Professional Development

Increase content knowledge, discover new resources, and swap stories when you attend professional development opportunities at Penn Museum.

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Professional Development Day at the Penn Museum
Monday, July 14, 2014
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

All School District of Philadelphia Middle School Teachers are invited to come to the Penn Museum on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM to attend a FREE, fun-filled, and informative professional development day that introduces our amazing program, UNPACKING THE PAST. 


During this truly unique PD experience, participating teachers receive:

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Four ACT 48 credits, lesson plans
  • EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS: Egyptian Gallery tour, Mummy Makers mummification workshop, hands-on activity, Q&A with world-famous Egyptologists
  • SPECIAL OFFERS: Light breakfast, catered lunch, free parking, school supply giveaways, and more!

UNPACKING THE PAST is an innovative NEW partnership between the Penn Museum, the School District of Philadelphia, Mastery, and KIPP. It is designed to give Philadelphia 7th graders FREE Common Core-aligned in-class and on-site instruction that explores the accomplishments of Ancient Egyptian culture. Participating classrooms receive a FREE in-class visit from our experienced Mummy Mobile Educators; FREE book and educational materials to keep in the classroom; and a FREE trip to visit the Museum (includes bus, Egypt Gallery tour, and our popular Mummy Makers hands-on workshop).

 Space is limited, SIGN UP TODAY through the School District of Philadelphia

Unpacking the Past
A partnership with the School District of Philadelphia, the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP), and Mastery Charter Schools

Unpacking the Past is made possible though funding generously provided by The Annenberg Foundation

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Emily Hirshorn, Museum and School Program Manager
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