SIA Acc. 04-189, Smithsonian Institution Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Program Files, 1996

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This accession includes VHS videotapes documenting the tele-conference "Museums as Partners in School Reform," which took place on September 28, 1996. Three thousand teachers, education policy leaders, and museums educators participated in the event which included remarks by I. Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; Diane Frankel, Director of the Institute of Museum Services; and Howard Gardner, noted author and learning psychologist. Representatives from four successful museum-school partnerships explained their approaches and answered questions from the national audience.


  • Gardner, Howard
  • Heyman, Ira Michael 1930-2011
  • Frankel, Diane
  • Institute of Museum Services
  • Museums as Partners in School Reform (Tele-conference) (1996: Washington, D.C.)


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.


Numeric by tape number

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520




  • Education
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects


  • Videotapes
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 04-189

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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