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Educator Open House Spring 2017
Sat, April 22, 2017, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
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Educator Open House
Registration is now closed. However walk-ins are always welcome. Please bring valid teaching credentials to our Welcome Center after 8:30 AM to check-in.
Join us for our semi-annual Educator Open House at The Henry Ford!
Educators receive FREE admission for you and one additional guest* to Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. PLUS receive FREE admission to Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, and Giant Screen Theater, when you attend one of our Must See Viewing sessions!
Must See Viewing Sessions (Subject to Change)
Anderson Theater at select times. Sessions held in the theater, no food or drinks allowed.
During the open house you will have the opportunity to attend a "Must See Viewing" session where The Henry Ford’s Education and Learning Department will speak about:
9:00am and 10:10am: Teacher Fellows and Glass Gallery
Last year our Teacher Fellows created a curriculum centered around our brand new Glass Gallery. Hear from them about their experience and learn more about how you can become a Teacher Fellow. (20 minutes)
Attending either Teacher Fellows and Glass Gallery session gets you and your guest tickets to the Greenfield Village and tickets to any one movie playing that day in the Giant Screen Theater.
9:35am and 10:45am: Making an Impact – Arab American Innovators and Contributions
The Arab American National Museum (AANM) documents, preserves and presents the history, culture and contributions of Arab Americans. Join us as we honor and tell the story of Arab Americans whose contributions have influenced our way of life (20 minutes).
Attending the Making an Impact sessions enables educators to enter a raffle to win an AANM membership, tickets to an upcoming AANM performance, or a guided tour for their classroom. Educators also receive one free admissions ticket to the AANM (supplies are limited; tickets are available to the first 300 educators.)
New This Year!
10:15am and 10:45am: Interdisciplinary approach to The Henry Ford
Come meet the new Director of Learning and Engagement for The Henry Ford, Lucie Howell, and stay for a discussion about the different ways to explore The Henry Ford with your students. (20 Minutes)
Attending either of the Interdisciplinary approach to The Henry Ford sessions gets you and your guest a free ticket to the Ford Rouge Factory Tour.
11:15 am-Invention Convention-Learn about an exciting opportunity for your students as The Henry Ford is bringing the Invention Convention to Michigan! Find out how you and your students can be a part of this event. (20 Minutes.)
Attending this session enters you into a raffle to win a free membership to The Henry Ford.
New this year!
11:00am and 1:00pm Know your own power!
Join us as we explore the power of solar and wind energy with Sunny, Dr. Gloom and members of DTE Energy’s clean and green team. During this interactive play, kids will learn how we generate power from solar and wind energy. (40 minutes).
Brought to you by DTE Energy
Please visit our ‘Learn More’ stations to receive information on contests, workshops, new attractions, FREE resources and much more!
ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN!
Remember to go online and fill out your end of day survey to be entered into a raffle to win a free field trip for you and your class. All surveys will be done online this year so make sure you check your agenda for the link. (Must be a certified K-12 teacher with a classroom to win). .
*Please note that the Educator Open House is exclusively for ‘active’ educators, student teachers, and homeschool educators who have already registered with The Henry Ford, and limited to one guest per educator. The Henry Ford cannot give additional tickets to accompanying family members and/or guests but tickets can be purchased on the day of the event in the Welcome Center lobby. Educators must provide credentials (certification, school ID or employee ID).
Free for educators (plus one guest!).
Parking is $6 per vehicle for nonmembers, free for members.
Online Registration and Check-In
Please register online for this event. Active educators, student teachers and registered* homeschool educators CLICK HERE to register.
*If you are a homeschool educator who has not registered with The Henry Ford, please fill out the Home Education Registration Form and return it to ReservationCenter@thehenryford.org. Once this is done you may register HERE.
Head to the Welcome Center lobby on Saturday, April 22, 2017 (9:00am-3pm; Doors open at 8:30am)
- All participants must check-in at the registration desk in the Welcome Center lobby.
- Educators may register and bring one (1) guest of their choice*
- Educators must provide credentials (certification, school ID or employee ID).
For more information on Educator Open House, please contact our Call Center at at 313-982-6001 or email at email@example.com.