October 16, 2015

MDCSS Annual Conference

Start: October 16, 2015 8:00 am
End: October 16, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Double Tree Annapolis

July 19, 2015 – July 24, 2015

Maryland Holocaust Educators Network Summer Institute for Teachers

The Maryland Holocaust Educators Network gathers teachers from across the region to study the Holocaust and genocide in the context of local issues of civil rights and social justice. Twenty teachers from all disciplines, middle school through university level, will be accepted through a competitive application process. This is a free seminar. We anticipate CPED and graduate credit to be available.  See attached flyer for more details.

To apply, please visit http://tinyurl.com/MDHEN For more information, contact Dr. Diana Wagner, dmwagner@salisbury.edu

MD HEN Flyer 2015[2]

Start: July 19, 2015 8:00 am
End: July 24, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD

July 13, 2015 – July 19, 2015

World History Institute

World History Institute

Hosted by  The Alliance for Learning in World History

The World History Institute will provide comprehensive professional development for the teaching of world history.  Topics include conceptualization, student learning skills, pedagogy, content, and identifying available resources. The Common Core State Standards will be addressed by linking Institute curriculum to designated historical thinking skills. The Institute gives special attention to research, with an emphasis on showing teachers how they can integrate new ideas into the classroom with hands-on activities.
July 13-19, 2015
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

$1500 for Tuition, Room & Board

- Tim Keirn, California State Long Beach
- Linda Black, Stephen F. Austin State University
- Deborah Smith Johnston, Concordia International School – Shanghai
- Linda Cargile, Bancroft Middle School, Long Beach Unified School District

Coordinated By:
- Patrick Manning and Katie Jones (University of Pittsburgh)

Application Deadline: 
April 24, 2015
About the Alliance:
The Alliance for Learning in World History is a collaboration of educators and history scholars organized to advance the teaching and learning of world history in classrooms-in the U.S. and in every part of the world. The Alliance is anchored at the University of Pittsburgh, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).
Start: July 13, 2015
End: July 19, 2015

June 21, 2015 – June 25, 2015


Attention Elementary School Teachers!  Looking for new, exciting ideas for your classroom? Then, this professional development program might be just what you need!

Ag in the Classroom Summer Workshop for teachers Grades K through 5

June 21-25, 2015

Westminster Conference Center

Westminster, Maryland

Sponsored by

Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation, Inc. & Maryland Geographic Alliance

registration form 2015 aitc 15 flier AITC 2015 brochure

Start: June 21, 2015
End: June 25, 2015

April 18, 2015

Multiple Perspectives on the Civil War

Teaching Materials
Light Breakfast and Boxed Lunch
Free On-site parking

Start: April 18, 2015 9:00 am
End: April 18, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: Maryland Historical Society
201 W. Monument Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201, United States
Cost: Free

April 4, 2015


On Saturday, April 4, 2015 the Treaty of Paris Center is proud to announce a presentation by Peter Hanson Michael, a descendant of President John Hanson (one of the 14 Presidents before George Washington). Peter will discuss his book, Remembering John Hanson, the definitive biography of the man who became President of Congress after a special election following the ratification of the Articles of Confederation. Remembering John Hanson is his sixth book. The presentation will take place in the Treaty of Paris Restaurant from 2:30pm – 3:30pm following the end of lunch. Admission is free.


In addition to Peter Hanson Michael speaking at 2:30pm you can:

  • View the “America’s 14 Forgotten Presidents of Congress Before George Washington” exhibit
  • Walk the two-hour Treaty of Paris Trail!
  • Take a shorter Founding Fathers walking tour to follow in their Annapolis footsteps!
  • Go on the Treaty of Paris Pub Crawl!
  • Experience the Spirits of Mann’s Tavern Ghost Tour!
  • Watch one of our 11 films!
  • Browse our souvenirs!


For a complete schedule for April 4, please go to: www.treatyofpariscenter.org

Date: April 4, 2015

March 28, 2015

“Youth, Gender and Social Change in the Middle East”

Come to the Saturday, March 28, (9am-3:30pm), workshop “Youth, Gender, and Social Change in the Middle East,” co-sponsored by CCAS, the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, in the public lecture and education outreach series Islam and Anthropology. The speakers are active researchers in the region who talk with people from all walks of life. Their presentations will give you insights into trends on and under the surface, and give you and your students perspectives that move beyond the drumbeat of standard news reporting and analysis.

Speakers, topics, and more details are below, with required registration link.  See details also at http://ccas.georgetown.edu/outreach-events

. We hope to see you there!

Start: March 28, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 28, 2015 3:30 pm

March 19, 2015

Ben Franklin Comes to Annapolis

  • On Thursday evening, March19 at 7:30pm in the Maryland Inn’s Duke of Gloucester room, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and John Adams request your presence to witness the signing of the 1783 Treaty of Paris, including a summary presentation on the negotiations by Mr. Franklin (with all the juice, behind-the-scenes details!). Don’t miss this unique chance to ask the Signers questions about the Treaty!
  •  Itinerary:
  • 7:00pm: A picture of YOU signing the Treaty of Paris with Franklin, Jay and Adams!
  • 7:30pm: A FREE performance by historical interpretive actor Christopher Lowell along with Phillip Webster and David Smith as John Jay and John Adams.
  • 9:00pm: Dessert and drinks to follow at the Treaty of Paris Restaurant (pay-as-you-go).
  • NO reservations necessary! Bring your friends!  www.treatyofpariscenter.org
Start: March 19, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Maryland Inn

March 18, 2015

Citizens, Society & the State: Adaptation and Transformation in Contemporary China.

·         Citizens, Society & the State: Adaptation and Transformation in Contemporary China. July 27-31, 2015. Application deadline: March 18, 2015. This four-day residential program will examine the rapidly changing social and political dynamics of contemporary China, with special attention to the emerging roles of citizens, including ways in which individuals and groups respond to and enable social and political change through protests, political participation, and self-organization. See complete details and application. http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/ncta/downloads/China_SI15_application.pdf

Date: March 18, 2015

March 13, 2015

Korea’s Journey into the 21st Century: Historical Contexts, Contemporary Issues. July 13-17, 2015. Application deadline: March 13, 2015. In this four-day residential summer institute, secondary teachers will consider modern and contemporary South Korea’s distinct history, geography, intra-peninsular and international relations, and transnational cultural transmissions (e.g., K-pop, film, and design). Participants will work with specialists to learn about the Korean peninsula beyond the media coverage, drawing on Korean narratives and texts to enrich their teaching about contemporary South Korea in the classroom. http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/ncta/downloads/KoreaSI2015Application.pdf

Date: March 13, 2015