The annual Kentucky History Education Conference for K-12 teachers will be held at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort July 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s topic is “Leadership and Legacy in History.”
Concurrent sessions on primary source activities, classroom applications and instructional strategies also will be offered by teacher peers.
The cost of the conference, which includes lunch, refreshments and teacher materials, is only $50 or $45 for KHS, Kentucky Association of Teachers of History and Kentucky Council for Social Studies members. A special rate of $35 is available for pre-service teachers.
In addition, a field study bus tour will be offered the following day, July 11, to historic sites associated with Kentucky’s legacies. This unique professional development day will include educational and entertaining stops at Woodford Reserve Distillery, the Kentucky Horse Park and Ward Hall. Cost for the field study bus tour is $85 if registered before May 15 or $100 after May 15. Lunch is included. Space is limited. A registration form is available online.