From feeling the skin of a sturgeon to watching penguins fly underwater, your students can spark their interest in science and the natural world at Shedd Aquarium. Plan how your students will look nature in the eye, download curriculum guides, or take your students live from behind the scenes at Shedd—without leaving your classroom!
Educators from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin can receive a complimentary Shedd ticket by registering online. This offer is not valid during special events or for admission to the 4-D Experience.
Be among the first to receive exclusive invites to educator programming, student workshops and so much more!
Teacher Professional Development
Join us for enriching professional development opportunities, hosted throughout the year. We offer on-site workshops and conferences along with virtual programs for those who can't get to Shedd! Receive hands-on and collaborative training with other educators, led by Shedd experts. Leave with easy tools and resources to implement with your learners.
Teacher Advisory Council
Calling Chicagoland teachers and administrators! The Teacher Advisory Council is a collaborative of formal teachers that act as a sounding board for ideas, questions and suggestions related to Shedd's student-focused programs and resources. It's a great opportunity for you to lend your voice, join the conversation and share how you think Shedd can make an impact in your community and school.