The APT will develop, host and manage the statewide online version of Consider the Source Online: Teaching With Historical Records Project featuring:
- Digitized primary sources selected by educators and connected to the NYS Learning Standards
- Teacher-developed primary source lesson plans
- Training modules providing guidance on how to use historical records in the classroom
- Videos demonstrating various ways to bring historical records into the classroom
- Online version of the educator resource guide for New York Archives Magazine
- Calendar of professional development opportunities
- Online support community where teachers and cultural organizations can ask questions and share ideas
- Plan network-building events with local cultural institutions to promote the value and use of their resources with teachers
- Bring together teachers, historians, librarians, and local cultural organizations to facilitate and encourage participation in project-based programs, such as the New York State Archives Student Research Award Program and National History Day.
- Eastern Suffolk BOCES
- Western Suffolk BOCES
- Nassau BOCES
- Ulster-Oranger BOCES
- Questar III BOCES
- Jefferson-Lewis BOCES
- Niagara Frontier Council for Social Studies
- Buffalo History Museum
- Partner with local BOCES to provide professional development opportunities with CTLE credit for teachers to learn how they can create local, primary source-based educational resources that will be uploaded to the statewide online community hosted by the APT.
- Promote history-related professional development opportunities available through the APT and other organizations through an online calendar of events and training.