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Educator Workshops

Earn CPDUs, CEUs, or National Louis graduate credit. Current opportunities are listed below. If you have questions regarding our educator workshops, email us: educators@fieldmuseum.org.

Learning Through Collections Professional Development Series

Join us on Saturdays in the 2014-2015 school year for FREE professional development focused on using collections with students.

Fall 2014 dates have just been announced!

Saturday, September 13, 2014  

Saturday, October 18, 2014  

Saturday, November 15, 2014 

All workshops begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at noon.  Look for more information coming soon!

Pre-registration required - email harris@fieldmuseum.org
Free with pre-registration
Free parking available
 

Educator Open House

This year's Annual Educator Open House is Thursday, October 23, 2014.  Mark your calendars for this fantastic FREE event!

Educator Open House highlights often include:

  • Going behind-the-scenes with Field Museum scientists
  • Exploring objects from our collections up-close
  • Getting tips and tricks from Museum Educators
  • Viewing temporary exhibitions - sometimes BEFORE they are open to the public!
  • Special offers available only to Educator Open House attendees  

This event is open to all educators. 

 

Field Ambassadors 

The Field Ambassador program is a professional learning community through which Chicago-area educators receive on-going professional development on the Museum’s resources—our exhibitions, collections, educational programs—and best practices in using museums to support student learning. In return, Field Ambassadors serve as liaisons between the Museum and their school community by sharing our resources with colleagues and keeping us abreast of the changing needs of the educator-audience. For more information about program dates, requirements of participation, and to download an application visit Field Ambassadors!

Teacher professional development programs sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

 

Educator In-Services

Learn the ins and outs of planning successful focused field trips, how to bring the Museum's collections to your classroom, or dive deep into content. Schedule a 3-hour customized professional development program for educators at the Museum or your school.  More details on the Educator In-Services page.

 

Other Opportunities