The National Council for History Education provides professional and intellectual leadership to foster an engaged community committed to the teaching, learning, and appreciation of diverse histories.

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Wednesday, March 10
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2021 NCHE Conference

April 8-11, 2021



2021 NCHE Conference

Online Conference ~ April 8-11, 2021

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four days devoted to history education!

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Blog Posts

Adventures in Federal History

Okay, “Adventures in Federal History” may sound a little corny. But seriously, Federal History is the story of astronauts landing on the moon (https://historycollection.jsc.nasa.g…

Lee Ann Potter

Where are the Women? Yesterday and Today

In 2017, the National Women’s History Museum engaged in an ambitious project to identify where women’s history topics were located in state social studies standards and how these t…

Dr. Alex Cuenca

Dolley & James Madison, Part III

Dolley & James Madison, Part III
By David Bruce Smith Question from NCHE: The burning of Washington comes to mind as a major challenge in Madison’s presidency. Are there more ob…

David Bruce Smith