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Smithsonian National Education Summit 2023

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Get ready for an exceptional professional learning opportunity!

Registration is open for the 2023 Smithsonian National Education Summit: "Together We Thrive," taking place from July 18-20, 2023. This year's Summit offers in-person workshops at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., as well as online-specific sessions, so you can choose the format that best suits your needs. Our Summit includes four distinct tracks:    

  • Life on a Sustainable Planet
  • STEAM Education
  • Reckoning with Our Racial Past
  • An Integrated Arts Education

Each track features a series of free online webinars led by museum experts and teacher practitioners, as well as in-person skill-building workshops and deep-dive discussions at the Smithsonian. No matter which track you choose or which format you participate in, you'll gain a wealth of classroom-ready ideas to take back to your school or organization. A professional development certificate outlining participation hours will be provided to all attendees. Free registration can be found here:

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