The National Association of Museum Schools Annual Conference

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The National Association of Museum Schools Annual Conference

February 16 – 18, 2023
Atlanta, GA
The Museum School of Avondale Estates

Set for February 16 – 18  in Atlanta, this three-day conference will bring together educators from across the nation to network and share innovative teaching methods and successful strategies. 

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

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!

Conference Schedule

Thursday, February 16

  • Registration and Swag Bag Pick-up
  • The Museum School of Avondale Estates School Tour
  • The Museum School: Behind the Scenes Tour
  • NAMS Network and Affinity Groups
  • Welcome Reception

Friday, February 17

  • Registration and Swag Bag Pick-up
  • Opening Sessions
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Lunch
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Closing Session

Saturday, February 18

  • Museum Partner Tours and Learning Expeditions
The National Association of Museum Schools Annual Conference

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