2017 Arizona Council for History Education Annual Conference
Taking a Stand
The Arizona Council for History Education – ACHE – will hold its annual conference on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Phoenix Zoo.
The theme for the conference is: Taking a Stand. Through the theme, this year’s conference will focus on those who have taken a firm position on an issue and have had a significant impact on history. The theme will foster deeper understandings of historic events, making history relevant to students.
Keynote Speaker: Amanda Vickery, Assistant Professor of Elementary Social Studies Education, Arizona State University
“After the March, What?: Critical Citizenship in the History Classroom”
With the timing of the conference right before the start of school, we will have presentations that will equip teachers with essential secondary sources, quality primary sources, engaging classroom activities, and “shovel-ready” projects. Sessions will include U.S., world, and Arizona history, and innovative ways to teach and share history.
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