Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum education and programming needed to create engaging, educational, and successful educational programming for students and teachers. Learn how to craft on site and outreach programming that is meaningful to the education community.
- Learning Theory
- Onsite Programming
- Outreach Programming
- Working with Educators
- Advocating for Education at Your Organization
FORMAT: In-person group workshop
LENGTH: Two days (8:30 am - 5:00 pm; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
DATE: June 24 – 25, 2019
LOCATION: The Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701
MATERIALS: Workshop materials will be provided upon registration and in-person at the event.
COST: $230 AASLH members/$345 nonmembers
** Save $40 when you register by May 24, 2019 and use promo code EARLYBIRD19 at checkout! **
Who Should Attend This Workshop
This workshop is ideally suited for staff (first-time museum educators, directors, tour guides or volunteer managers and mid-career professionals), museum studies students, or dedicated volunteers working in all types of museums who are given the responsibility of education and public programming.
Stacia Kuceyeski is the Director of Outreach at the Ohio History Connection. Stacia provides high quality professional development for cultural heritage professionals as well as a K-16 audience in a variety of humanities content areas and learning theories. She has presented and published for a number of organizations including the American Association of State and Local History, the Midwest Archives Conference and the Teaching American History Project Directors’ Conference. Stacia also has extensive grant writing experience and has received funding from a variety of national, state and local foundations and granting agencies. Luckily, her grant writing abilities far surpass her singing, drawing and poetry writing skills. When not making professional development magic happen, Stacia enjoys the Golden Girls, sassy earrings and an unnatural affection for our 27th president, William Howard Taft. Stacia earned her B.A. in History and her M.A. in Cultural Policy and Arts Administration, both from The Ohio State University.
Megan Wood is the Director of Museum and Library Services at the Ohio History Connection. Megan has over a decade of experience in museums and public history. She has a MA in History Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program and a BA in Public History from Western Michigan University.