Emily Keating, MA, is the director of education at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC). She has overseen the development, implementation and expansion of all of the education programs at the JBFC since their inception in September 2001. The centre serves over 15,000 students a year.
Emily has worked across the US consulting non-profit film centres on the development of their school programs and licensing and replicating curricula. She has presented on the imperative of redefining literacy in the 21st century at conferences hosted by the New Media Consortium, and MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Research Hub, among others. She is also an adjunct staff member in the literacy department in the School of Education at Pace University, where she teaches Writing Process and Media Production and Literature and Digital Storytelling.