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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.
Visit National Geographic Sacred Journeys, a new exhibit exploring some of the world’s most significant and beautiful religious sites and artifacts. Afterward, enjoy refreshments and join in a conversation with three religious community leaders as they discuss their own journeys of faith, how to answer students’ questions, and how to make your classroom a safe place for learning about various cultures and beliefs. Details
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Discover how to engage your students in new ways across a variety of academic subjects through this multidisciplinary field of study. Participants will try hands-on learning strategies and receive useful classroom materials. Details
Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Explore how to use reading or writing to help students learn about the world around them. Participate in hands-on inquiry experiences to teach science that can be supported by great literature or writing. Discover how science can be incorporated into literacy centers or use science notebooks to support writing standards. Details
Thursday, Nov 12, 2015
9:00 AM-3:30 PM
Experience Anne Frank's story through a visit to The Power of Children: Making a Difference exhibit, hands-on activities, and a theatrical performance. Learn strategies for teaching students about the Holocaust through children’s literature and guided discussion. Details
Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
1:00 PM-4:00 PM