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Powerful Content.
Engaging Instructional Strategies.

From civic learning to core curriculum, we’ve got you covered.

Our professional development programs provide rich and unique experiences with history. Connect with the Museum’s exhibitions and resources. Engage with staff and experts.

We are monitoring the COVID situation, and if a program format changes, you will be notified no later than one week in advance with updated details. Learn more about the Museum’s safety policies and procedures.

Nurturing 21st Century Historians: Student Voice and Historical Narrative

Wednesday, July 6, and Thursday, July 7
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Earn up to 8 PD hours (4 hours per session)
$25 per session or $40 for both sessions

Join us at the Chicago History Museum for this unique professional learning opportunity, which brings together the resources and staff of the Chicago History Museum and the New-York Historical Society. Discover digital and physical assets that center stories of marginalized communities, which you can incorporate into your inclusive curriculum. Try your hand at easily implemented strategies to uplift student voices in interpreting and responding to historical narratives. Connect with peers in a supportive environment, leave with a variety of high-quality resources, and energize your planning for next school year. Participants are highly encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to the sessions.

Register for Both Sessions Register for July 6 Only Register for July 7 Only


Customized Planning with CHM Education Staff

Our educators are here to match Chicago History Museum resources to your needs, answer questions, and help brainstorm ideas. Simply email school programs staff and let us know what you’re working on. We’ll set up a FREE, one-hour Zoom meeting with you to share materials and answer questions. We look forward to meeting you and learning about all the amazing work you are doing! 1 PD hour per session.

Please email both Heidi Moisan and Megan Clark to make an appointment.

In-Service Programs

Are you interested in a custom in-service experience?
We’re happy to plan with you. To get started, email Heidi Moisan, school programs manager, at


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