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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Program Start (and End Dates): 

September 1, 1994

Partner(s): 

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

Program Director: 

Jessica Johnson

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Jessica Johnson

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

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