Professional Learning Events

NMAAHC professional learning events are designed to stimulate your mind as a lifelong learner.

Our professional learning events are research-based and incorporate best practices in adult education, pedagogy and classroom strategies. 

NMAAHC wants educators to be inspired by the African American story and in turn share their excitement with their students! Our programs for educators range from one-day professional learning sessions to multi-day institutes.  We take pride in inspiring educators and providing tools for their teaching craft.  Join us to

  • learn more about African American history,
  • discuss strategies for seamlessly integrating African American primary sources into the classroom
  • explore methods for discussing race and racism within the school environment


Interested in working with the Education Department?  Check out our Educator Opportunity Corner where we periodically list short term position for educators.  

Educator Workshop

Teaching the African American Experience with the Smithsonian Learning Lab Google Hangout
Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Location: Online 

Educator Workshop

Let's Talk! Teaching Race in the Classroom
Date: Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 12, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm​
Location: National Museum of African American History and Culture

Registration to come!


Educator Workshop

Historical Memory: Myths and Monuments of the Civil War
Date: Monday, July 22 - Friday, July 26, 2019  
Location: National Museum of African American History and Culture and the African American Civil War Museum


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