Jackie Eyl, Adjunct Faculty
Jackie Eyl is International Spy Museum’s Youth Education Director and holds an M.A.T. in museum education from The George Washington University and a BA in archaeology from Emory University. She has over 25 years’ experience working in museums developing educational programs and exhibitions. Ms. Eyl has worked at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Art and Archaeology, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Building Museum, the National Museum of Dentistry, and Discovery Creek Children’s Museum.
For the past fifteen years at the International Spy Museum, Ms. Eyl has developed the Museum’s KidSpy® series of public programming in which young people learn about various aspects of intelligence and espionage and participate in simulated mission-based activities. She also creates in-service trainings for teachers that use intelligence studies as a lens for classroom curriculum. She has written and developed curriculum publications that provide educators with tools and lesson plans to integrate the Museum’s content into their traditional curriculum.
In addition, Ms. Eyl has been on the development team for the Museum’s three temporary exhibitions. She developed the interactive components of The Enemy Within: Terror in America from 1776 to Today exhibition. She served as a key member of the development team for the Museum’s fully immersive experience, Operation Spy and developed the interactive components of the Museum’s newest exhibition Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains. Currently, Ms. Eyl serves on the exhibition team to re-invent the Spy Museum at a new location due to open in 2019.