Applications are being accepted for the 2018 White House History Teacher Institute, scheduled for July 16-20 in Washington, D.C. The workshop allows educators to discover the history behind the White House and explore how stories from the building can be used to enhance social studies classrooms.
The East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University is accepting applications for the 2018 NCTA Teaching about Asia seminars, to be held at IU Southeast in New Albany, Ind., and at Berea College beginning winter 2018.
The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2017-18 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries. The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship.
Reservation requests are being accepted for three field trip programs offered by The White House Historical Association (WHHA) in winter and spring 2018 at Decatur House in Washington. D.C.
The Frazier History Museum is hosting a professional learning program focusing on the Kentucky State Capitol on Nov. 4 at the museum in Louisville.
A Civics Test Manual is available to offer potential guidance to districts in preparation for the administration of the legislatively required exam.
Ryan New, a social studies teacher at Boyle County High School, has been named Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).
It was a busy summer for social studies staff at the Kentucky Department of Education, with civics symposiums and planning for new classes, a new civics test and new standards.
The Kentucky Junior Historical Society, as a program of the Kentucky Historical Society, has been serving Kentucky’s students and teachers since the 1960s.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Junior Historical Society (KJHS) Conference Nov. 9-10 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and the Old State Capitol in Frankfort.