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Teacher Professional Development and Reception

The Department of Arkansas Heritage is hosting an evening for teachers at the Old State House Museum on Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. that will feature a guest speaker, Patricia Ramsey, who will talk about National History Day and how to implement it in the teaching curriculum.

The talk will be followed by a reception of drinks and light hors d’oeuvres where teachers will be able to visit with education coordinators for each Department of Arkansas Heritage division: Arkansas Arts Council, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, Arkansas State Archives, Delta Cultural Center, Historic Arkansas Museum, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Old State House Museum. Guests can learn about school field trips, class room presentations and teaching materials offered by each museum and division.

The evening is free and teachers will earn 2.5 hours of professional development credit for attending. To register, go to https://www.escweb.net/ar_esc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=387918.