The 2013 Kentucky History Education Conference, “Rights and Responsibilities in History,” will be July 11 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

Presenters include:

  • Thomas Mackey, University of Louisville
  • Edward Smith from Georgetown College as “The Great Dissenter,” Justice John Marshall Harlan
  • Carol Crowe-Carraco, Western Kentucky University

Gerald Smith, associate professor of African American and civil rights history at the University of Kentucky, will offer this year’s keynote speech, “Revisiting My Old Kentucky Home: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky.” Concurrent sessions on primary source activities, classroom applications and instructional strategies also will be offered by teacher peers.

In addition to this year’s conference, a field study bus tour will depart the following day, July 12, to historic sites associated with frontier Kentucky. This unique professional development day will include educational and entertaining stops at Fort Boonesborough and Old Fort Harrod.

Download the registration form, or contact Tim Talbott or at (502) 564-1792, ext. 4428 for more information.