History Institute

Since 1994, the UMass Amherst History Department has hosted events, workshops and in-service trainings for K-12 teachers in Western Massachusetts. The Department’s signature offering is “The History Institute”. A joint endeavor with the Collaborative for Educational Services in Northampton, Massachusetts, The History Institute is an annual series of workshops organized around a central theme. At each workshop, a faculty member presents on a specific historical topic. Following the lecture, teachers and scholars work together to develop strategies for applying the content to the classroom.
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Thursday, September 1, 1994
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College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

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  • Rich Cairn
    The Collaborative for Educational Services
    97 Hawley St
    Northampton, MA 01060
    United States