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National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Names Education Director

Gabriel Nemiroff, Director of Education

[Albuquerque, NM] – The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History announced Gabriel Nemiroff as its director of education. Nemiroff joined the Museum on July 8, 2024.

“The Museum is excited to welcome Gabe to this integral role,” said Jennifer Hayden, President and CEO of the Museum. “This critical position connects educational programs to the Museum’s mission and sets the pace for informal learning. Gabe’s experience is a natural fit for this role. His guidance will ensure the Museum is one of the best places for children and adults to learn the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.”

As the Museum’s director of education, Nemiroff will work collaboratively across departments to expand the education initiatives and dynamic education programs for which the Museum is known. He will lead the education department in developing relevant curricula and ensure that educators deliver high-quality programs through Science is Everywhere Camp, a year-long series of camps that bring the wonder of science alive with a focus on STEM disciplines. Nemiroff will also direct the home school programming and play a key leadership role for the museum staff.

“I am excited to join the team at the Nuclear Museum with its talented staff, dedicated board, and mission to preserve the history of the Atomic Age,” said Nemiroff. “It is my goal to lead something from good to great. Together, with our education team, we will work to deepen our engagement with our visitors and develop a brighter educational path forward while honoring the Museum’s legacy.”

Before joining the Museum, Nemiroff worked as a social studies and visual arts instructor at Albuquerque Talent Development Academy, an Albuquerque Public Schools charter high school with Title I status.

With over 15 years of formal education, Nemiroff began his career in middle and high school-level history, math, and science.

During his tenure at the Development Academy, Nemiroff was a leadership team member, Title 1 coordinator, and Department Chair for Visual Arts and Social Studies. He also served as the Student Council Sponsor and founded the school’s garden and landscape program. Nemiroff earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rutgers University in New Jersey and a Master of Arts in secondary education at the University of New Mexico. Nemiroff and his wife, Jennifer Ferriday, have one son and live in Sandia Park.