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Teacher Workshop Calendar

Expand your content knowledge and enrich your use of primary sources in the classroom through our interactive programs for teachers!

Participation in all programs is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

All Pizza & PD sessions are FREE to teachers whose students participate in our Social Studies Enrichment or Art of History programs.

Questions & Registration: professional.learning@nyhistory.org or 212-485-9256.

December

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Think & Drink
“Illegal” Immigration with Mae Ngai
Thursday, December 1, 4:30-6:30pm
Mae Ngai, Columbia University professor and author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America, will discuss the complex history of illegal migration and U.S. immigration policy. Wine and cheese will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members) Register Here
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Special Event
Romantic Shakespeare: An Evening with the Shakespeare Society and the Met Opera
Wednesday, December 7, 7:00-8:30pm
N-YHS will serve as the host for this exciting evening of drama, music, and discussion led by Professor Jonathan Bate of Oxford University. Join the Metropolitan Opera and the Shakespeare Society for an exploration of Shakespeare, Opera, and Romanticism.
Free with RSVP to EducatorRSVP@metopera.org
16
Pizza & PD
The Battle of Brooklyn
Wednesday, December 14, 4:30-6:30pm
The Battle of Brooklyn was the largest single battle of the Revolutionary War and a defining moment in George Washington’s career. Tour the new exhibition and take home a free curriculum guide. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members) Register Here

January

16
Pizza & PD
The Long Road to Equality
Wednesday, January 11, 4:30-6:30pm
Deepen your understanding of the Civil Rights Movement by considering it in a greater historic context. Analyze photographs of the 1965 Selma March alongside other primary sources from the centuries-long fight for racial equality. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members) Register Here
16
Pizza & PD
Lincoln and New York
Thursday, January 17, 4:30-6:30pm
Abraham Lincoln owed much of his national political success to New York. Yet his relationship with the city, beginning with his Cooper Union address in 1860, was fraught with controversy. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members) Register Here
16
Pizza & PD
The Hudson River School: Nature & American Identity
Tuesday, January 26, 4:30-6:30pm
View exquisite Hudson River School paintings and learn how this pivotal American artwork reflects national values of the 19th century and today. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for members) Register Here
16
High School Chancellor’s Day Workshop
Nation of Immigrants
Monday, January 30, 8:30am-3:00pm
Spend the day diving into the 19th- and 20th-century American immigrant experience through documents, political cartoons, and other primary sources from our collections. Coffee will be served.
$35 per person ($30 for members) Register Here
Creative: Tronvig Group