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Miranda Hoover Kerr


Passionate, collaborative leader focused on digital transformation, strategic thinking, and using innovative technology to create opportunities for diverse audience engagement.  Over 15 years of experience creating, teaching, managing, and developing the strategic vision for learner-focused programming at museums, in nature, in classrooms, and in the digital space

Core Competencies:

  • Project Management

  • Program Development

  • Innovative Strategies

  • Collaborative Leadership

  • Digital Learning

  • Science Education

October 2020-Present

Digital Learning & Strategy Consultant, Miranda Kerr Consulting LLC

  • Led organizations in digital transformation, solving problems,  and developing learning projects

  • Managed budgets, project timelines, and communication for multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Recent Clients:

    • Feiro Marine Life Center: Oversaw digitization of watershed science field trip 

    • Metropolitan Farms: Created 7-part virtual curriculum on aquaponics for teens

    • Northwestern University:  Produced training for using digital tools for young adults

    • National Park Service: Directed design of multi-partner, digital field trip experience

August 2010-October 2020

Manager of Digital Learning, Shedd Aquarium

  • Pioneered department-wide digital learning integration 

  • Supervised 15 Learning Specialists and Facilitators, plus approximately 25 youth in the Teen Work Study program, 8 college assistantships, and 10 After School Matters interns annually

  • Directed programs that reached 100s of Chicago teens each year

  • Created an online training program for teachers that connected with 262 teachers in the first year

  • Developed over 20 staff trainings

  • Collaborated across departments and organizations to cultivate innovation and partnerships 

  • Established and cultivated the Learning with Shedd social media channels

  • Headed the creation of Shedd Aquarium’s Google Arts & Culture website and Google Expedition on penguins

  • Spearheaded the large-scale, cross-departmental online kids’ video series Sea Curious

  • Recognized for top performance through repeated promotions and selection for leadership of high-priority initiatives. Previous positions include: Manager of Teen Programs (2019-2020), Manager of Digital Learning (2016-2019), Coordinator of Digital Learning (2014-2016), Digital Learning Specialist (2012-2014), Science Educator (2010-2012)

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