Meet Your Outreach Presenters

Meet our awesome team of expert educators that works hard to bring the wonders of the Museum straight to you.

Harry Hogeland

After growing up at HMNS and spending years taking homeschool classes at the museum and then becoming a summer employee,…

Russell Hinote

Russell volunteers for Docents To Go and is also an instructor in the Scouts@HMNS Program through the HMNS Education Department.…

Celeste Castro

After receiving a biology degree from the University of Texas, Celeste worked a variety of jobs reflecting her love for…

Lauren Davidson

As a kid, Lauren visited the Cockrell Butterfly Center when it first opened in 1994. She instantly fell in love…

Melissa Hudnall

Ever since she held a tarantula for the first time, Melissa knew this was the job for her. Aside from…

Kelsey Friedemann

Kelsey is a presenter for several outreach programs, assists with overnight programs, and coordinates family events at HMNS. She says…

Kaeli Nichols

Kaeli is currently the Butterfly Biologist and Education Specialist at the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Initially, Kaeli was on track to…

Carolyn Leap

Carolyn created the ConocoPhillips Science on Stage program in 2005 and has worked as a teacher at HMNS since 2002.…

James Washington

James Edward Washington III has been with the museum since the summer of 2011. His educational and professional background is…

Sarah Garland

Sarah found a passion for museum education after interning for HMNS Summer Camp Programs. After graduating from Texas A&M with…

Sarahjane Cravens

Sarahjane is an outreach presenter and teaches weekday labs at the HMNS. She loves getting kids excited about science and…

HMNS at Hermann Park

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Houston,Texas 77030
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Sugar Land, Texas 77479
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Needville, Texas 77461
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