History Day- Judges Needed!

We are 5 weeks out from CT History Day – Saturday, March 28.  Please consider judging or volunteering for the event!  See descriptions below.  For Those Interested in Judging – Sign Up Here Judges are essential to providing a quality judging experience to students presenting at a Connecticut History Day contest.  Serving as a judge entails […]

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WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY- ISLAM

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding offers free professional development workshops at the venue of organizers’ choice. The speaker’s honorarium and all travel expenses are paid by the ACMCU. The workshops can be customized to meet the needs of the organizer—a school district, community center, university department, or private school. These workshops […]

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RED, WHITE AND BLUE PROGRAM CELEBRATES WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE ON FEBRUARY 27

JOIN US! The Red, White and Blue Schools Recognition program is co-sponsored by the Connecticut Secretary of State’s Office and the Connecticut Department of Education, and recognizes schools who do an exemplary job of teaching civics.  This year’s program theme is “Teaching the Women’s Suffrage Movement”. On Thursday, February 27 the Red, White and Blue […]

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Nominate Now: CCSS Awards

Nominate an outstanding social studies professional: CCSS Awards Flyer Nominations are open for 2020. Deadline is March 1 for most award categories (May 1 for Pre-Service and Stedman). AWARDS 2020 – Read descriptions below for the following awards: Excellence in Social Studies Education (Two Awards: Grades K-8 & Grades 9-12) – Nomination Form Bruce Fraser […]

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White House History Summer Teacher Institute

This immersive teacher professional development is a five-day summer program in Washington, D.C hosted by the White House Historical Association. The Institute features discussions with historians, local site visits, inquiry-based learning activities, special speakers, exclusive access to resources, and networking with fellow educators from across the country. Deadline February 1, 2020. For 2020, we will […]

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Psychology Teachers – 2020 Teaching Awards and Student Competition

2020 APA TOPSS Charles T. Blair-Broeker Excellence in Teaching Awards These awards recognize outstanding teachers in psychology. There will be up to three annual awards. Winners will receive a framed certificate, engraved award, cash prize of $500, and a free TOPSS membership or renewal for the 2021 membership year. Additionally, Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishers […]

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History Day Judges Needed!

2020 Connecticut History Day Judges Sign-Up We Need YOU to be a Judge for Connecticut History Day! Volunteer judges are essential to providing a quality judging experience to students presenting at a Connecticut History Day contest. Serving as a judge entails a time commitment from 8 a.m. to the early to mid afternoon (depending on […]

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Public Act No, 19-12 Concerning the Inclusion of Black and Latino Studies

The State Education Resource Center (SERC) is leading the development of the comprehensive African American/Black and Puerto Rican/Latino high school course of studies (Connecticut legislation, P.A. 19-12 Sec. 3). “SERC shall develop a black and Latino studies course. Such course shall be one credit and offered at the high school level. In developing such course, […]

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Tour Locally! Historic House Tours in Connecticut

March marks the beginning of the season for Histoury, a nonprofit that specializes in guided architectural history tours in Connecticut. Fifteen localities will be featured this year. Each tour will have a unique theme and showcase over twenty buildings. Guests will ride on comfortable buses or old-fashioned trolleys as guides discuss the buildings and explain […]

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History Day- Judges Needed!

We are 5 weeks out from CT History Day – Saturday, March 28.  Please consider judging or volunteering for the event!  See descriptions below.  For Those Interested in Judging – Sign Up Here Judges are essential to providing a quality judging experience to students presenting at a Connecticut History Day contest.  Serving as a judge entails […]

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Apply for Summer Institutes on Immigration

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is offering two summer institutes in Philadelphia. One of these institutes is open to candidates nation-wide, and the other is specific to Pennsylvania educators.  Apply by March 1 to be considered for these institutes. From June 21 to June 26, thirty Summer Scholars will be chosen from a national pool […]

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WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY- ISLAM

The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding offers free professional development workshops at the venue of organizers’ choice. The speaker’s honorarium and all travel expenses are paid by the ACMCU. The workshops can be customized to meet the needs of the organizer—a school district, community center, university department, or private school. These workshops […]

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Population Education: Summer Leadership Opportunity

We are now accepting applications for our summer PopEd Leadership Institute to be held at the Warren Conference Center and Inn in Ashland, MA on July 24-26, 2020. Open the flyer for more information on the event. Then download the application form and submit it along with a current resume or CV. 2020 Massachusetts Institute […]

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Nominate Now: CCSS Awards

Nominate an outstanding social studies professional: CCSS Awards Flyer Nominations are open for 2020. Deadline is March 1 for most award categories (May 1 for Pre-Service and Stedman). AWARDS 2020 – Read descriptions below for the following awards: Excellence in Social Studies Education (Two Awards: Grades K-8 & Grades 9-12) – Nomination Form Bruce Fraser […]

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White House History Summer Teacher Institute

This immersive teacher professional development is a five-day summer program in Washington, D.C hosted by the White House Historical Association. The Institute features discussions with historians, local site visits, inquiry-based learning activities, special speakers, exclusive access to resources, and networking with fellow educators from across the country. Deadline February 1, 2020. For 2020, we will […]

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History Day Judges Needed!

2020 Connecticut History Day Judges Sign-Up We Need YOU to be a Judge for Connecticut History Day! Volunteer judges are essential to providing a quality judging experience to students presenting at a Connecticut History Day contest. Serving as a judge entails a time commitment from 8 a.m. to the early to mid afternoon (depending on […]

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