Professional Development

Programs, events, and workshops for teachers of all grade levels and subjects

Professional Development Programs

Evenings for Educators

Designed for teachers of all grade levels and subjects, these casual gatherings feature special tours, film screenings, and refreshments. Pick up new curriculum guides, activities, and unique classroom resources while you earn CPE credit and enjoy time with colleagues.

Upcoming Programs

Evening for Educators
March 8, 2017 5:00-8:00 pm

Save the date! More info to come.



The Bullock Museum often offers professional development with partner organizations. These range from multi-day conferences to single day content-rich workshops that explore a variety of topics and subjects.


February 6, 2017-February 7, 2017 8:00am-4:00pm

Join the Texas State Historical Association, the Region 13 Education Service Center, and the Bullock Museum for this year’s Discovering Texas History Conference to be held at the Thompson Conference Center and the Bullock Texas State History Museum. For more information, click here.

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS

February 11, 2017 8:30am - 4:30pm

Held in conjunction with the opening of Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865 this FREE workshop provides an opportunity for teachers to explore the special exhibition and discover content and educational resources from The Historic New Orleans Collection. For more information and to register, click here.

Public Programs for CPE Credit

Educators, to RSVP and receive CPE credit, email

Upcoming Programs

High Noon Talk: Bootlegging and the Balinese Room
February 1, 2017 12:00-1:00 pm

February 5, 2017 12:00-5:00 pm
CPE credit given for Ask-a-Meteorologist from 2:15-2:45pm

Schedule a Workshop for Your Group

Looking to earn CPE hours through quality professional development experiences? Let the Bullock Museum host your next school or district professional development day!

The Bullock Museum tailors experiences to meet your instructional needs in several different formats, including half- and full-day events, multi-day collaborations with other institutions, and distance learning videoconferences. Program topics include: Museum 101: Teacher Orientation Workshop; Discovering History Through Artifacts; The Design and Aesthetics of Artifacts; Exploring Science at a History Museum; La Belle: The Ship That Changed History; and Pre-Service Training.

Interested in scheduling a workshop? Please call (512) 936-4604 or email for more information.

Support for the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and education programs provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.