Helping Them Helps You: How Offering Professional Development Workshops Can Impact Program and Staff

Saturday, September 29, 2018: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Meeting Room 16 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Lianna Kali, Project Coordinator, Exploratorium
Presenters:
Brittney Kugler, Professional Learning Specialist, Arkansas Discovery Network, Sloan Mann, Director of STEM Education, Imagination Station and Lisa Regalla, Deputy Director, Center for Childhood Creativity, Bay Area Discovery Museum

Museums are known for offering camps and classes, but are less recognized for their ability to offer educational development opportunities to adult audiences. Hear how several institutions have implemented professional development programs for fellow museum professionals, teachers, and parents, and discover how hosting these programs impacted internal staff growth in the process.