Courtney Tuck-Goetz, B.A. (Hons.), (History & Classical, Medieval Renaissance Studies, University of Saskatchewan) & M.A. (History, University of Saskatchewan) is the Education and Public Programs Coordinator for the Western Development Museum – Saskatoon. Courtney joined the Western Development Museum’s staff in 2018 and previously worked at the Museum of Antiquities at the University of Saskatchewan for five years. During her time at the Museum of Antiquities, she held the positions of Assistant Curator, Education Coordinator, and Community Outreach Coordinator. Courtney completed her master’s degree in History at the University of Saskatchewan in 2019 with her thesis titled “Femina Furiosa: Female Arena Performers and their Roles in Ancient Roman Spectacle”.
Courtney has also been a board member, organizer, program facilitator, and mentor for Girls Rock Saskatoon for the past six years and is committed to the empowerment of local youth through music and creativity that is fostered in their programming. Courtney brings her experience and enthusiasm for programming gained at the Museum of Antiquities and Girls Rock Saskatoon to the Western Development Museum – Saskatoon’s Education and Public Programs Department. Courtney loves being a museum educator because it allows her to be able to teach and interact with learners of all ages and skill levels. Courtney believes learning about history is an integral part of understanding the human experience and that history should be accessible for everyone.