Teacher Appreciation Night
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
May is Teacher Appreciation Month! To express our appreciation, the Oriental Institute is hosting a reception and event for classroom teachers and school administrators. Meet staff from a wide range of K–12 education and outreach offices at the University of Chicago. Enjoy a few thematic tours led by the Oriental Institute’s docents. Take this opportunity to explore the premier educational resources and research materials available to teachers.
This is open to all teachers and school administrators of all disciplines and all grade levels.
Pre-registration is strongly recommended. 3 CPDUs. Bring your colleagues!
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Oriental Institute - Teacher Programs
The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Middle East and Egypt. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Institute, a division of the University of Chicago, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the study of the archaeology, philology, and history of early Middle Eastern civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum houses a world-renowned collection of ancient art and artifacts for the benefit of researchers, students, educators, and the general public. The Museum displays objects recovered by Oriental Institute excavations in permanent galleries devoted to ancient Egypt, Nubia, Persia, Mesopotamia, Syria, Anatolia, Palestine, and Israel, as well as special temporary exhibits.