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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Thursday, May 13
7:30 PM Eastern

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2022 NCHE Conference

March 17-19, 2022



2022 NCHE Conference

St. Louis, MO ~ March 17-19, 2022

Join teachers, historians, and university faculty for
three days devoted to history education!

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Blog Posts

Teaching the 26th Amendment

Fifty years ago, on July 1, 1971, the 26th Amendment was ratified. It lowered the voting age to eighteen and prohibited the denial or infringement of the right to vote “on account of age…

Jennifer Frost

Common Cents: Coins as Pedagogical Tools

Stamped with a date and designed with symbolic images, coins as pedagogical tools can be an effective method to engage student interest in history. Humans have been using coins to sell, purcha…

Edward Van Orden

James Madison: Becoming a Leader

A Fourth Blog About Dolley & James Madison: Last in a Series By David Bruce Smith …How did the sickly James Madison, who spent much of his childhood indoors, manage to morph into…