Asia Society Museum
The Collection in Context presents the Asia Society's collection of nearly three hundred works of art in their historical and cultural context. The core of the collection was donated by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd and includes masterworks from South, Southeast, and East Asia, dating from 2000 B.C.E. to the 19th century, reflecting the great achievements and wide diversity of Asian arts and cultures.
This art education program, presented by China Institute Gallery offers gallery tours and special programs for student groups of all ages. Tours include a gallery talk, video presentation and a hands-on workshop.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
New York Transit Museum
Noble Maritime Museum
Brooklyn Children's Museum
First museum created expressly for children when it was founded in 1899. Its success has sparked the creation of 300 children's museums around the world.
Children's Museum of the Arts
Founded in 1988, CMA is New York City's only hands-on art museum for children. Our Mission is to create opportunities for children, aged 1 to 12 years old, to reach their full potential in the visual & performing arts. Every day children work with paint, glue, paper and recycled materials to paint, sculpt, build and imagine.
Abigail Adams Smith Museum www.mvhm.org Alice Austen House www.aliceausten.org American Immigrant Wall of Honor www.wallofhonor.org Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org Boscobel www.boscobel.org Bowne House www.bownehouse.org Bronx County Historical Society www.bronxhistoricalsociety.org Brooklyn's History Museum www.brooklynhistory.org Museum of the City of New York www.mcny.org Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum www.cshwhalingmuseum.org Conference House www.theconferencehouse.org Cooper-Hewitt Museum www.ndm.si.edu Ellis Island Museum of Immigration www.ellisisland.com Foundry School Museum www.pchs-fsm.org Fraunces Tavern Museum www.frauncestavernmuseum.org Gracie Mansion www.nyc.gov/html/om/html/gracie.html John Jay Homestead www.johnjayhomestead.org Lower East Side Tenement Museum www.tenement.org Lyndhurst www.lyndhurst.org Morris-Jumel Mansion www.morrisjumel.org New Windsor Cantonment nysparks.state.ny.us/sites/info.asp?siteID=18 New York City Fire Museum www.nycfiremuseum.org New York Historical Society www.nyhistory.org Old Merchant's House www.merchantshouse.com Oyster Bay Historical Society www.oysterbayhistory.org Philipsburg Manor www.hudsonvalley.org/philipsburg/index.htm Philipse Manor Hall www.ascd.org Queens Historical Society www.ascd.org Raynham Hall Museum www.ascd.org Richmondtown, Historic www.ascd.org Sagamore Hill www.ascd.org Sea Cliff Village Museum www.ascd.org South Street Seaport Museum www.ascd.org St. Paul's Church National Historic Site www.ascd.org Statue of Liberty www.ascd.org Stony Point Battlefield www.ascd.org Suffolk County Marine Museum www.ascd.org Sunnyside www.ascd.org Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace www.ascd.org Van Cortlandt Manor www.ascd.org Vanderbilt Mansion www.ascd.org Walt Whitman Birthplace www.ascd.org Washington's Headquarters www.ascd.org Young-Morris Historic Site www.ascd.org
NYC Department of Education Schools
For a listing of all schools, including links to listings of schools with Special Education programs, Alternative High Schools and Programs, New Schools, Charter Schools.
The following organizations might be able to put you in touch with authors interested in visiting your classroom.
Ask a bee keeper to bring an empty hive, show the bee keeper clothing, discuss, safety around bees, and give out samples of honey.
Civic Groups and Church organizations
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Lions Clubs, Kiwanis, Junior Achievement, YMCA, YWCA, League of Women Voters, Habitat for Humanity, etc.
Rotary CLub of NY:
Federal Reserve Bank
Tour provides an overview of the Bank's operations and security procedures. Participants must be at least 16 years old or juniors in high school, and each group of nine students must be accompanied by an adult.
New York State Unified Court System Tours
Offers free guided tours of the criminal and civil courts for students, seniors citizens and civic or religious groups. The tours are available in every borough and in counties outside the City. Some tours even offer the opportunity for students to participate in a mock trial.
American Community Gardening Association (ACGA)
Provides regular journals, annual regional and national conferences and membership. Has a library of gardening fact sheets available to members at no charge. Volunteers can also help teachers obtain needed information about how a garden can be used for education.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Project Green Reach and Green Bridge
Works with teachers on implementing science projects, brings students to BBG and comes to your classroom.
City Parks Foundation
May donate bulbs/other plants and help you plant.
Use their parks locater for field trips can request they plant trees on your block.
They may be able to provide support to your school or local community garden.
Lower East Side Ecology Center
Offer resources for teachers, in the form of teacher trainings, in-class visits and lesson plans. You can get worm bins and worms for a special deal!
NY Restoration Project
Become a certified administrator in one year.
NYC Leadership Academy
For NYC teachers who want to become Principals or Assistant Principals.
Teacher's College Principals Academy
NYC Teaching Fellows who are selected for the academy will receive a 30% tuition scholarship.
New Leaders for New Schools
Designed to effectively prepare and support individuals who have an unyielding belief in the potential of all children to achieve academically, a record of success in leading adults, and demonstrated instructional knowledge (with a minimum of two years of teaching experience in a K-12 setting).
Brooklyn College's Advanced Certificate Program in Educational Leadership