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Educator Workshops

Collaborating with educators to share the Japanese American experience with students is an important part of furthering our mission. JANM offers professional development workshops for classroom teachers and other educators.

Upcoming Educator Workshops

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Little Tokyo: How History Shapes a Community Across Generations

An NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop for teachers

July 17–22 and July 24–29, 2022 • APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED

Los Angeles, CA

Little Tokyo: How History Shapes a Community Across Generations will examine history through the neighborhood of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles, California. With a focus especially, but not exclusively, on the Japanese American experience, this week-long workshop will be offered twice: July 17–22 and July 24–29, 2022. During the course of the workshop, participants will be joined by scholars, educators, curators, and community historians to learn about this unique place and how it has evolved through history.

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Virtual professional development workshops

Virtual professional development workshops for up to 30 educators can be arranged for schools, districts, or other groups of educators.

Workshops can be developed to include: 1-2 hours of live content and up to 1.5 hours of asynchronous material.

Professional development sessions must be booked at least four weeks in advance. If you have any questions, please email us at education@janm.org.

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Please note that availability, pricing, requirements, and options are subject to change.

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