During these full-day sessions, educators will explore content about a variety of New York City history topics and learn strategies for effectively using primary and secondary source materials. 

The offerings support teachers as they work towards aligning curriculum and instructional priorities with Common Core State Standards. 

Reservations are required. For more information, please call 917.492.3492 or email pd@mcny.org.

Full-Day Professional Development

Join us for full-day professional development opportunities that make use of the City Museum's wealth of resources and outstanding exhibitions. These content-rich sessions are led by Museum curators and educators as well as guest speakers from some of New York City’s most prestigious educational organizations. Participants will learn content and teaching techniques to support Common Core learning.

New! P Credit: Many of these workshops are available as P Credit options. Click here for more information.

Reservations are required. For more information, please call 917.492.3492 or email pd@mcny.org.


Activist New York: Engaging Students with the City Museum and Facing History and Ourselves

Chancellor’s Day: Thursday, June 4, 2015, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore primary sources and pedagogical strategies with Facing History and Ourselves, a leader in the field of history, civics, and social-emotional education. Focusing on the content of the Activist New York exhibition, learn ideas, methods, and tools that support the creation of a more informed and thoughtful classroom community. Participants will explore the Activist New York exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York and will leave with materials to use in the classroom.

$60 per person.
This course is not available for P Credit.

Register for June 4, 2015