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Ecology and the West Workshop for Elementary Teachers

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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S.B. “Burk” Burnett Board Room

Join us for a free professional development opportunity for elementary (grades K-5) teachers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in collaboration with the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma.

  • Engage with an environmental historian and a curator to explore the 19th – 21st century American West
  • Learn new ways to analyze and interpret fine art and Plains Indian material culture
  • Explore standards-based teaching resources and programs
  • Investigate Museum collections and exhibits relating to art, history, and Plains Indian culture

Participating teachers receive:

  • Reimbursement for one paid substitute while attending the workshop
  • Up to $150 bus transportation subsidy paid to your district for a student field trip
  • Free Museum admission for students and teachers for a student field trip
  • 20% teacher discount on one item purchased during the workshop at The Museum Store
  • Lunch during the workshop

This event is free; registration deposit of $20, which will be refunded to all attending, is due at time of enrollment. Educators will select a subsidized field trip date at time of enrollment. Register by February 6 at Register Now.

This program is made possible with support from the Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation.


February 12
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 United States
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