Cahill Mystic Seaport Education & Outreach Director

Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Photo courtesy Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport has named Sarah Cahill its new director of museum education and outreach.  She will begin June 7. Cahill will lead the Museum’s education department in the expansion of its public history educational programs. She will guide Mystic Seaport in its efforts to increase educational programs both on grounds and in schools, while placing significant focus on the strengthening of partnerships between the Museum and schools.

Cahill most recently served as executive director of the Rhode Island Afterschool Plus Alliance in Providence, RI, where she worked to expand and support high-quality afterschool and summer programming. Prior to this position, she acted as the project director for the Community Schools Rhode Island Initiative at United Way of Rhode Island, ensuring the provision of quality afterschool programs to middle school youth in core urban communities. Cahill also worked at the National 4-H Council in Chevy Chase, MD, and at Resources for the Future in Washington, DC. She has been involved with youth development for more than 15 years through coaching, non-profit work and as an educator aboard the sailing ships Lettie G. Howard and Clearwater.

Additionally, Cahill regularly presents at professional conferences including the American Educational Research Association, the New England Regional 21st Century Learning Community Center and Harvard Graduate School of Education.  She has served on the boards of the Rhode Island Governor’s Urban Education Task Force, The Community Boating Center in Providence and the Providence After School Alliance. 

Cahill earned her B.A. in American Civilization at Middlebury College, an M.A. at the University of Rhode Island in Marine Affairs and a Business Management Certificate from Bryant University. She is also an alumna of the Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program at Mystic Seaport. She resides with her family in Mystic, Conn.

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