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Summer STEAM Workshop
Monday, June 26, 9am–3:30pm
$35/teacher; $30 for museum and CAEA members (includes lunch)

Gain concrete tools for integrating science, math, and the visual arts during this full-day STEAM workshop designed for K-12 teachers and administrators. Join educations from the Wadsworth Atheneum and the Connecticut Science Center for hands-on sessions and resources that can be directly applied to your class and art room teaching. Participants choose a morning and afternoon session. Click here for session descriptions.

The day kicks off with a keynote presentation by Amy McCooe, CEO and Co-Founder of Level Up Village, a social impact company based in Old Greenwich, CT. Level Up Village delivers pioneering Global STEAM enrichment courses that promote design thinking and one-to-one collaboration on real-world problems between students from around the world.

Certificates of Professional Development Completion provided, 5 hours on task.

Click here to register for the Summer STEAM Workshop.

Appointment-based Workshops

Are you a K–12 educator or administrator looking to integrate the arts into your teaching? We are happy to design a professional development session that supports your specific curricular needs. Workshops model a range of object-based teaching methods tailored to your subject area, grade level, and specified learning goals. Certificates of Connecticut Professional Development Completion available.

A maximum of 20 teachers can be accommodated per workshop session. Larger groups must book under multiple sessions.

Call (860) 838-4170 or email teachers@wadsworthatheneum.org to schedule a professional development session. Sessions must be booked a minimum of four weeks in advance.

Appointment-based Workshop Fees:
Up to 5 contact hours: $35/teacher
Up to 3.5 contact hours: $25/teacher

Spring Evening for Educators
A Declaration to Start a Nation
Wednesday, April 19, 5–7:30pm
FREE for PreK-12 educators

Connect with colleagues over drinks and art! Get an exclusive after-hours look at the Wadsworth Atheneum’s current exhibition John Trumbull: Visualizing American Independence. Join staff from the Wadsworth and Connecticut’s Old State House to make curriculum connections with gallery talks, teacher resources, and art-making. Round out the evening with light refreshments and a cash bar.

Registration is required; click here to register online.