LEAD Program Topics

LEAD Program Topics

LEAD Program Calendar

3- Year LEAD Calendar At a Glance

K-8 COHORT

Year 1-COMPLETED (2019-2020)

Year 2-COMPLETED (2020-2021)

Year 3 (2021-2022)

NCHE Webinars

2020: Feb 27, Mar 31, Aug. 18, and Sep 22 (for 6-8 grade only)

2020: October 13, October 22, November 5 (K-5 only)

2021: February 10, February 24

Thursday October 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM - Kristy Brugar, University of Oklahoma, and Kathryn Roberts, Wayne State University "Talk to the Authors of Real Classrooms Real Teachers"

Wednesday November 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM – Sean Adams, University of Florida “Strong Links, Corrupt Lines: How American Railroads Reshaped the Landscape of the West and the Politics of the East”

March 10, 2022 at 7:30 PM - Jill Watts, California State University San Marcos, and Donnis Barkley, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, "Mary McLeod Bethune"

NCHE Online Conference

Online Course at learning.nche.net (ongoing)

Teachers complete online course by March 31, 2021

March 17-20, 2022 - Historical Communities of Promise and Practice

Historical Figures Inquiry by March 1, 2022

Saturday LEAD Academy

Spring- 3/7 8 a.m.-3 p.m. PDLC

January 23, March 27, April 10-11 (NCHE Conference)

October 2, 2021 The Civil War: Difficult Conversations John Sacher, UCF (historian); Jim Garrett, UGA (Education Specialist)

January 29, 2022 The Long Civil Rights Movement
Yohuru Williams, University of St. Thomas (historian)

Summer 3 Day NCHE Colloquium

Summer-July 13-15, 2020

June 7-9, 2021

June 27-29, 2022

Curriculum Writing

Summer-July 16-17,2020

June 10-11, 2021

June 30-July 1, 2022

Field Experience

Colonial Williamsburg (Cancelled due to Covid)

Gettysburg & Washington DC

July 12-16, 2021

February 18-20, 2022 Civil Rights Movement in Alabama

June 6-10 Colonial Williamsburg

HIGH SCHOOL COHORT

Year 1-Completed (2019-2020)

Year 2-COMPLETED (2020-2021)

Year 3 (2021-2022)

NCHE Webinars

2020: February 20, March 31, August 18, September 22

2020: October 13, October 22, December 8

2021: February 10 and 17, 2021

Wednesday November 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM – Sean Adams, University of Florida “Strong Links, Corrupt Lines: How American Railroads Reshaped the Landscape of the West and the Politics of the East”

March 10, 2022 - Jill Watts, California State University San Marcos, and Donnis Barkley, U.S. Capitol Historical Society, "Mary McLeod Bethune"

March 30, 2022 - Mary Sarotte, Johns Hopkins University, "Not One Inch: America, Russia and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate"

NCHE Virtual Conference


Online Course at learning.nche.net (ongoing)

Teachers complete online course by March 31, 2021

March 17-20, 2022 - Historical Communities of Promise and Practice
Historical Thinking and Historiography

Saturday LEAD Academy

Cancelled due to Covid

January 30, March 6, April 10-11 (NCHE Conference)

October 9, 2021 (Virtual) - “The 1950s and the Cold War” Steven Noll, University of Florida (historian) and Michelle Mar, Miami Dade Schools (master teacher)

January 29, 2022 Topic TBD

Summer 3 Day NCHE Colloquium

Summer-July 13-15, 2020

June 21-23, 2021

July 11-13, 2022

Curriculum Writing

Summer-July 16-17,2020

June 24-25, 2021

July 14-15, 2022

Field Experience

New York City

(cancelled due to Covid)

Washington, D.C.

July 5-9

February 18-20, 2022 Civil Rights Movement in Alabama

June 12-17, 2022 New York City

Annual Topic Overview

The LEAD Program is a multi-year grant featuring a different historical topic that centers its work for each year of the grant.

Program Year

Content Focus Years

LEAD Theme

Teacher Cohort

2019-2020

1492 -1789

Creating and Defining a Nation

K-8 teachers

1878 -1920

Industrialization, the Great War & Civic Evolution

9-12 teachers

2020-2021

1789 -1865

Preserving and Redefining a Nation

K-8 teachers

1920 -1945

Executive Power and World War

9-12 teachers

2021-2022

1865 - 1920

Reconstruction, Expansion and Civic Evolution

K-8 teachers

1945- present

American Identity in a Global World: Cold War, Civil Rights and the Judiciary

9-12 teachers

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