Director of Learning and Research
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Lisa Brahms is the Director of Learning and Research at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.  Lisa has been an educator and designer of formal and informal learning experiences and environments for over a decade, working in schools and at numerous children’s, art and history museums. Lisa holds a masters degree in Museum Education and Childhood Education from Bank Street School of Education. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Learning Sciences and Policy at the University of Pittsburgh where she is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out of School Environments (UPCLOSE). Lisa’s research considers the design of informal learning environments for meaningful participation in creative processes with digital and physical media.