Project Archaeology State Program

New Mexico

Events in New Mexico
Canyons of the Ancients Educator Workshop @ Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center
Jun 10 – Jun 13 all-day

Canyons of the Ancients Educator Workshop

  • Project Archaeology is seeking an all-star group of K-12 teachers, museum and archaeology educators, and informal educators.
  • Only 14 applicants will be selected to attend this special 3-Day workshop.
  • Thanks to our generous sponsors, participants will be awarded a $200 scholarship.

Learn first-hand how to help your students practice the basics of inquiry-based learning through cross-curricular, studentcentered lessons that teach cultural understanding. Investigate an ancient Puebloan shelter with your students without ever leaving the classroom! You will receive the award-winning curriculum guide Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter for grades 3 through 5 which supports the goals of the Common Core and integrates English, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science. Students learn to analyze artifacts, primary documents, and oral histories related to authentic archaeological sites.

Workshop includes:

  • Inquiry-based instruction and lessons
  • $200 scholarship
  • lunches and snacks
  • Special Guest Presentations
  • Guided tour of Lowry Pueblo
  • Curriculum guides, Project Archaeology: Investigating Shelter and Investigating the Puzzle House Pueblo
  • 2 college credits (optional)

Application deadline is April 30, 2019

Project Archaeology Leadership Academy @ Montana State University
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day

Interested in connecting kids to the past?

Do you want to bring engaging, cross-curricular materials that teach cultural understanding to teachers in your schools?

Become a leader in cultural heritage education by attending the 10th annual Project Archaeology Leadership Academy!

Project Archaeology is seeking all-star teachers, museum educators, and archaeology educators to receive high-quality professional development to teach Project Archaeology’s acclaimed inquiry-based curricula fulfilling many Common Core requirements.

You will graduate as a Master Teacher and be fully prepared to offer professional development training to your community. Your students will learn critical-thinking skills through engaging inquiry-based lessons that teach cultural understanding.

Project Archaeology Leadership Academy
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT
June 24 – June 28, 2019

Lodging and meals are provided for successful applicants! Travel stipends up to $250 are available. Only a select few will be chosen for this incredible opportunity to protect archaeological sites through education. Come explore a buffalo jump and visit the renowned exhibits and living history farm at the Museum of the Rockies! Graduate credits are available.

2019 Leadership Academy Application (239 downloads)
Shop Curriculum for New Mexico

Jane Childress
BLM Las Cruces Field Office
1800 Marquess Street
Las Cruces, NM 88005-3371

Mollie Toll

Eric Blinman

Laura Hronec
BLM New Mexico State Office

Michael Perry
Farmington Municipal Schools

John Turrietta
Rio Rancho Public Schools

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Thank you for supporting our work to develop culturally relevant curricula, instilling cultural understanding, honoring past and present people, preserving archaeological sites through education. Every donation helps us connect people through our shared past.