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Professional Learning at the New-York Historical Society

Learn innovative inquiry strategies, deepen your knowledge of history, and interact with our vast collections. All workshops and curriculum guides are designed to enrich the teaching and learning of history and the arts in the classroom. Participation in workshops is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education. Click here for more information on our program offerings. 

Educator Wednesdays:
2-for-1 Admission, Free Gallery Tours, and Museum Store Discounts

Bring a friend to the Museum for free! Every Wednesday through Labor Day, receive 2-for-1 admission regardless of whether or not your guest is an educator and visit our Museum Store for a 10% teacher discount on all purchases. 
 
Each Wednesday we will offer a free 45-minute teacher tour of a special exhibition. Tours will depart at 1 pm from the Beekman Coach in the main lobby.

Wednesday, August 12 
Art as Activism

Wednesday, August 19 
Lafayette’s Return

Teacher Workshop Calendar

Teacher workshops engage participants in the past through hands-on strategies and scholarly content that can be brought back to the classroom.

80-Minute Professional Learning Opportunities

NEW THIS YEAR! Invite experienced N-YHS educators into your school to provide professional learning sessions for teachers across a range of subjects and grade levels.

Private Workshops

Book a private professional development session for your teachers at your school or in the museum.

P-Credit Courses

Take a 36-hour summer course to apply to your "30-and-above" salary differential.

NEH Summer Institute

Learn more about our two-week institutes for K-12 teachers that feature research, field trips, and access to some of the nation’s best-known historians.

Curriculum Library

Download free classroom materials with primary sources, lesson plans, and more.

For more information contact: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

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