Have multiple opportunities to learn with and from other archaeology educators.
Collaboratively build a vision for sustaining and professionalizing archaeology education; begin plans for implementing the vision.
Be able to teach K-12 age learners (in both formal and informal venues) about archaeology in an effective way that aligns to school standards.
Have access to high-quality educational materials that teach cultural understanding, scientific and historical inquiry, and archaeological stewardship.
Examine a current publication on public archaeology and establish a solid relationship between public archaeology and archaeology education.
Archaeology, Heritage, and Civic Engagement: Working toward the Public Good, by Barbara J. Little and Paul A. Shackel, 2014. Left Coast Press: Walnut Creek, CA.
Public Participation in Archaeology, edited by Suzie Thomas and Joanne Lea, 2014. The Boydell Press: UK
Getting to Know Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, by Teresa Cohn, 2005. The Watercourse, Montana State University, Bozeman. available at www.projectarchaeology.orgMonday, October 27, 2014
Dinner 5:30 – 6:00 pm
Evening 6:00 pm Welcome and Get Acquainted (Mesa Verde Room)
Silent Auction Begins!
Orientation to Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
History of Archaeology Education and Project Archaeology
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Breakfast 7:30 to 8:00 am
Morning 8:15 am (Mesa Verde Room)
Opening session - Review conference goals and agenda