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Partners & Advisory Committees


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The National Children’s Museum’s partners and advisory committees consist of highly respected leaders and influentials throughout the nation and the world. We work with organizations whose missions align with our own core content areas, focusing on industries such as child health and well-being, the arts, education and youth advocacy.


Click here to learn more about our special partnership with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street.


Accokeek Foundation at Piscataway Park
America’s Promise Alliance
Blue Star Families
Children’s National Medical Center
Council for Environmental Education
Free the Children
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Saint Paul Public Library
Sesame Workshop
Tomorrow’s Youth Organization
World Media Net

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National Advisory Committee


Lynn Baldwin
Child Care Coordinator
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission


Kimberly Booker
ALB Child Safety Foundation

Elana Belon-Butler
Deputy Health Officer
Prince George’s County

Will Campos
Council Member
Prince George’s County, District 2

Viola Capitol-Jefferson
Visual Arts Specialist
Prince George’s County Public Schools

Antoinette A. Coleman, PhD
Morgan State University

James A. Dula, PhD
President, Greater Prince George’s MIBRT
Executive Director & COO, Image Consulting Group

Daphne Turpin Forbes
Microsoft Corporation

Maralita “Micki” Freeny
Coordinator of Youth Services
District of Columbia Public Library
Youth Services

Lauren Dugas Glover
LDG Consulting Services

S. Ross Hechinger
Board Chair
National Children’s Museum

Jacqueline S. Jackson, PhD
Interim Dean of Academic Affairs
Community College of the District of Columbia

Bruce Katz
Consultant & Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Maryland University College

Anita Lambert
Instructional Services Support Center

Christy A. Lipscomb
Press Information Officer
County Executive’s Office, Prince George’s County

Penny Mendoza
Census Coordinator
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Cheryl Nkeba
Education Director
Prince George’s Philharmonic

Jerdine Nolen
Children’s Author

Patricia Pierce Ramsey, PhD
Professor of Biology
Bowie State University

Sanders Shiver
Program Coordinator
Prince George’s County Public Schools

Rhonda L. Slade
President & CEO
Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce

Joe Steinbock
Licensed Washington, DC Tour Guide
ITMI Certified Tour Director

Gladys Whitehead
Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Prince George’s County Public Schools


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