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Professional Development Offerings

In addition to public educator workshops at the museum throughout the year, the DIA also offers professional development workshop opportunities for groups of educators.

Private workshops are available for K-12 teachers of all subjects, curriculum specialists, school administrators, or groups of homeschool educators. Michigan State Continuing Education Clock Hour (SCECH) credits are provided by Marygrove College and are available for educator workshops of three or more hours.

Please call Jenny Angell at 313-833-4958 or e-mail to see if we can meet your professional development workshop needs.

  • At least 4 weeks' advance notice is required to schedule a workshop.
  • The base per-participant fee for workshops is $10 per hour, but we often offer reduced fees based on your budget.
  • Please include:
    • The name of the workshop offering you are interested in
    • The size of your group (minimum 10 people)
    • Subject(s)/grade level(s) taught, and
    • At least two (2) options for dates and times to schedule the workshop.
  • Please also indicate if any participants will be taking the workshop for SCECH credits.

Note that the DIA is closed on Mondays - a full listing of museum hours can be found here. Certain workshops can also be held at locations outside the museum on a limited basis.

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Grade Level(s) Taught (required)

Please select as many as are relevant for all educators participating
in the workshop.

Subject Area(s) Taught (required)

Please indicate subject areas for all educators participating in the workshop.

Workshop Topic Request

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Offered in Partnership with Marygrove College.

Introductory Options:

Looking for a shorter program or to extend your day? These programs can be done in combination with for-credit workshops or on their own (additional fees may apply).

Preferred Date and Time

Please give three possible dates for your workshop request. We will do our best to fill your request as listed. You will be contacted as soon as possible upon receipt of application if we are not able to meet your stated request.

Please note that workshops must be scheduled at least 4 weeks in advance. The DIA's regular hours are 9am-4pm Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9am-10pm on Fridays, & 10am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays). MUSEUM CLOSED MONDAYS.

Please indicate preferred start and end times based on the workshop selected and account for any breaks, if needed.

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