Professional Development - Annual Workshops
Registration and brochure is now available and you can register anytime after January 1st, 2014.. Here is a general listing of the events, dates, and a brief description of each workshop day.
THE MISSISSIPPI: ITS WATER, ITS LAND, ITS PEOPLE
June 7, 2014 = Land Formation & Usages - Land Structures and Farming
June 21, 2014 = Multi-Cultural Interactions
July 12, 2014 = River Usages: Commercial / Private
July 26, 2014 = Native American Arts & Crafts
August 9, 2014 = Mining, Farming, Business & Mansions (A Silos and Smokestacks' Presentation)
The teachers will again have the opportunity to earn either recertification or graduate credit for these workshops. You must take any two of the five workshops for one credit and two of the five to earn two credits. A reflection / reaction paper or lesson plan(s) is also required of anyone desiring credit(s).
Step One: E-mail e-mail us to reserve a spot.
Cultural presentation segments are a highlight of each workshop agenda.
Did You Know?
In 1880, Alfred J. Hill and Theodore H. Lewis formed the Northwestern Archeological Survey for the purpose of surveying mounds in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Lewis spent eleven field seasons in Iowa and was the first to map mounds in the present Effigy Mounds National Monument.