Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Monique M. Chism, Ph.D

Dr. Monique M. Chism is the Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for Education, responsible for setting educational priorities and advancing initiatives to integrate the Smithsonian into American classrooms.  Before joining the Smithsonian in 2021, Chism held leadership roles at the American Institutes for Research and the U.S. Department of Education.

Empowering Educators to Address Pressing Issues in Education

Thousands of educators gather this summer to learn from nationally recognized experts and Smithsonian educators exploring sustainability, STEAM, “Reckoning with Our Racial Past,” arts education and more