Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Emily Key

Emily Key is the Director of Education at the Smithsonian Latino Center where she has developed the Center’s Learning Continuum and Education Vision centering on creating opportunities for visitors to experience, learn, and transform by sparking curiosity and encouraging life-long learning. This includes national bilingual programming, community engagement, K-12 aligned educator resources, and publications, including the nationally recognized youth leadership program, the Young Ambassadors Program (YAP).   In addition, Ms. Key is responsible for the creation of the Learning Lounge and its correlative educational programming for the Molina Family Latino Gallery that will open in 2022 at the National Museum of American History

Bringing the Smithsonian to Learners Beyond the Museum

Educators can make a big difference in the lives of young students who have never met a scientist, seen a microscope, or been to a museum.