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For Educators
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Partner with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Our education department supports educators in increasing student achievement by connecting the historical facts of the Underground Railroad and the struggle from slavery to freedom to modern day slavery.

Contact us to meet and discuss how we can support your efforts in the classroom. Research has proven that children who visited a museum at young ages achieve higher scores in reading, math, and science. In addition, students are able to connect historical events to current day life.

Knowledge is Key

At the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, we reveal stories of freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.

Our education department's focus is to listen and understand your needs based on collection of data, analyzing the data, and to assist in creating and presenting strategies to increase student achievement. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is a place your students will remember because we make history come alive.

Get in Touch

For more information please contact Christopher Miller at

Educator Open House: The Idea of Mattering is Essential

Calling all teachers and school administrators! Join us for a virtual Educator Open House on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm EST featuring keynote speaker Dr. Bettina L. Love, an award-winning author and educator whose writing, research, teaching and educational advocacy work meet at the intersection of education reform, anti-racism, carceral studies, abolition and Black joy.