The DuSable Museum of African American History

Amistad Commission Summer Institute—REGISTRATION CLOSED

Amistad Commission Summer Institute—REGISTRATION CLOSED

We have now reached full capacity for this event and have closed registration. Please continue to monitor our website for any new updates.

DuSable Museum Amistad Commission Summer Teacher Institute

All Illinois kindergarten through grade 12 public school educators are invited to attend the DuSable Museum Amistad Commission Summer Institute designed to assist with developing curricula, lesson plans and educational materials that encourages practical, yet impactful ways to use the core subjects of; language arts, math, social studies, science and visual arts to teach the African American experience.

During this free, two-day institute, dynamic educators and guest lecturers will provide  stimulating; demonstrations, museum tours and workshops on best practices for using the origins, and odyssey of the African American experience to across the curriculum.

Attendees will also learn about existing resources for the development of impactful and integrated educational content that promotes the thoughtful alignment of Illinois State and Common Core State Standards and assessments.

The summer institute is free, but space is limited. To register, contact Jomo Cheatham at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 773-947-0600 ext. 223

  • Out of town guest, ask how to receive financial support on your lodging.
  • Limited to first 5 guests that require lodging.
  • Stipends available for educators that agree to develop lesson plans.

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