Peabody Fellows teachers weighing a hawk

Welcome Teachers!

The Yale Peabody Museum offers a wide range of opportunities and resources for teachers, from a visit to the Museum with your students to our nationally recognized professional development programs! Please see the menu on the left to navigate, or contact us at peabody.education@yale.edu if you don’t find what you are looking for.





Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace Summer Teacher Institute

July 13 to 16, 2015

Most appropriate for upper elementary, middle and high school

The 2015 summer teacher institute “Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace” centers on one of the great transformations in Japanese history. Drawing largely upon visual and material resources available through Yale University’s museums and libraries, the institute is designed to complement the special yearlong Peabody Museum exhibition of Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace.


Bitten! Climate Change and Insect-Borne Disease Investigations

July 8 to 10, 2015

For teachers of grades 7-12

We invite science educators to teach standards-based STEM curriculum resources in their classrooms. Modular units explore the influence of climate change on emerging insect-borne infections such as dengue fever, chikungunya, West Nile virus, and malaria.


Sign up!

Register for the P. REX Club (Peabody Regional Educators’ eXchange) and receive monthly e-mails about upcoming events, programs and professional development opportunities just for educators, including our signature evening programs. Sign up or find out more about the P. REX Club here.


P. REX evening programs in a nutshell:


  • A chance to network with other educators
  • 20-minute topical presentations by engaging speakers
  • Fun take-away activities
  • Refreshments
  • Door prizes for all who attend, plus a special prize drawing at 5:00 sharp!
  • Two or three sessions each year