Scott Sayre, Chair

Scott Sayre, Vice Chair

Scott Sayre, M.Ed.
Sandbox Studios
Board Member since 2010

Scott Sayre is a founder and principal at Sandbox Studios, a Minneapolis-based group that works with museums and other non-profits to plan, create, manage and assess education programs and technology projects. Sandbox Studios creatively applies tested technologies and innovative educational strategies to bring museum collections and people together. Sandbox Studios staff design and develop projects ranging from online classroom materials to Web portals encompassing multi-museum collections. In 2005 Sandbox formed a new division, Museum411, which specializes in the production of mobile device-based audio tour/information systems for museums, galleries and sculpture parks.

Scott has a doctorate in Education and has over twenty years of experience working with emerging education and information technologies. He teaches at Johns Hopkins University, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano and the University of Victoria. In 2002-2003 Scott served as the Art Museum Image Consortium's Director of Member Services and US Operations. From 1991-2002 he was the Director of Media and Technology at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Prior to his work with museums Scott was a Media Applications Researcher at the University of Minnesota's Telecommunications Development Center.

Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.
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Identifying the impact of emerging technologies.
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The Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA) provides timely, succinct and practical knowledge about emerging technologies that museums can use to advance their missions.
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The largest educational presence in any virtual world, involving more than 150 colleges and universities and a very active community of educators that numbers nearly 12,000.
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