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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-131

American Association of Museums. Committee on Education

Records, 2003-2008

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Association of Museums. Committee on Education
Title: Records
Dates: 2003-2008
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 08-131
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and administration of the American Association of Museums, Committee on Education (EdCom). EdCom brings together museum educators and other museum professionals to advance the purpose of museums as places of learning, to serve as advocates for audiences, and to promote professional standards and excellence in the practice of museum education. Materials in this accession include correspondence, reports, budgets, officer listings, survey results, brochures, newsletters, and Board meeting agendas and minutes.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and administration of the American Association of Museums, Committee on Education (EdCom). EdCom brings together museum educators and other museum professionals to advance the purpose of museums as places of learning, to serve as advocates for audiences, and to promote professional standards and excellence in the practice of museum education. Materials in this accession include correspondence, reports, budgets, officer listings, survey results, brochures, newsletters, and Board meeting agendas and minutes.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 2/26/1988 Agreement of Transfer; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-131, American Association of Museums. Committee on Education, Records

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Container List

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Historical

History of EdCom (Committee for Education) - Status Reports on the EdCom Archives (January 2008 and January 2006)

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Governance

Minutes - Board Agenda and Minutes (April 2006 and January 2006)

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Budget - Budgets (FY 2007, FY 2006, FY 2005)

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Annual Reports - Annual Report (2006-2007) and Programs Annual Report (2006)

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Executive Board Rosters/National Officials - Elected Slate (4/25/2006), Draft slate (1/24/2006), and Roster (updated January 2006)

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Awards for Excellence - Awards Report (January 2008) and Awards (May 2007)

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Professional Training

Scholarships - Diversity Fellows (2007)

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Professional Workshops - Learning in Museums (June 2006), American Association of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting Business Luncheons (Agenda and Keynote Speaker, April 2006), AAM Annual Meeting Sessions (New Professionals and Mid-Career Mentoring Roundtables, 2006), and Best Practices in Museum Education (American Association for State and Local History Annual Meeting, September 2003)

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Resources

Website - Website Survey (April 2006)

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Publications - Newsletter (Fall 2006)

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Regional Annual Reports and Newsletters

Mid-Atlantic - Annual Reports (2007, 2005)

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Mountain Plains - Annual Reports (January 2007, January 2006), Mountain-Plains Museum Association (MPMA) EdCom Newsletter (December 2005), MPMA EdCom Executive Board and State Representatives (2005-2008), and MPMA EdCom Report (September 2005)

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