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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: or 212-485-9256.



History Uncorked
Think & Drink with Jeanne Theoharis
Wednesday, December 9, 4:30–6:30 pm
Jeanne Theoharis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College and author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks,will discuss Parks’ activism beyond her famed bus ride. Wine and cheese will be served.
$20 per person ($15 for Members) Register Here
The Constitution in the Classroom
The Federalist Papers and Original Intent
Saturday, December 12, 10 am–2 pm
How can The Federalist Papers, written nearly 250 years ago, offer insight on our contemporary political issues? Join renowned legal scholar Sanford Levinson, professor of law and government at the University of Texas at Austin, as he unpacks The Federalistto reveal the sometimes surprising continued relevance of the arguments offered by "Publius" to issues of contemporary constitutionalism within the United States and abroad. Following the lecture, a teacher-led panel will discuss how to effectively bring these historical issues into your classroom. Participants will receive a free copy of Prof. Levinson's forthcoming and highly anticipated book, An Argument Open to All: Reading "The Federalist" in the 21st Century, as well as classroom teaching materials.
Free with RSVP
Pizza & PD
Silicon City: Computer History Made in New York
Tuesday, December 15, 4:30–6:30 pm
Before Silicon Valley, there was New York’s Silicon City. Tour the exhibition and learn how New Yorkers launched the digital age through groundbreaking technology and take home a new curriculum guide. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
The Constitution in the Classroom
A Conversation with Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg–WAIT LIST 
Thursday, December 17, 4:30–6:30 pm
What is the relationship between women and the Constitution and how has that relationship changed over time? Learn about this important and fascinating topic during a conversation and Q&A with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. NOTE: This workshop is full, but we have started a waiting list! 
Free with RSVP Join the Wait List Here


Pizza & PD
Printmaking as Patriotic Ammunition
Thursday, January 14, 4:30–6:30 pm
Explore the role of printmaking as a patriotic tool for change during the Founding era and create your own revolutionary prints that reflect the early national identity of the United States. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
Pizza & PD
Superheroes in Gotham
Thursday, January 21, 4:30–6:30pm
Tour Superheroes in Gotham, learn about the history of superheroes, and find out how a group of young New Yorkers created one of the world’s most prolific art forms: comic books. Pizza will be served.
$15 per person ($10 for Members) Register Here
History Uncorked
Think & Drink with Kathleen Brown
Tuesday, January 26, 4:30–6:30 pm
Join Kathleen Brown, University of Pennsylvania professor and author of Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia as she explores the lives of women in Early America. Wine and cheese will be served.
$20 per person ($15 for Members) Register Here
Creative: Tronvig Group