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Education @ the Schomburg: Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2014

July 18, 2014

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

A weeklong professional development series:  Teachers from kindergarten to college are invited to make the Schomburg Center your destination for a spectacular “education vacation” this year! Join hundreds of educators and premier scholars from across the country for lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and community walks that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora.  Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg's rich primary resource collections on-site and online. 

Monday-Friday, July 14-18, 2014

This year’s themes include:
Freedom Summer 1964;
American Maroons and Resistance to Slavery;
The Motown Sound: A Voice for Freedom;
The History of Education in New York City;
Book Arts and the African American Experience;
The Civil Rights Act of 1964;
Hip-Hop History;
Abolitionism in Brooklyn;
and more.  
Registration Fees*:  
General: $500/week ; or $125 per day.
College Students & Seniors (age 62 and up):  $400/week ; or $100 per day.
Reserve Your Seat Today!   REGISTRATION FORM .

Payment Options:
1.  Check or money orders: Made payable to: Schomburg Center/The New York Public Library;
2.  Purchase Orders: Schomburg Center/NYPL's  NYCDOE Vendor ID#13-188744001;
3.  Credit Cards:  Pay ONLINE at; or FAX the registration  form to (212) 491-2011;
4.  Walk-ins:  Payments accepted on-site at the Schomburg Gift Shop.


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