Innovative Training Opportunities for Minnesota's Teachers

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$203,767
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Status
Ongoing
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (c), Programs
Appropriation Language

(c) Programs. $3,000,000 in 2010 and $4,750,000 in 2011 are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota, conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$203,767
Project Overview

In 2009 and 2010, more than 565 Minnesota teachers benefitted from professional development workshops led by the Minnesota Historical Society. These innovative training opportunities included:

  • Northern Lights Academy program at the Minnesota History Center,
  • Immersion programs at historic sites,
  • Partnerships with social studies organizations and
  • Professional development programs for teachers in rural school districts.

 Arts and Cultural Heritage funds have reduced the cost of attending teacher workshops.

In the first seven months of 2011, seven additional education workshops are planned, including a two-day social studies bus tour to various historic locations around Minnesota.

Project Details
In 2009 and 2010, more than 565 Minnesota teachers benefitted from professional development workshops led by the Minnesota Historical Society. These innovative training opportunities included a Northern Lights Academy program at the Minnesota History Center, immersion programs at historic sites, partnerships with social studies organizations and professional development programs for teachers in rural school districts. In the first seven months of 2011, seven additional education workshops are planned, including a two-day social studies bus tour to various historic locations around Minnesota.
Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Maijala
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Blvd W
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
651-259-3442