About the Center

Caitlin Skopac

Manager, Design Competitions and Events

Ms. Skopac was the Design Competition and Events Manager for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, where she worked on outreach initiatives and special events and competition-based projects. During her undergraduate work Caitlin interned as a researcher for Sesame Workshops’ Domestic Research group, where she loved being in the field and interacting with preschoolers from all over New York.  She continued to work as a freelancer when her internship ended, and in 2007 she moved into an administrative assistant position for Sesame Workshops’ Corporate Communications department.  Her work included assisting the Vice President of Public Relations while working closely with the press and events teams.  Here Caitlin had the opportunity to work with the talented actors, and Muppeteers on the set of Sesame Street.  At the Cooney Center, Caitlin  worked on many projects, including the Cooney Center Leadership Forums, the Cooney Center Prizes, and the National STEM Video Game Challenge.  Caitlin graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Media Studies and a minor in Psychology from Adelphi University.

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The 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge is now OPEN for Entries!!

November 15, 2011

Today at the Cooney Center, we are proud and excited to announce that the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge is officially open for entries. This nationwide competition invites game makers of every age to show their passion for both playing and making video games, while aiming to motivate children’s …