2020 Education Events
Creating Relevant Social Studies Learning Experiences for Young Learners
February 26 - Binghamton
15 educators attended our Consider the Source/NYCHE Southern Tier Teacher Workshop and learned about how to bring primary sources into the elementary classroom.
New York State History Day - North Country Regional Competition
March 7 - Fort Ticonderoga
Congratulations to Cole Siebels of Gouverneur for winning he Archives Partnership Trust’s Best Use of Historical Records at the 2020 North Country Regional History Day for his documentary on a World War I fighting unit.
New York State History Day - State Competition
April 27 - Cooperstown
Congratulations to Cole Siebels of Gouverneur for winning the 2020 statewide competition for his documentary on a World War I fighting unit. Cole Siebels advanced to the National Competition.
Sources of Freedom: Abolition, Anti-Slavery and the Coming of the Civil War – Daytime Workshop for K-12 Teachers.
May 11 - Auburn
Event has been postponed.
Consider the Source/NYCHE Central NY Teacher Workshop.
Annual Conference for Educators:
The Coming Revolution: 1763-1775
May 15 - Online
This annual day-long conference focuses on the theme “The Coming Revolution: 1763-1775” and immerses teachers in primary sources, material culture, and pedagogical techniques to help connect students to history. Presentations are by classroom teachers, museum staff, archivists, and academics.
Consider the Source/NYCHE North Country Teacher Workshop
May 19 - Canton
Event has been postponed.
Daytime workshop. Open to K-12 Teachers.
August 26, 10:00 – 11:00 am - Online via Zoom
The United States' entry into World War I not only changed the outcome of the war, but also the hometowns of the soldiers who served. Local communities throughout New York State mobilized their resources to support the war effort. Jordan Maul, Assistant Director for Education and Development at the New York State Archives Partnership Trust gave a brief, primary-source driven workshop on teaching the impact of WWI on local communities where participants discovered digital learning resources for further learning.
WWI Beyond the Western Front
August 26, 1:00 – 2:00 pm - Online via Zoom
The Great War was truly a global war. Are you aware of all the nations who were involved? This hour-long webinar offered an examination of the Great War beyond the Western Front, exploring significant contributions from other regions. Lora Vogt, Curator of Education at the National WWI Museum and Memorial gave a brief talk, classroom activity and Q&A session where participants discovered digital learning resources for further learning. Presented by the New York State Council for History Education, NYS Partnership Trust and Western Suffolk BOCES School Library System.