lessons related to culture, science, social studies, history, language arts, civics, and journalism and authored three books on art and culture.
  • Published author of three books on arts, culture and education and contributing author to many textbooks for teachers and students.
  • Conducted evaluation and assessment of programs and organizations in a wide variety of areas in the education field.
  • Developed the Career Internship Network at the behest of The Clark Foundation, The Pinkerton Foundation, and The Altman Foundation to serve the needs of their grant recipients in a more effective and substantial manner. Improved the quality of programming in more than 32 non-profit organizations offering internship programs for high school youth through the Youth Development Institute.
  • Effectively utilized skills of American Museum of Natural History staff mentors to support 50 under-served New York City junior and senior high school students in which they experienced the Museum from "behind-the-scenes". Both students and staff reported that mentor-intern relationships produced successful placements.
Support collaborative projects; working with key executives and staff to understand needs, then develop and implement solutions aligned with organizational strategies and objectives. Support all aspects of program and curriculum development, project planning, coordination and communications. Experience includes corporate, educational, and non-profit organizations. Job performance utilized skills such as:


  • Co-authored and delivered assessment surveys prior to program planning process; quantified and analyzed results to determine next steps.
  • Evaluated organizational needs and designed training methodologies and supporting curriculum for educational organizations for identified target audiences.


  • Developed processes and methodology to share program best practices between network member agencies.
  • Developed methodology of soliciting deep reflection from learners about their experiences in wide variety of after-school programs, workshops, programs, and curriculum.


  • Researched, wrote and delivered on a variety of arts and education topics before national school, corporate, and non-profit audiences.
  • Constructed and facilitated professional development workshops for teachers and teaching artists in over 10 organizations.

Program Development / Management

  • Supported a variety of projects performing the research and analysis necessary to create the strategy implementation and project plan.
  • Managed development of training programs to support organizational transformation effort. Relationship Building/ Management
  • Provided team development through project planning and program development efforts designed to support organizational mentoring programs.
  • Increased effectiveness of non-profit programming through more efficient communication between organizations and designing programs to share best practices

Results-focused Facilitation

  • Designed and facilitated meetings for program development, curriculum and project planning, problem solving, and other decision-support processes in a variety of settings.


  • Authored extensive curriculum for teachers and students of all ages, developing lessons related to culture, science, social studies, history, language arts, civics, journalism, and mathematics.
  • Authored three books on arts and culture for a school and general adult audience.
  • Contributed to teacher and student editions of textbooks for youth kindergarten through 12.
  • Wrote and edited materials for test preparation companies such as Kaplan and Peterson.
Professional Affiliations

American Association of Museums Career Intern Network New York City Museum Educators Roundtable

Community Involvement Doing Art Together, Inc - Advisory Board Member The Children's Movement for Creative Expression - Advisory Board Member

Education Bank Street College Graduate School, New York, M.S. Education Oberlin College, Ohio, B.A. Art History and Dance

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