Candra Flanagan

Candra Flanagan (she/her/hers) is the Director of Education for the Teaching and Learning unit of the Education Department at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. She has over 10 years of museum education experience where she combines her love of history, storytelling, and learning through programs for educators and students. As an African American woman, her passion for American history opened the path which has led to a focused mission of how to be inclusive and explicit about race in telling the story of the U.S. She has a BA in History from the University of Maryland and an MA in Social Foundations of Education from the University of Virginia where she also completed a number of hours of doctoral work. Candra loves family time, reading, engaging historical documentaries and all things Sesame Street.