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Upcoming Teacher Workshops

Participation in New-York Historical Society professional development is applicable towards maintaining professional certification from the New York City Department of Education.

Thursday, 27 August - Thursday, 25 August


Saturday, 12 September

Being a Historian: Museum Education Strategies for Classroom Teachers


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Special Workshop: P-Credit

Being a Historian: Museum Education Strategies for Classroom Teachers

September 12 & 19, 9:00am-4:00pm daily

Kick off the new year with this two day workshop exploring museum education best practices. Learn where the work of historians, curators, and educators intersect and practice hands-on strategies for enhancing student learning through the study of objects, images, maps, and documents. This NYC DOE-approved course carries one P-credit that can be applied to teachers’ 30-and-above salary differential.

This workshop is highly recommended for teachers who have not participated in an N-YHS p-credit before or who would like a refresher in our methodologies.

$65 per person for two days ($50 for members)

NOTE: Registration is a two-step process. IN addition to registering here, participants must also register and pay a $45 course fee to the NYC DOE ASPDP office in order to receive credit.


09/12/2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
65.00

Thursday, 17 September

Pizza & PD - A World of Goods: Global Trade in Colonial New York


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

During the Colonial Era, New York harbor was the heart of a network that shipped goods, resources, and people across oceans. Unpack this history and learn about New York’s vital role in colonial trade.

$15 per person ($10 for members)


09/17/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
15.00

Saturday, 3 October

Pizza & PD - The Hidden History of Seneca Village


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Central Park was once the site of Manhattan’s first significant community of African American property owners. Uncover the forgotten history of Seneca Village through the analysis of historic documents and  a walking tour.

$15 per person ($10 for members)


10/03/2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
15.00

Wednesday, 14 October

History Uncorked - Think & Drink with Eric Foner


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

10/14/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
20.00

Thursday, 29 October

Pizza & PD - Women in the Industrialized Workplace


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Industrialization dramatically changed how we think about life and work. But how did this workplace transformation affect women specifically? Examine documents, photographs, and artifacts to comprehend the experience of female workers.

$15 per person ($10 for members)


10/29/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
15.00

Tuesday, 3 November

Middle and High School Election Day Workshop - Gotham and the 20th Century


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Dive into superheroes, comic books, and pop culture to gain a deeper understanding of the 20th century. Tour Superheroes in Gotham, participate in classroom activities, and hear a keynote from Steven Mintz, professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Recommended for middle and high school teachers.

$35 per person


11/03/2015 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
35.00

Elementary School Election Day Workshop - Games, Toys, and Trains: Childhood in History


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

How children played tells us much about the world in which they lived. Explore the playful side of our collections and learn how to engage your students through the study of children’s history. Tour Holiday Express, visit the DiMenna Children’s History Museum, and hear a keynote from Steven Mintz, childhood history expert and professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Recommended for elementary school teachers.

$35 per person


11/03/2015 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
35.00

Saturday, 7 November

The Constitution in the Classroom - Who Owns the Constitution? The People or the Courts?


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Join Larry Kramer, former Dean of Stanford Law School, as he discusses how the final authority to interpret the Constitution has been the subject of controversy throughout American history.

NOTE: This event will take place at NYU Law School, 40 Washington Square South.

Free with RSVP


11/07/2015 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
0.00

Wednesday, 18 November

"Turn Out Your Dead:" Prison Ships of Brooklyn


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

11/18/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
15.00

Thursday, 19 November

Fall Open House!


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

11/19/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday, 9 December

History Uncorked: Think & Drink with Jeanna Theoharis


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

12/09/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
20.00

Saturday, 12 December

The Constitution in the Classroom: The Federalist and Original Intent


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

12/12/2015 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday, 15 December

Pizza & PD: Silicon City: Computer History Made in New York


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

12/15/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
15.00

Thursday, 17 December

The Constitution in the Classroom - Women and the Constitution with Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

What is the relationship between women and the Constitution and how has that relationship changed over time? Learn about this important and fascinating topic during a conversation and Q&A with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Free with RSVP 

Please note: Space is limited for this event. Only those who register with their name and e-mail will be able to attend. One registration per person


12/17/2015 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
0.00

Thursday, 14 January

Pizza & PD - Printmaking as Patriotic Ammunition


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

01/14/2016 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
15.00

Thursday, 21 January

Pizza & PD - Superheroes in Gotham


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Tour Superheroes in Gotham, learn about the history of superheroes, and find out how a group of young New Yorkers created one of the world’s most prolific art forms: comic books.

$15 per person ($10 for members)


01/21/2016 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
15.00

Tuesday, 26 January

History Uncorked - Think & Drink with Kathleen Brown


Open Enrollment Teacher Workshop

Join Kathleen Brown, University of Pennsylvania professor and author of Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia as she explores the lives of women in Early America.

$20 per person ($15 for members)


01/26/2016 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
20.00