Teacher Appreciation Open House at the Tsongas Industrial History Center

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Lowell National Historical Park News Release

Release date:                   Immediate

Contact(s):                      Phil Lupsiewicz

Phone number:                978-275-1705

Date:                               April 15, 2016


Release code:                  16-21

Teacher Appreciation Open House at the Tsongas Industrial History Center

Lowell, Massachusetts. —  Educators of all grades are invited to “mill around” at a Teacher Appreciation Open House at the Tsongas Industrial History Center on Monday, May 2, 2016 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.  Participants can try hands-on activities and preview the TIHC’s new curriculum-based activities for the 2016-2017 school year. The event’s activities demonstrate how the Center’s programs serve multiple grade levels and content areas in both history and science. 

Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and educators may enter a drawing for a free Tsongas Industrial History Center full-day field-trip program (a $225 value). Teachers who bring a colleague from another grade or subject receive an additional entry in the drawing.

Event Details:

Monday, May 2, 2016 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm

RSVP by April 27th: TIHC@uml.edu, call 978-970-5080 or on our online form at: http://www.uml.edu/Tsongas/Professional-Development/OpenHouse.aspx

Location: Tsongas Industrial History Center, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street, 3rd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852

The mission of the Tsongas Industrial History Center is to inspire connections with and understandings about America’s industrial past, present, and future through experiential learning using Lowell’s unique resources. Learn more about our programs at the Center at our website: http://www.uml.edu/tsongas.

 The Tsongas Industrial History Center is an education partnership between the University of Massachusetts Lowell Graduate School of Education and National Park Service at Lowell National Historical Park.  Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Center serves 55,000 students and teachers in full-day hands-on programs each year.

To learn more about this and other park offerings of Lowell National Historical Park during this centennial year of the National Park Service, including the Junior Ranger program, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, Mill Girls and Immigrants Exhibit, ranger-led tours, and upcoming special events stop by the Visitor Center at 246 Market Street, or contact Lowell National Historical Park at (978) 970-5000, or visit www.nps.gov/lowe.


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