American Musicals Project professional development workshops are available on-site at the New-York Historical Society, or AMP staff can come to schools. Workshops are designed to meet the needs and goals of each individual school or group, and all participants receive coinciding unit resource guides and DVDs.
Open Enrollment AMP Workshops
The New-York Historical Society is proud to offer interactive open-enrollment workshops for teachers of all grade levels. Participants learn exciting strategies for integrating musical clips and primary sources in the classroom. All workshops run from 4:30-6:30 PM and cost $15 each (members pay $10).
Advanced registration is required. Enroll today!
AMP Teacher Workshop Schedule:
|Thursday 10/18/2012||Antebellum Slavery: Big River|
|Wednesday 11/14/2012||The Gold Rush: Paint Your Wagon|
|Tuesday 12/4/2012||Women’s Suffrage and Abolition: Bloomer Girl|
|Thursday 1/17/2013||Reconstruction: ShowBoat|
|Wednesday 2/13/2013||Westward Expansion: Oklahoma!|
|Wednesday 3/6/2013||The Progressive Era: Fiorello!|
|Thursday 4/11/2013||The Great Depression: Annie and Street Scene|
|Wednesday 5/8/2013||WWII: On the Town, South Pacific, This Is the Army|
|Wednesday 6/12/2013||Post-War New York: West Side Story|
Booking a Private Workshop
To schedule training for your school or for more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Each summer, the New-York Historical Society offers a New York City Department of Education approved professional-credit (P-Credit) course dedicated to the American Musicals Project. In this thirty-hour professional development program, we provide teachers with strong historical content knowledge, skills for interpreting primary sources and viewing video material and exciting instructional strategies to bring back to their classrooms. Participants receive all ten resource guides and DVDs. To register, visit the After School Professional Development Program’s website.