Staff

At the Children’s Museum at Saratoga, we love helping kids and families learn and play together.

The educators and staff members at The Children’s Museum at Saratoga are available to help make your visit enjoyable and educational. If you have any questions, please reach out to us. We look forward to speaking with you!

Phone: (518) 584-5540
Email: info@cmssny.org

 

Museum Executive Director

 

 

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Executive Director

Sarah has over 30 years of experience in the museum industry and is passionate about history, our community and children.

executivedirector@cmssny.org

Education Team:

 

Dawn Baldwin

Dawn Baldwin

Director of Operations

I have been working in the children’s museum field for over 20 years. I love what I do and feel that educating adults on the importance of learning through play is vital. I go to work and get to play with kids, introduce them to new concepts and ideas and laugh every day at the amazing things they say.

dbaldwin@cmssny.org

Briana Sullivan

Briana Sullivan

Director of Education

As the Director of Education, Briana strives to create accessible educational opportunities for all children across the Capital Region, emphasizing the merits of learning through play and STEAM education. In her role she develops and facilitates education programs, acts as a resource to teachers and other community members, and works to spark young learners’ curiosity. If you catch her around the Museum, make sure to ask her what her favorite dinosaur is!

bsullivan@cmssny.org

Cait Snyder

Cait Snyder

Field Trip and Program Coordinator

In their position of Fieldtrip Coordinator, Cait helps organize and teach fieldtrips. They hope to facilitate creativity, excitement, and curiosity in students through trips to the museum.

csnyder@cmssny.org

Caroline Declercq

Caroline Declercq

Art Program Coordinator & Museum Educator

Caroline has over 30 years’ experience in Art Education through her own studio, museums, schools and the community.

She is a lifelong learner, involved in child and adult development through creative engagement of the world and fostering connectivity with each other.

cdeclercq@cmssny.org

Jacob Baldwin

Jacob Baldwin

CCAP Coordinator

As a child, Jacob spent the majority of his school holidays and breaks visiting the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology. Now as an adult, he wishes to spread the joy and wonder that a museum can create with today’s generation.

jbaldwin@cmssny.org

Fundraising & Development Team:

Barbara Owens

Barbara Owens

Chief Development Officer

Experienced Advancement professional with a demonstrated history of working in the museums and education industry. Skilled in Fundraising, Grant Writing, Marketing, Communications and Management.

bowens@cmssny.org

Sheila Wrede

Sheila Wrede

Special Projects

My 25+ years of experience in the museum field provides unique insights into the administrative aspects needed to keep CMAS running smoothly and enhance the visitor experience. Each day brings new opportunities ensuring there is never a dull moment at CMAS!

swrede@cmssny.org

Lauren Blake

Lauren Blake

Development Assistant

In her role as Development Assistant, Lauren contributes to grant writing, oversees social media management, maintains the webpage, coordinates memberships, and assists in event planning. She loves all of the excitement around working with children at the museum! 

lblake@cmssny.org