Professional Development

Summer PD is amazing at the Amazeum!

Sign up now to participate in unique, engaging, and relevant workshops that will hone and expand your teaching skills. Swipe below for summer PD options! PD session full? Sign up on the wait list!

 Using Narrative to Create Inclusive and Engaging Engineering Experiences

Are you looking for innovative ways to engage your students in engineering? Wondering how to integrate socio-emotional skills and STEM learning? Join researchers, engineers and educators from the New York Hall of Science, Tech Interactive and Amazeum as we explore engineering activities developed through a three-year National Science Foundation funded research project. 

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Maker Meet Up

Join the Amazeum and the local maker community on the second Tuesday of each month for monthly Maker Meet Ups. These informal meetings will help us share stories, insights, and encouragements as we continue to shape the maker movement in NWA.

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Making Beyond the Makerspace

Join the Amazeum and the Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative as we explore ways to engage students in maker-centered learning without a physical makerspace. 

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Maker Workshop: Soldering

Expand your maker skills by learning the basics of soldering! Try your hand at binding metal and learn skills to create your very own mixed metal wearable! 
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Maker Workshop: Sewing Machine
Expand your maker skills by learning the basics of sewing machines! Discover the inner workings of a sewing machine, learn how to thread a machine, create basic mends, and turn fabric trash into treasure in this sewing machine crash course. 

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The Amazeum is proud to be an AR Department of Education approved content provider for teacher professional development opportunities.