Chip Lindsey has decades of experience in children’s museums, science centers, and science museums in Texas, Oregon, and now Pennsylvania. His career has provided an opportunity for collaborations with the Exploratorium, San Francisco; The Lemelson Center for Invention and Innovation, Washington D.C.; The Science Museum of Minnesota; and others. Chip’s work has created informal learning experiences in exhibits, public programs, and teacher professional learning workshops. He is interested in strategies for museums, science centers, and other non-formal learning institutions to best understand and leverage their role in regional learning ecosystems.
Chip has a B.S. in Biology from Texas A&M and a Masters in Education Collaboration and Research from Texas Christian University. He holds a Certificate in Informal Learning and Schools from The Exploratorium and Kings College. Chip was project director for three NSF-funded projects on making and tinkering with digital technologies as well as a national traveling exhibit on forensic sciences based on the CBS CSI franchise. Chip served on the Lemelson Center exhibit on Places of Invention, as well as the current exhibit in progress, Game Changers, on the history of innovation in sports.
Currently, Chip is serving on the conference planning committee for the Association of Science and Technology Centers in advance of their annual conference in Pittsburgh in fall of 2022.