NAMS 2023

National Association of Museum Schools Annual Conference

This 3-day conference will bring together educators from across the nation to network & share innovative teaching methods & strategies.

The National Association of Museum Schools is the anchor that connects museum school educators and museum professionals around the country. NAMS is the organization dedicated to expanding the successful museum model to more classrooms and schools. Join NAMS and become inspired by passionate thinkers within the museum school community.

Conference participants will take away best practices presented by award-winning museum schools and museums. Breakout sessions are designed for teachers and administrators at museum and traditional schools, museum educators, and museum school supporters. A sampling of topics includes:

  • Building Blocks to Effective Partnerships
  • Museum Unit Planning
  • Design Thinking and Museum Schools
  • Museum School Partner, Teacher, and Leader Panels
  • Exhibiting Quality Student Work
  • Planning for Authentic Learning
  • Taking Risks: First Steps to Problem Based Learning

In addition to breakout sessions, attendees can look forward to school tours, customized learning expeditions at local museums, and region-based networking and affinity groups.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn how educators are successfully implementing the museum model of education in schools across the nation!

Date

Feb 16 - 18 2023

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Location

Decatur, GA
923 Forrest Blvd, Decatur, GA
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