Training & Professional Learning Opportunities

MTA Training & Professional Learning Opportunities

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EMAC Retreat

Location: MTA Quincy Office (Headquarters). Monday, August 8, 2022 – Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

Primary Sources in the Classroom: Active Citizenship

PDP Programs Each summer the Boston Athenæum holds a workshop for educators on expanding the use of visual and textual primary sources in classroom teaching. This summer we'll explore the topic of active citizenship, using documents and images to study civics, community engagement, and social activism throughout US history. The workshop, designed primarily for teachers of students in grades 5 through 12, is of value to and open to educators of all grade levels, pre-service teachers, homeschool educators, librarians, and museum educators. Our schedule will be: August 9 | 6 to 7 pm | Keynote Lecture (virtual, on Zoom) , August 10 | 9 am to 5 pm | Workshop sessions (in person) , August 11 | 9 am to 5 pm | Workshop sessions (in person) , August 12 | 10:30 am to 3:30 pm | Optional research and writing day for participants, Workshop participants engage in a combination of group and individual activities, including an introduction to the Athenæum and its resources, analyzing primary sources for inquiry-based learning… Disclaimer: The MTA is happy to include training and professional learning courses, workshops, conferences and events from other organizations on this calendar. To have your event considered, please contact Dan Callahan, MTA's Training and Professional Learning Specialist, Inclusion of any listings in this calendar is offered as a service to members and the sponsoring organizations does not constitute an endorsement by MTA. Please contact the organization directly with questions. Tuesday, August 9, 2022 – Friday, August 12, 2022. For more info visit

Bargaining Summit

Union Skills & Leadership Location: TBD. Saturday, October 15, 2022.