Professional Development

Back by popular demand:

New for 2019:

  • Salmon in the Champlain Watershed
    Instructor Matt Harrison, June 14, 2019, 9-Noon A long-term restoration effort is on the verge of bringing back self-sustaining populations of Atlantic salmon to Lake Champlain. Hear the story and learn how to share the ecology, history and conservation of salmon with public audiences, students and interested anglers. Free to educators and the public, but space is limited. Register here.
  • Phoenix Burning, Instructor Chris Sabick, July 1-3, 2019. Offered in conjunction with our 2019 Exhibit on Vermont Steamship Captain Jehaziel Sherman. Registration Closed
  • Photogrammetry for the Professional
    Join guest lecturer Kotaro Yamafune as he presents a week long intensive training on the photogrammetry of shipwreck sites. This course will train divers in the techniques used to create three dimensional models of underwater sites and the types of data analysis and interpretation that are possible with this technique. The course is a five day intensive held on the lakeside campus of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) in Vergennes, Vermont. 
  • Champlain Colloquium, Invited speaker David Hackett Fischer and scholars of French and Quebec history, August 1, 2019.
  • Special Topics in Lake Champlain Natural History goes mobile! This modular course features investigations into flood plain forests, water chemistry, plankton, freshwater mussels and fish. Location: Kamp Kill Kare State Park, St. Albans, VTJuly 15-19, 2019.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is an exciting and rewarding place to take graduate-level courses and workshops. We emphasize empirical thinking and hands-on experiences, informed by a unique multidisciplinary approach to the historical and natural heritage of the Champlain Valley. In partnership with Castleton University, most courses are available for professional development credit.

To register for a professional development course:

  • Complete registration information for the course(s) you choose.
  • Select a course option—either with or without credit—and submit the registration form with payment information.
  • After you submit the registration, you'll be taken to a Thank You page.
  • You will also receive an email confirmation of your registration.
  • If you want to receive credit: Follow the link provided in your email to the Castleton University’s website where you will register for credit. No payment will be due to Castleton—the cost of your credits is included in your payment to LCMM.
  • We'll contact you prior to the start date to answer questions and provide helpful information.
  • If you need lodging, please don’t forget to make lodging arrangements!