MAECON Workshop: Beginning Conversations Between Archaeologists and Educators

MAECON Workshop: Beginning Conversations Between Archaeologists and Educators

In August. MAECON will host its first workshop which will bring together archaeologists and educators.  The goal of this workshop is to begin discussions about the needs of educators in Massachusetts and how archaeology can be used to support those needs.  There will be a focus on current archaeology education and its successes and problems.  The conversations and ideas generated at this workshop will help direct MAECON as it moves forward as a resource for both educators and archaeologists.

Speakers will include Sarah Miller, Director of Florida Public Archaeology Network, representatives from New Hampshire’s “Project Archaeology”, Boston’s Museum of Science, and more.

If you are interested in attending this workshop, please send your name, institution, position, and email address to


Date: Friday August 16, 2013

Location: Museum of Science,  11 Science Park, Boston MA 02114

Time: 9:00 am – 12:10 pm



Full Schedule

8:00 Breakfast (Downstairs, Starbucks, Vouchers)

9:00 Workshop begins (Third Floor, Education Room)
Opening remarks

9:05 Presenter 1: Sarah Miller Florida Public Archaeology Network9:20 Questions

9:25 Presenter 2: Sheila Charles and Tanya Krajcik Project Archaeology
9:40 Questions

9:45 Presenter 3: Mike Adams Museum of Science
10:00 Questions

10:05-10:20 Break

10:20 Presenter 4: Lindsay Randall RS Peabody Museum of Archaeology
10:35 Questions

10:40 Presenter 5: Geralyn Ducady Haffenreffer Museum
10:55 Questions

11:00 Presenter 6: TBA
11:15 Questions

11:20 Breakout Sessions to discuss questions
11:45 Breakout reconvenes for group discussion
12:10 Workshop ends




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