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Professional Development

Expand your skills and connect with other teachers at the world’s biggest and best children’s museum! Work on your graduate credits, license renewals, and other certifications in a one-of-a-kind environment. Have questions? Contact the Customer Service Center at 317-334-4000.

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Connect and interact with the museum’s Education staff and other teachers in our Teacher Community Facebook Group. Share lesson plans, ask questions, and learn more about museum resources. This group is open to all teachers!

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Join us for a variety of professional development workshops and events. Choose one of our engaging workshops and institutes to receive graduate credit, Certification Renewal Units (CRUs), and Professional Growth Points for license renewal. Explore a new exhibit and get to know other teachers in a fun, relaxed setting during our Educator Networking Nights. See our 2015 Spring and Summer Professional Development opportunities below.


Upcoming Events

Discover Chinese Opera

Learn about the culture and beauty of Sichuan Opera. Discover the meanings of the masks while enjoying cocktails or soft drinks and creating your own mask to take home. Details

date Thursday, Feb 18, 2016

date 5:30 PM-8:00 PM

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Remembering the Holocaust

Experience Anne Frank's story, and learn strategies for teaching students about the Holocaust through children’s literature and guided discussion. Details

date Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

date 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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