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National Archaeology Educator’s Conference

2014 National Archaeology Educator’s Conference

Project Archaeology presents: Best Practices in Archaeology Education.

Project Archaeology holds an annual conference each fall for our Coordinators and Master Teachers. This year, in honor of our 25th anniversary, we are starting the first National Archaeology Educator’s Conference. Now the conference will be expanded to include all archaeology educators including archaeologists, museum educators, teachers, students, and anyone else interested in archaeology education!

The conference provides professional development through sessions, workshops, and field trips; presents opportunities for networking and mentorships; and connects conference attendees with high-quality educational materials.

October 27 – 31, 2014

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Cortez, Colorado

You can now register online for the conference! Registration deadline: September 15, 2014.

Story Contest


Win a visit by an archaeologist to your classroom!

We want to hear how you use archaeology in your classroom, or a time when you took your students to an historic place or archaeological site.

The teacher with the best story wins a classroom visit by an archaeologist and the award-winning Investigating Shelter guide with cross-curricular lessons that teach cultural understanding!!!

Bonus! Every teacher who enters gets a FREE sample lesson and the school with the most entries wins an archaeology professional development workshop! More information.

Discover the past ~ Shape the future

Project Archaeology uses archaeological inquiry to foster understanding of past and present cultures; improve social studies and science education; and enhance citizenship education to help preserve our archaeological legacy.

“Discovery is nothing more than observing what is already there.”

From the Blog:

  • August 7th, 2014

    We asked teachers from across the nation to submit stories about how they use archaeology in their classroom or a time when they took their students to visit an archaeological site. Dan McRoberts from Iowa is the winner of the Project Archaeology Story …

  • May 29th, 2014

    By Sarah Miller, Florida Public Archaeology Network and Florida State Coordinator Project Archaeology first came to Florida in 2006 when I was hired as Director of the Northeast Regional Center for the Florida Public Archaeology Network.  As part of th …

  • March 25th, 2014

    Jeanne Moe, BLM Project Archaeology Lead, demonstrates how archaeology can help teachers implement the Common Core State Standards. Archaeology.  The word alone is fascinating and immediately brings images of far-off lands, fabulous artifacts, and anci …

  • February 24th, 2014

    There is a lot we can learn from the people who first lived here. A profound story. A story of family. Archaeological discoveries  have a way of igniting our curiosity and connecting us to our own humanity. The discovery of an 18 – 24 month old boy bur …


Project Archaeology depends on the continued support of our dedicated coordinators to bring archaeology education to the nation. Make a difference in education today!

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