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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.

Coming soon: Teacher development opportunities in the Riley Children's Health Sports Legends Experience

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Educator Professional Development OpportunitiesProfessional Development Opportunities

Join us for a variety of professional development workshops and events listed below. 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. 


Upcoming Events

Sports Legends Experience Educator Night

All educators will be given the opportunity to discover, learn, and engage in fitness through the lens of sports and sports legends. Details

date Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

date 4:30 PM-7:30 PM

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Indiana Geology Road Trip

Join us on a geology road trip to explore Indiana fossils and karst topography. Details

date Friday, Jun 15, 2018

date 7:30 AM-6:30 PM

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Move It! Learn It!

In this energetic workshop, educators will learn strategies to keep students engaged and active while learning. Details

date Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

date 9:30 AM-3:30 PM

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Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience: Sports and STEM

Museum educators will present strategies that encourage teachers to use sports as a way to explore STEM. Details

date Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

date 8:30 AM-3:30 AM

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