Teacher In-Service - Special Program - The Birthplace of Country Music
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Teacher In-Service – Special Program

June 8, 2018


If you are interested in future teacher in-services and workshops, please send your email address to rrodgers@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org.

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum and Tennessee State Museum are partnering together for a special Teacher In-Service Program. Learn more about the educational resources provided by both museums, activities to take back to your classrooms, and field trip opportunities.

Event Details

Event: Teacher In-Service with the Tennessee State Museum and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Date: Friday, June 8

Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way, Bristol


9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (elementary/middle school)

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. (high school)

Each in-service will include 30 minutes of coffee and conversation after each session.

  • * Space is limited so RSVP below if you are interested!

Session format: Each 3-hour session will include:

1½ hours with Tennessee State Museum educators including a short presentation about the new museum and its resources; a traveling trunk activity focused on suffrage history; and a classroom activity focused on the Civil War

1½ hours with the Birthplace of Country Music Museum curatorial staff including a short tour of the museum focused on the school field trip experience; museum activities and lessons; and information about upcoming special exhibits: For All the World To See, on visual imagery and the civil rights struggle, and Reading Appalachia, on Appalachian children’s literature.

*While the Tennessee State Museum education plan is focused on Tennessee state standards, the aim of this workshop is to provide support for broad historical themes relevant to both Tennessee and Virginia teachers.

Cost: Free to teachers

Certificate: An in-service certificate for 3 hours will be presented to attending teachers.



June 8, 2018
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