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MUSEUM OFFERS ONLINE COURSES FOR TEACHERS

Earn Continuing Education Credit

The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh offers eight six-week online workshops for educators. Teachers can earn continuing education credit (CEU), boost their knowledge of captivating North Carolina topics, and get ideas for classroom activities. These self-paced workshops are available to public, private, and home-school educators. The courses provide up to four CEUs (40 contact hours) but can be tailored to the number of contact hours, including regular, reading and technology credits, needed by the registrant. The workshops cost $40 per class. The schedule for upcoming workshops follows.

American Indians in North Carolina, Past and Present                      Sept. 1-Oct. 15, 2011
Legends of North Carolina                                                                 Oct. 15-Dec. 1, 2011
Civil Rights in North Carolina                                                            Dec. 1, 2011-Jan. 15, 2012
Antebellum North Carolina                                                                Jan. 15-March 1, 2012
Stories From the Civil War                                                                 March 1-April 15, 2012
Brother Can You Spare a Dime? The 1930s in North Carolina          April 15-June 1, 2012
North Carolina Geography                                                                 June 1-July 15, 2012
African American Life and Culture in North Carolina History          July 15-Sept.1, 2012

For more information about the workshops, visit   http://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/edu/ProfDev.html. A printable registration form is available at http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/collateral/2011-2012_ProfDevelopment_registration.pdf. For additional details about the online workshops, call 919-807-7977 or e-mail tricia.l.blakistone[at]ncdcr.gov.

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