Tory Altman

Education Specialist

B.A. With Distinction in American Studies and History, University of Virginia, 2011

M.A. in Liberal Studies Human Values, concentration American Studies, Georgetown University, Expected 2015

Role in Museum: 

Tory is a member of the Education Outreach team at NMAH which focuses on providing K-12 educators with Museum-based resources for making history teaching as dynamic as possible.  In her role, she contributes to and manages the History Explorer online educational portal, handles the department’s social media presence, and assists in developing and delivering teacher professional development training.


Tory is involved in many projects across the Museum, including hosting the web series Founding Fragments, maintaining and updating The History Explorer portal, and assisting with the Let’s Do History tour. She is also a member of the museum’s Diversity Advisory Council and Community Committee.