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Professional Development

Professional Opportunities

For Teachers by Teachers

Collaborate with Museum educators to create activities and lesson plans for the Museum! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For Teachers By Teachers Application

Field Trips and Educator Workshops

Becoming Los Angeles at NHM with UCLA Center X History/Geography Project
Saturday April 26, 2014
1 - 4 pm

Explore the last five centuries of interaction between Southern Californians and the environment and discover how we became L.A.! From Angel’s Flight and Clifton’s Cafeteria to a time where rivers and roads were free of concrete and cattle roamed the city — you’ll be intrigued by our local history. Though particularly suited for third and fourth grade educators, all educators will find the information on urban development and the personal stories Los Angeles valuable.

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Becoming Los Angeles with Ryman Arts
Saturday May 3, 2014
9 am - 1 pm

Join Ryman Arts and the Natural History Museum for a morning of interdisciplinary fun! We'll tour the Museum's newest permanent exhibit, Becoming Los Angeles, then explore ways to use it to enhance art, creative writing and history learning. Come on your own or with a team, and leave with materials to take back to the classroom. 

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To Register

Click the links above to register for Professional Development through the Natural History Museum.

Please note that registration for workshops in collaboration with UCLA CenterX are through UCLA CenterX.

For questions, e-mail or call (213) 763-3529.

All Professional Development at the NHM is free unless otherwise noted. To ensure we are taking advantage of our resources, let us know if you cannot attend so we can offer opportunities to others.

Stay Informed

Be sure to check out What's New to learn about upcoming student and teacher opportunities and to sign up to receive our quarterly NHM School Programs newsletter For Teachers!

Workshop Resources

Visit our Workshop Resources Page to download documents from recent NHM Educator Workshops!