The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair University, is offering a variety of live virtual field trips, educational programs and professional development opportunities to support educators during the pandemic. The museum’s sports-based education initiatives promote the values that made Hall of Famer Yogi Berra—respect, excellence, perseverance and teamwork—through interdisciplinary and series programs. The museum’s hands-on, interactive, live field trips (grades 4-12)—now offered remotely—include these content areas: STEM; Poetry/Spoken Word; Standing Up/Civil Rights; and Discover Greatness: The History of the Negro Leagues. Online lesson plans and professional development for teachers of middle and high school students include topics addressing race, gender, immigration and financial literacy through the lens of sports. In support of Yogi’s legacy of acceptance and inclusion, the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center holds a policy that no school or group will be turned away by an inability to pay for programs. All programs are low-cost, and scholarships are available to ensure access for all.  Visit yogiberramuseum.org/learn or email Jenny Pollack, education director, at pollackj@montclair.edu for more information.

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