Find summer professional development opportunities about news literacy, presidents and the Constitution, historical injustices, and youth activism!
This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.
"Presidential Powers with Documents from the National Archives" – a free distance learning program for grades 6-12 – kicks off the 2018 Presidential Primary Sources Project on Thursday, January 18! Join us at 11 a.m. ET or 2 p.m. ET to explore the executive branch and powers of the President through primary sources. We'll examine presidential appointments, pardons, … Continue reading Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th
We offer two free interactive videoconferencing programs on Digital Learning Day, Feb. 17: "Reorganizing the Executive Branch: Hoover and the Federal Government."
A series of interactive videoconferencing programs for grades 5-12 will explore how different presidents in different eras have interpreted and exercised presidential powers.
Two programs on March 13 will discuss segregation and the political ramifications of First Lady Lou Hoover's decision to invite the wife of an African-American Congressmen to tea.
Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: "The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s" at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR's fear of losing the support of long-serving southern Democrats in Congress kept him from becoming a champion of civil rights. This … Continue reading The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program