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

Accession 09-215

American Association of Museums. Committee on Education

Records, circa 1999-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Association of Museums. Committee on Education
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1999-2009
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 09-215
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 reports, planning documents, agendas, meeting minutes, budgets, committee rosters, awards reports, policies, standards, agreements, procedures, approved resolutions surveys, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and administration of the American Association of Museums (AAM), 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 reports, planning documents, agendas, meeting minutes, budgets, committee rosters, awards reports, policies, standards, agreements, procedures, approved resolutions surveys, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; 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 09-215, American Association of Museums. Committee on Education, Records

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Container List

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Historical

History of EdCom - Status Report on the EdCom Archives (February 2009)

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Governance

Strategic Agenda - Standing Professional Committee (SPC) on Education 5-year Strategic Planning (1999); EdCom Strategic Agenda (1999-2002, 2003); Strategic Agenda Updates (2000-2001, 2002); Strategic Agenda Action Items (2003); SPC on Education Strategic Agenda (2006); EdCom Annual Calendar of Events

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Minutes - Board Agenda (January 2004); Board Minutes (April 2008)

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Budgets - FY 2002, FY 2003, FY 2004

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EdCom Committees (2002-2003)

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Executive Board Rosters - Board Election Slate (February 4, 2005); Roster (February 2009)

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Awards for Excellence - Awards (April 2006), Awards Report (February 2009)

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Policies and Procedures - Policies and Procedures Drafts

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EdCom Statements of Standards and Principles - Professional Standards and Principles of Best Practice in Museum Education Drafts

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Collaborations - Memorandum of Understanding: EdCom and Museum Education Roundtable (February 2005)

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Issues with American Association of Museums (AAM) - SPC Task Force Meeting (2002, 2003, 2006); SPC Council Meeting (2003, 2004, 2006); Information Center Inquiry Report (2004); AAM Concil of SPC Agenda (January 2005); AAM Staff Liaisons (January 2005); SPC Archive Issues-Rough Draft (January 2005); SPC Task Force Report to Board (October 2005); AAM Memorandum (2005, 2006); SPC Council Agenda (January 2006); SPC Council Mid-year Meeting (January 2006); Council of Standing Professional Committees (March 2006); AAM Definitions of Competencies (March 2006); SPC Guidelines and Procedures; SPC Operating Guidelines; AAM Approved Resolutions; Excellence in Practice; SPC Task Force Workshop Issues Survey; Council of SPC Website Updates

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Membership

Membership Brochure (2002)

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Professional Training

AAM Annual Meeting - 30th Anniversary (2002)

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AAM Annual Meeting Sessions - EdCom Sessions (2005, 2006)

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Scholarships - Learning in Museums Fellowships (January 2004)

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Professional Workshops - Learning in Museums Conference Call (June 2002)

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Resources

Website - Web Committee (2003, 2004); Updates (2003, 2005)

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Publications - Newsletter (Fall 2005)

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Regional Annual Reports and Newsletters

Mid-Atlantic - Mid-winter report (2003, 2005); MAAM Regional Report (February 2009)

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Southeast - EdCom Report (January 2003)

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Midwest - EdCom Regional Report (February 2009)

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Mountain Plains - AAM/MPMA EdCom Update (July 2001); MPMA EdCom Mid-winter Report (January 2003); MPMA EdCom Report (February 2005); School Education Standards Survey

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Western - Mid-winter Report (2002/2003)

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