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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.

Teacher Tuesdays

February 12, March 12, April 30
5:00–7:00 p.m.
$3 per session; 2 PD hours

Join us for an informal evening to meet with education staff, experience classroom resources, and get help with field trip planning. Explore the galleries and see exhibitions such as Chicago: Crossroads of America and Amplified: Chicago Blues. Bring your questions and we’ll help you answer them!

February 12: This session focuses on engaging students in civic learning through the lens of young people as change makers. We will also spend time planning the perfect spring field trip!

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Chicago Legacies

Select Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
$25 per session; 3 PD hours per session

2018–19 marks the anniversaries of several notable events in Chicago and the nation’s past that continue to resonate today. These workshops draw on the Museum’s collection and share strategies to spark investigations with your students about citizenship and the rights of people in the US.

March 23 – The 1919 Race Riots
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May 4 – Women’s Suffrage
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In-Service Programs

Are you interested in a custom in-service experience?
We’re happy to plan with you. To start a conversation, e-mail Heidi Moisan, school programs manager, at [email protected]


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