31st October, 2013
LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER WESTCHESTER LAUNCHES ONLINE SEARCH FOR TRI-STATE AREA EDUCATORS TO WIN A SPOT ON ITS TEACHER ADVISORY BOARD AND A FREE CLASS TRIP FOR STUDENTS
[Yonkers, NY – October XX, 2013] – LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester – on the lookout for creative teachers and LEGO® enthusiasts in the classroom who make the grade – today launched an online search to find the tri-state area’s top educators to serve on its Teacher Advisory Board and win a free class trip to the attraction for students.
The Teacher Advisory Board will consist of eight educators from the tri-state area who will be responsible for developing and testing new workshops with LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester and provide valuable input on the education workshops and initiatives to ensure they follow state approved education curriculums throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. If selected to the Board, winners will win a Family 4-Pack of Annual Passes to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester and a free class trip and Education Workshop for up to 30 students.
“We are excited to find creative and passionate educators to be part of our Teacher Advisory Board,” said Chris Mines, General Manager of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester. “With knowledge of the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut curriculum, the Board gives educators an opportunity to share useful feedback and insight to help create and test out new initiatives with LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester.”
How to apply for a spot on the Teacher Advisory Board:
Finalists will be chosen based on educational focus, creativity and originality of their entries. The submission deadline is Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST and the Teacher Advisory Board members will be chosen and announced by LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester’s panel of judges no later than Monday, February 3, 2014. Members will need to be available to attend the induction meeting. The Teacher Advisory Board will meet at least once a month and additional meetings and information may be requested. For full details, please visit http://bit.ly/17vkcRm.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is a $12 million, 32,300 square-foot indoor attraction featuring more than 3 million LEGO bricks, geared towards children ages 3-10 and their families. Its range of educational and interactive attractions will include hands-on play areas, a 4D cinema, the Master Model Builder Academy, two LEGO amusement rides, special party rooms and MINILAND — the venue’s signature re-creation of landmark locations and buildings throughout Westchester County and New York City, made entirely out of more than 1 million LEGO bricks. Advance tickets and annual passes to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester are available online. To purchase tickets and annual passes, or for more information, visit www.LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com/Westchester/. For group sales call 866-243-0770. Follow us at www.facebook.com/LDCWestchester and www.twitter.com/LDCWestchester. LEGOLAND Discovery Center is part of the Merlin Entertainments Group.