Teacher Workshop

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Friday March 25

8:30 AM  –  3:30 PM

March 25

Teacher Workshop – This Land is Herland: Women in the West

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Board Room

Join us for a professional development opportunity for teachers (best suited for grades 6 –12) at the National Cowboy Museum in collaboration with the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma. This educator workshop focuses on the untold stories of women in the West as featured in This Land Is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s. Hear from co-editors Sarah Eppler Janda and Patricia Loughlin as well as authors featured in the book. Learn about Western women who faced challenges but persisted, nonetheless.

Participants will also engage with content experts, including Michael Grauer, Macasland Chair of Cowboy Culture and Curator of Cowboy Collections and Western Art and Dr. Kim Pennington, Associate Professor and Chair, Educational Sciences, Foundations and Research, College of Education and Professional Studies University of Central Oklahoma, and leave with practical teaching strategies.

Participating teachers receive:

-              Reimbursement for one paid substitute while attending the workshop

-              $125 bus transportation subsidy paid to their district for field trip

-              Museum admission waived for a student field trip

-              20% teacher discount on one item purchased during the workshop at The Museum Store

-              Continental breakfast and lunch at the workshop

This event is free; however, a registration deposit of $20, which will be refunded to all attending, is due at the time of enrollment. Educators select a field trip date at time of enrollment. Current K – 12 educators and student teachers only. Register by March 18