CT Museums & Heritage Organizations

American Museum of Tort Law

Connecticut Science Center

Mystic Seaport

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

New Haven Colony Historical Society

Mark Twain House
This site contains information about Mark Twain’s life and a virtual tour of his home in Hartford. Classroom materials are available for purchase. Contains links to other historic sites in Connecticut.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum
This site provides information about current exhibits at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum, the history of the tribe, and access to the online catalog of resources found in the research library and tribal archives.

Mohegan Tribe

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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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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