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The New-York Historical Society is proud to offer credit-bearing courses in partnership with the New York City Department of Education’s After School Professional Development Program (ASPDP).  These DOE-approved courses carry credits that can be applied toward your 30-and-above salary differential.

Important Notes:

  • Each of the below courses will meet for 36 hours over six days and carry three p-credits toward your 30-and-above salary differential.
  • Teachers wishing to receive credit must register with both N-YHS (see links below) and with ASPDP. In addition to the $200 museum fee required by N-YHS, those receiving credit must pay a $125 administrative fee to ASPDP.
  • The full syllabus for each course is available through the ASPDP website.
  • Teachers outside of the NYC DOE are welcome to participate in these workshops. They are not, however, eligible to receive credit.

SUMMER 2016 SCHEDULE

16
Monumental City: Learning Social Studies through Historic Sites and Sculpture
Monday, July 11 - Saturday, July 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm daily
Learn how to bring New York and American history to life for your students through the strategic use of memorials, monuments, and historic sites located in New York City. Develop meaningful curriculum and cultivate your historical and visual inquiry skills as you design field trips that strategically integrate primary sources from the New-York Historical Society’s collections and project-based learning activities.
$200 museum fee, plus $125 administrative fee due to ASPDP for those seeking credit
REGISTER HERE
16
New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War
Monday, July 18 - Saturday, July 23, 9:00am - 4:00pm daily
This course will take an in-depth look at New York’s relationship with Southern slavery, free black communities in the city, and how race issues shaped politics in the years before and during the Civil War. Participants will examine original primary sources from the New-York Historical Society’s collections and explore specific strategies for how this content can be brought into the classroom through museum education best practices that highlight the use of historical inquiry.
$200 museum fee, plus $125 administrative fee due to ASPDP for those seeking credit
REGISTER HERE
16
Teaching History with Picture Books
Monday, July 25 - Saturday, July 30, 9:00am - 4:00pm daily
This course will explore hands-on strategies for how teachers can leverage the power of high-quality picture books (both fiction and nonfiction) in combination with other high-level history resources, including those from the New-York Historical Society’s collections, to engage students in the teaching and learning of Social Studies in grades K-5. This 6-day course will include interactive gallery tours, field trips, hands-on classroom activities, and the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues on a culminating final project.
$200 museum fee, plus $125 administrative fee due to ASPDP for those seeking credit
REGISTER HERE
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