February 1, 2018

The Child Creativity Lab is excited to announce the hiring of our new Director of Education, Ramiro Barbuzano, Jr. This position is critically important as we continue to improve, expand and evolve our educational programming to meet the needs of the children, parents, schools, and other organizations that we work with.

Ramiro comes to us from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) based in Laguna Beach where in a similar role, he revamped the organization's education programs with fun and innovative learning experiences. At PMMC, he worked with over 300 groups through their educational programs, virtual experiences, and other activities. This included nearly 50,000 visitors and camp attendees annually. 

He received his Bachelors of Science from the University of Miami in Marine Science and Biology. Upon graduation, he worked at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Ramiro completed his Masters in Marine Biology and Ecology from University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS). He presented his thesis at the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) on "Small, medium, and revolutionary advances to global ocean Geographic Information Systems." 

Ramiro has a dynamic personality, he's amazing with kids, and has a true passion for youth development. We look forward to having you all meet him!