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.