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Ellie Gettinger is the Education Director at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee (JMM).  She has led the Museum’s educational efforts since 2007, a year before the Museum opened.  She helped developed JMM’s content and is responsible for developing curriculum, workshops and tours and trains volunteer docents to assist with group tours.   Through the Museum, Ellie works to build understanding of diverse topics from immigration to the Holocaust to Jewish community to different populations from pre-school to older adults, for Jews and non-Jews. Ellie has her bachelor’s degree in Jewish Studies, with a focus on history from Stanford University; she recently received her Master’s degree through the Spertus Institute. She is currently curating an exhibit about the Hollywood Blacklist which will open in October, 2018. She is married to Mitch Nelles and they have two daughters




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