Professional development programs provide rich and unique experiences with history. Support your curriculum, network with other teachers, and earn CPDUs.
Chicago at the Core Seminar Series
Put Chicago at the “core” of learning. Discover ways to align your history instruction with the Common Core State Standards. Explore multiple perspectives on the past through a variety of research and instructional strategies.
Museum Session I: Mapping Chicago
Saturday, March 1, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Professor Ann Durkin Keating guides an analysis of rare maps from the Museum's collection. 3 CPDUs.
Museum Session II: Picturing Chicago
Saturday, March 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Professor Ann Durkin Keating leads a discussion of historic images from the Museum's collection. 3 CPDUs.
Museum Session III: Hidden Chicago
Saturday, April 5, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Stroll through Chicago and witness the sites where history occurred on this discussion and walking tour. 4 CPDUs.
Bus Tour: Iconic Chicago
Saturday, April 26, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m
Tour guide Josh Eisenberg will connect iconic and unexpected Chicago artifacts to the city we know today. 4 CPDUs.
Discounted Ticket Packages
1 Museum session + bus tour
2 Museum sessions + bus tour
3 Museum sessions + bus tour
Discounts will be applied at checkout.
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American History Education programs are generously supported by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation