Kentucky History Education Conference
This annual summer conference explores an American history topic with Kentucky connections. General and concurrent sessions provide content, resources and classroom applications.
July 11, 2013 KHEC Conference Theme: Rights and Responsibilities in History
Come hear Kentucky's premier historians as they lead historical content sessions focused on rights and responsibilites in America's history. In addition to a keynote lunch address, by Dr. Gerald Smith, professor of African American and civil rights history at the University of Kentucky, concurrent sessions on primary source activities and instructional strategies will be offered by teacher peers.
The cost of the conference, which includes lunch, refreshments and teacher materials, is $50, or $45 for KHS, Kentucky Association for Teachers of History and Kentucky Council for Social Studies members. A special rate of $35 is available for pre-service teachers.
Early Kentucky: Rights and Responsibilities in a New Land
In addition, again this year KHS is offering a field study bus tour the following day, Friday, July 12, 2013, to historic sites associated with Early Kentucky history. This unique professional development day includes entertaining and educational stops at Fort Boonesborough, and Old Fort Harrod. Cost for the field study bus tour is $80.00 for early registration (before May 15) or $100.00 after May 15, 2013. Read more about last year's trip on the KHS blog, History Burgoo
2013 KHEC Registration Form
Past conference themes:
2012: Turning Points in History
2011: Revolution, Reaction and Reform in History
2010: Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures and Consequences
2008: Abraham Lincoln and Kentucky
2007: Kentucky and Immigration
2006: Reading, Writing, and History
2005: Geography and History
2004: Civil War and Kentucky
2003: Lewis, Clark, and Kentucky
For more information, contact Tim Talbott at 502-564-1792, ext. 4428 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
KHS's education staff will travel to districts across the state to provide one to three-hour teacher workshops on the following topics:
Overview of KHS Resources for Educators
How to Use Primary Sources
Kentucky Links to American History
Doing Research the National History Day Way
How to Find and Use Local History Resources
Workshops are also held at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Some, like the Overview of KHS Resources for Educators workshop, are free and others are offered for a fee. Contact Tim Talbott at 502-564-1792, ext. 4428 or email@example.com
for more information.