Past Events - Professional Learning

Past Events - Professional Learning

Professional Learnings

Our professional learning workshops for teachers and administrators provide a forum to engage in interdisciplinary learning; practice pedagogical approaches; and an opportunity to learn about museum-based school programs and curricula.  

Past Events

FREE Educator Open House

Thursday, October 27, 2016
4:30pm - 6:30pm

All Educators and Administrators Welcome
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Building A

Or contact Loretta Lonecke at 718.483.7103

Join us for a FREE Educator Open House with the Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor. Meet with Staten Island Museum education staff, mingle with colleagues, view the latest exhibitions, and learn about upcoming programs available for students and teachers. Educators who attend will receive a 10% discount for one school program, if they book during the event. Wine and cheese will be served.

Art, Archaeology, and Museums

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Middle and High School Educators

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Building A
$35 per person


Or contact Loretta Lonecke at 718.483.7103

In conjunction with the Archaeology Society of Staten Island, the Staten Island Museum will hold a day-long workshop for educators who wish to use objects and/or histories of ancient and global cultures in their curriculum. Hands-on workshops will be provided to learn more about the practice of archaeology, collections management and museum curating.


June 8, 2017, Chancellor’s Day

Looking Closely: Staten Island Biodiversity


Past Professional Learning Events: Explore some of the Museum past professional learning events. 

Thursday, June 9, 2016
All Educators Welcome
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Building A
9:30AM – 3:00PM
$35 per person

Support inquiry with primary sources found in the Staten Island Museum’s local history archive. Describe examples of the benefits of teaching with primary sources and identify key considerations for selecting primary sources for instructional use. Tour the Staten Island Museum and grounds of Snug Harbor.
Contact Loretta Lonecke or 718.483.7103 for more information or to register by phone.


Thursday, May 19, 2016
For School Administrators
Bringing the World Home: Art and Local History
In Collaboration with the Center for Arts Education
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301, Building A
12:30PM -4:00PM

CAE, in collaboration with the Staten Island Museum, present an interdisciplinary approach to enrich your art, science and history curricula through object-based analysis and skills to deconstruct paintings and historical documents. Tour the Museum with the Curator of Art, engage in a hands-on art-making workshop and receive resource materials to take back to your school.