Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Conferences

KHS seeks proposals for history education conference

The Kentucky Historical Society is accepting proposals for its Kentucky History Education Conference July 18 in Frankfort.
Conferences

Two workshops on teaching the Holocaust to be offered

The Kentucky Historical Society will offer two free workshops on teaching the Holocaust April 12 and 13 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.
Conferences

Professional learning tour led by Native Americans takes teachers to Montana, N.D.

The National Endowment for the Humanities is underwriting a professional learning opportunity June 30-July 21 in which teachers can participate in two seminars and a two-week bus tour through Montana and North Dakota.
Contests

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests.
Resources

Kentucky Historical Society updates online educator resources

The Kentucky Historical Society has updated its educator resources webpage as part of its work to provide teachers with easier access to Kentucky history resources.
Conferences

Kentucky Historical Society offering professional learning workshops

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is offering three professional learning workshops for teachers in the coming months.
Announcements

Reminder: Civics test required for graduation

Passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2017, Senate Bill 159 requires students to pass a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma.
Announcements

Academic standards adopted for Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible elective course

The Kentucky Academic Standards for the Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible Elective Social Studies Course were adopted at the August 2018 Kentucky Board of Education meeting and now are available for download and use.
Conferences

White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

The White House History Teacher Institute is accepting applications for teacher workshops hosted by the White House Historical Association (WHAA) on July 8-12 and July 22-26 at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History in Washington.
Announcements

Nominate a teacher for Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

Nominations are open for the Kentucky History Teacher of the Year award presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The award will be presented to a teacher in grades K-12 who finds creative ways to bring history alive in the classroom and in his or her community.