About NCHE


Our Mission

To Shape The Future...

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. Through historical inquiry, NCHE empowers learners to research and interpret the past.  Using History’s Habits of Mindour members investigate the past, engage in the present, and are empowered to shape the future.




NCHE investigates the past using innovative approaches in interpreting, teaching, and learning history which foster curiosity, historical thinking, and creativity.



NCHE engages and supports the diverse history education community with a professional network centered on collegiality, advocacy, and inclusivity.

Professional Development


NCHE empowers educators and students to interrogate and craft historical narratives through critical historical inquiry, giving voice to peoples in the past and present.