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 teacher workshops and events. Choose one of our engaging professional development opportunities to earn Professional Growth Points for license renewal. Explore a new exhibit and get to know other educators in a fun, relaxed setting during our Educator Nights. See our upcoming events below.


Upcoming Events

Teaching the Eclipse!

Explore ways to teach the relationship between the sun, earth, and moon. Details

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Design an Exhibit

Create your own mini-exhibit with hands-on materials you can use in the classroom to help students develop literacy and inquiry skills. Details

date Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

date 9:30 AM-3:30 PM

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Making the Most of Pop Culture!

Discover how to help students use pop culture to explore history. Details

date Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

date 9:30 AM-3:30 PM

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