Ecology and the West Workshop for Elementary Teachers
February 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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.