Educator Professional Development

From the Secret History of History to the Science of Spying, the Museum offers educator professional development workshops that provide a new and interesting content on topics including but not limited to: 

  • The role of intelligence in national security
  • What is spying, how does it work, and why do we do it?
  • What do students in the 21st Century need to know about spying?
  • The Cold War
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • The role of spying and intelligence in the Civil War
  • The Secret History of History – a 2,000 year history of spying.
  • The Spy’s Eye View: Meet a real spy  click here for speakers
  • Spy Tech: What is the science behind spying?
  • The role of communication in spying (addressing ELA curriculum)

In addition to a variety of topics, workshops provide innovative resources and teaching methodologies that provide educators with practical, hands-on tools to integrate the content into classroom curriculum.  

Educator Workshops

  • Range from 2 hours to a full day. 
  • Can take place on-site at the Museum, off site at your facility, or via distance learning.
  • Can include breakfast, lunch and/or just a basic coffee break. 
  • Include access to the Museum’s main exhibition.
  • Are conducted in a private classroom space.
  • Provide a packet of lesson plans, publications and resources to bring back to the classroom.
  • Are flexible and customizable both in content and length. 

Pricing is available upon request. 

Uncover the Secrets of the New Spy Museum


Take a sneak peek and a deep dive into the rich, new content and concepts presented in the new exhibits at the newly relocated International Spy Museum.