The Tennessee State Library and Archives offers regular content-based, primary source workshops for educators. If you would like to have TSLA provide professional development for educators in your community, please contact Kelly Wilkerson at 615-253-3469 or by email at Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov.
Co-hosted by the Teaching With Primary Sources through the Library of Congress program at the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation, this workshop will also be held in partnership with the 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event.
When? April 30
Where? East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN
For more information, or to register, contact Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov. Space is limited!
"Liberty is what I am struggling for": Reconstruction and the African American Experience in Tennessee
Please join the Tennessee State Library & Archives for a summer institute for teachers on the Reconstruction era in Tennessee. While focusing on Tennessee's social studies curriculum standards, participants will explore the experience of Tennesseans during this period. Participants will analyze primary sources of the era and become familiar with the educational tools offered by TSLA.
When? June 18th & 19th
Where? Tennessee State Library & Archives, 403 7th Avenue North, Nashville, TN
To Apply: Twenty-five spots are available. All eudcators may apply. First priority will be given to 5th, 8th, and High School American history teachers. Click here to download a flyer and application.
For more information contact Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov. Space is limited!
Alvin C. York and World War I Summer Teacher Institute
When: July 13-15
Where: Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville) and the Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park (Pall Mall)
To apply: Click here for the application. Application deadline is May 15th. Successful applicants will be notified no later than May 29th.
Questions? Call 615-253-3469 or email Kelly.Wilkerson@tn.gov.
Please join the Tennessee State Library and Archives and Teaching with Primary Sources at MTSU for a summer institute for teachers on Alvin C. York and World War I. While focusing on Tennessee's social studies curriculum standards, participants will explore the experience of Alvin C. York and other Tennesseans during this period. Participants will analyze primary sources of the era and become familiar with the educational tools offered by TSLA and the Library of Congress.
More workshop listings coming soon! To submit a topic for workshop consideration, email us at email@example.com!