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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

EVENTS
EVENING FOR EDUCATORS
DENA'INAQ' HUCH'ULYESHI: THE DENA'INA WAY OF LIVING
5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
Free, pre-registration required online
Explore the first comprehensive exhibition about Dena'ina Athabascan people, who have lived in Cook Inlet for more than 1,000 years. Experience Dena'ina history and culture through more than 200 objects, art, music, storytelling, re-created settings, and hands-on activities. Learn more about the exhibition here.

EVENING FOR EDUCATORS
GYRE
5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014
Free, pre-registration required online
An international team of artists, scientists, and educators will observe and collect marine debris on Alaska's coastline in 2013. This exhibition features the expedition's scientific discoveries and artworks created from the debris. Learn more about the exhibition here.

REQUIRED STARLAB PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Learn how to operate and use the StarLab in your classroom. Museum educators take you through the inflatable dome's set-up and takedown processes. Discover the many possibilities for broadening your students' knowledge base.

StarLab Fall Training for Educators
4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
$15 per person, pre-registration required online

StarLab Spring Training for Educators
4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014
$15 per person, pre-registration required online

Can't attend one of the dates listed? Contact (907) 929-9280 to schedule your own training. 4 person minimum.

OPPORTUNITIES

CUSTOMIZED IN-SERVICE
Available year-round

Schedule a customized educator in-service at the Anchorage Museum. Learn the ins and outs of field trip planning, how to bring exhibitions to life through hands-on exploration, and how to use the museum as an authentic extension of classroom curriculum. Walk away with pre- and post-field trip activities. Price varies. For more information call (907) 929-9271 or download an in-service registration form online.

VOLUNTEERING
The museum offers a myriad of volunteer opportunities for adults and teens. Give an exhibition tour, develop curriculum, assist visitors during public programs and special events, or engage visitors through hand-on activities. We cherish our volunteers and are grateful for their help, so we show our appreciation by providing many benefits, including free museum admission and discounts in the museum shop and at Muse restaurant. If you are interested in volunteering (or have an interested student), download an application form here or e-mail volunteer@anchoragemuseum.org.Once your application is reviewed, we’ll contact you or your student for an interview and schedule an orientation and training. Training may include formal classes and workshops or informal meetings, depending on the volunteer activity.

REGISTER FOR AN EVENT

IN-SERVICE REGISTRATION FORM
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QUESTIONS?
Call (907) 929-9280