New Executive Director For Boca Raton Children's Museum

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Board of Directors of the Boca Raton Children’s Museum is announcing the appointment of Dr. Denise ST Patrick-Bell as Executive Director.

Dr. Bell will be responsible for the effective management of all of the Museum staff, volunteers, facilities, and resources as well as for development and implementation of all programs offered by the Museum.

Dr. Bell is a long-time resident of South Florida and a well-respected member of the educational, business and non-profit communities. In the non-profit arena she has served as an organizer, developer, employee, CEO, and board member. She is President of GAICON, LLC a consulting group that specializes in assisting non-profits with infra-structure development, training, and fund development. Occupational experience includes special education teacher, mental health counselor, curriculum developer, principal in both public and private schools, and college professor and administrator. Most recently, she was Dean of Teacher Education for Broward College.

Her volunteer experience includes: board member of the Dolly Hand Theater, mentor for teenage mothers, St Saviour Pre-School Academy, St Saviour Foundation, Sunday school teacher, and a board member for Youth Empowerment, Inc.

The Boca Raton Children’s Museum turns 33 years old in 2012, and is the oldest children’s museum in Florida. Dr. Bell looks forward to the support of the entire Boca Raton community in the further development of the campus, advancement of programs, and continued excellent services to youngsters and families in and around Boca Raton.

The Mission of the Boca Raton Children’s Museum is to develop creative and critical thinking skills in children through exposure to the arts and humanities integrated with history and science. It is located at 498 Crawford Boulevard, Boca Raton, Florida.