Sharing our Resources: Office of Cultural Education hosts BOCES and Big 5 Social Studies Specialists

January 16, 2019  - Albany

The Office of Cultural Education collaborated for a one-day workshop to show the invalubale resources held by the State Archives, State Library, and State Museum. 


New York State History Day - North Country Regional Competition

March 2, 2019 - Fort Ticonderoga

Congratulations to Archives Partnership Trust's Best Use of Historical Records winner Grace Sayward at the North Country Regional History Day competition for her paper “The Rise and Fall of the Lake Placid Club.” Students in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence, and Warren counties competed at the Junior (grades 6-8) and Senior (grades 9-12) levels in various categories under the umbrella theme "Triumph & Tragedy in History." 


New York State Council for the Social Studies/New York State Social Studies Supervisory Association Annual Convention: Educating and Celebrating our Past, Present and Future

March 7-9. 2019 - Albany

The 81st annual New York State Social Studies convention drew educators from across the state for a comprehensive three-day professional learning experience. 


National Council for History Education Conference: Exercising Power: Individuals and Institutions in History

March 14-16, 2019 - Washington D.C.

Teachers, historians, and university faculty from around the nation gathered in Washington D.C. for three days to share their passion for teaching and learning.


Long Island School Librarian Workshop

March 21, 2019 - Long Island

Nearly 200 school librarians, educators, and cultural institutions participated in a day-long professional development training focused on finding, adapting and utilizing local and state primary source materials in the classroom. Educators immersed themselves in learning how rich and versatile primary sources can be in engaging students to learn. Special thanks to presenters Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor of Education at The College of St. Rose and Julie Daniels, Director of New York State Public Broadcasting and Archives educator. 


New York State History Day - Capital District Regional Competition

March 23, 2019 - Albany

Congratulations to the Archives Partnership Trust’s Best Use of Historical Records winner Kaitlin Jennings at the 2019 Capital Region History Day for her Senior Individual Exhibit, "New York Changed the Fate of Gettysburg Despite Suffering Numerous Casualties." 

Staff from the New York State Archives and Board Members from the Trust served as volunteer judges in the Capital Region History Day competition. This year's theme was " Triumph & Tragedy in History." 


Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Teacher Workshop

April 24, 2019 - Watertown

Teachers from the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES gathered together for a one-day professional development training on how to use primary sources in the classroom.


Western Suffolk BOCES - School Librarian and Social Studies Teacher Collaboration Professional Learning Workshop

October 9, 2019 - Long Island

Teachers and school librarians from the Western Suffolk BOCES joined forces in a one-day professional development training on how to bring primary sources into the classroom. 


New York State Student Research Awards Ceremony

October 10, 2019 - Saratoga Springs

In celebration of American Archives Month, the New York State Archives and the Archives Partnership Trust hosted a luncheon to celebrate the winners of the 2019 Student Research Awards. This annual awards program is a statewide competition open to all New York State students in grades 4 – 12. The Awards recognize excellence in student research and encourages students to explore the wealth of historical records held in cultural institutions and records repositories across New York State. In addition, the Archives Partnership Trust also recognized Toni Stevens-Oliver, a Pittsford Central School District teacher, for her excellent use of historical records in the classroom.