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Professional Development

National Liberty Museum Professional Development ProgramsTeaching is a demanding job. Our cutting-edge training gives you the tools and educational resources you need to succeed. During our Professional Development Workshops, expert presenters provide instruction that supports targeted, standards-aligned learning objectives. The workshops may include case studies, facilitated discussion, lesson planning and practice, exploration of the National Liberty Museum art and exhibits, and new academic resources you can use immediately in the classroom.


Full-day workshops provide up to 15 Act 48 Continuing Professional Education hours approved by both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Education.

To accommodate your busy schedule, full-day professional development workshops are held on Saturdays between 9:00am-3:30pm at the Museum. We introduced a new pricing structure in 2015, which will continue in 2017. The workshop fee for previous participants is $85, with a $10 reward toward Museum merchandise if you refer a new participant to this workshop. The workshop fee for first-time participants is $60. The cost for a sandwich boxed-lunch at the workshop is $15, or you can choose not to purchase a lunch.

The National Liberty Museum Professional Development Program is supported by:

 

Registration for the 2017 Fall Professional Development Workshops is now open.

The first workshop is Diversity and Communication: Strategies for Difficult Conversations in Schools on Saturday, October 21, from 9am to 3:30pm.
Registration for this workshop is now CLOSED.

The second workshop is Beyond ‘Mean Girls’: Understanding Girls’ Friendships, Conflicts, and Relational Aggression. The facilitator is Catherine Mallam, M.S. It will be held on Sat., November 18, from 9am to 3:30pm. Learn more and register by November 14.

Click here to share our workshop information with your colleagues. Questions or to redeem a credit or voucher, contact cschoonmaker@libertymuseum.org or call Christine at 215-925-2800, ext. 108.

What others have said about our Professional Development Workshops…

Highly practical. Incredibly helpful. Applicable to classroom practice. Truly informative. Fast-paced. FUN!

Register now for NLM's Fall Professional Development Workshops

Our cutting-edge Professional Development Workshops give educators the tools and educational resources they need to succeed. Registration for the first workshop on Saturday, October 21 is now CLOSED. The second workshop, on Saturday, November 18, is still accepting registrations. Learn more and register today.

Now accepting nominations for our new Healthcare Heroes Awards

The National Liberty Museum is proud to launch the inaugural Healthcare Heroes Awards, presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals. This international awards program recognizes inspirational heroes in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have profoundly benefited their patients, their field, and the global community. The program will present an award to an outstanding honoree in four categories. The nomination deadline is November 3. Learn more.

NLM to host a series of FPRI lectures

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is dedicated to providing the insights of scholarship on foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States. The National Liberty Museum is hosting a series of FPRI lectures throughout the fall. The next lecture is on November 7. It is a Templeton Lecture on the role of the Orthodox Church in the conflict in Ukraine. Reservations are required. Learn more.