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Online seminar on mission statements

From: Helen Alten <helen<-at->
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
MS007: The Mission Statement: Is it really that Important?
Instructor: Peggy Schaller
July 15-19, 2013
Location: online at

This short seminar meets the requirements of the Virginia
Association of Museum's Certificate in Museum Management.

Description: The heart of every museum is its collection and a
mission statement is critical to preserving that collection.
Participants in the Mission Statement will discuss their mission
statements and whether they really make a difference. Peggy has seen
and heard it all as a consultant to small and large museums. She
will help you figure out ways to make your mission statement work
for you.

Logistics: Participants in The Mission Statement will read
literature and participate in two one-hour chats to discuss how a
museum's mission statement may or may not impact the daily
operations. Each student should read course materials and prepare
questions or comments to share with the other students in the chat.
This is a mini-course and takes no more than 10 hours of a student's

To learn more about the course, please go to
If you have trouble please contact Helen Alten at

The Instructor:

    Peggy Schaller, founded Collections Research for Museums in 1991
    to provide cataloging, collection-management training and
    services. She has worked with a large variety of museums and
    collections for more than 18 years. Peggy, who lives in Denver,
    Colorado, has a bachelor's degree in anthropology with minors in
    art history and geology from the University of Arizona in
    Tucson. She has a master's degree in anthropology with a minor
    in museum studies from the University of Colorado in Boulder and
    is a Certified Institutional Protection Manager II. She provides
    workshops and project services to museums and historical
    societies all across the country. The mission of Collections
    Research for Museums is to inspire museums to improve their
    professional standards, collections stewardship and service to
    their constituency through training in, and assistance with,
    documenting, preserving, protecting and managing their
    collections. For more information visit her web site Collections
    Research for Museums

Brad Bredehoft for Helen Alten
Northern States Conservation Center

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