Teacher Workshop

We the People: Teaching Oklahoma through Images Workshop

Thursday, September 28, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Join us for a free K-12 Teacher Professional Development opportunity at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in collaboration with the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma.

Inspired by our fall 2017 exhibit, We the People: A Portrait of Early Oklahoma, participants will:

  • Engage with experts and curators to explore late 19th and early 20th century Oklahoma
  • Learn new ways to analyze, interpret, and use photographs as primary sources
  • Explore FREE engaging standards-based teaching resources and programs
  • Investigate museum collections and exhibits relating to early Oklahoma history

Participating Teachers receive:

  • We the People classroom photograph packet
  • Reimbursement for on 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 educational materials purchased during the workshop
  • Free lunch for the workshop

Registration preference will be given to teachers scheduling subsidized field trips at the Museum.


K12 Teacher Professional Development Workshop Registration






Presented by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and the University of Central Oklahoma, College of Education and Professional Studies

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The Museum’s school programs are made possible through the generosity of the Kirkpatrick Foundation, BNSF Railway Foundation, Bank of America, BancFirst, Union Pacific Foundation, and Mr. Lee R. Riley.