Join us in conversation with Candra Flanagan, Director of Teaching and Learning at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), as we explore the museum’s exhibition on “Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies.”
During the webinar, we will:
- Take a virtual tour of NMAAHC's “Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies” exhibition
- Engage in a moderated Q&A about the exhibition and teaching the legacies of Reconstruction
Captioning will be provided during this webinar, which takes place from 2:30–3:30 PM ET/1:30–2:30 PM CT/ 12:30–1:30 PM MT/11:30–12:30 PM PT. If this time doesn’t work for your schedule, be sure to register and we’ll notify you once the recording is available on our On-Demand Learning Center.
You will be eligible to receive one-hour of professional development credit for participation if you actively watch the webinar. At the conclusion of the webinar, you will be able to download a certificate of completion from the webinar console. Check with your school district in advance of the webinar to ensure that the professional development credit is accepted.
About the Speaker:
Candra Flanagan, Director of Teaching and Learning, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Candra Flanagan is the director of the Teaching and Learning unit in the Education Department at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). In this current role she oversees the development of programming and resources to assist educators in incorporating African American history in their classroom; researches and creates educational publications for use by the general public and educators; and strategizes the role of NMAAHC in the professional development of educators. Recently, she served on the exhibition team for Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies where she served on the content team and was instrumental in creating the exhibition guide. Candra is dedicated to establishing research-based, audience-appropriate K-12 initiatives for educators and students. With a degree in History from the University of Maryland College Park, a degree in Social Foundations of Education and advanced coursework Educational Policy from the University of Virginia, she is passionate about the intersection between formal and informal learning as well as cultivating and encouraging life-long learning in educators and students.