LEAD Program Topics

3- Year LEAD Calendar At a Glance

K-8 COHORT

Year 1-COMPLETED (2019-2020)

Year 2 (2020-2021)

Year 3 (2021-2022)

NCHE Webinars

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

October 13, October 22, November 5 (K-5 only). February (TBA)

Fall and Spring

Dates TBD

Library of Congress Online Teaching with Primary Sources PD (ongoing)

Teachers complete online course between Nov 1, 2020 and May 15, 2021

TBD

Saturday LEAD Academy

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

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

Fall and Spring

Dates TBD

Summer 3 Day NCHE Colloquium

Summer-July 13-15, 2020

June 7-9, 2021

Summer-Dates TBD

Curriculum Writing

Summer-July 16-17,2020

June 10-11, 2021

Summer-Dates TBD

Summer Field Experience

Colonial Williamsburg (Cancelled due to Covid)

Gettysburg & Philadelphia

July 12-16, 2021

New York City 2022

HIGH SCHOOL COHORT

Year 1-Completed (2019-2020)

Year 2 (2020-2021)

Year 3 (2021-2022)

NCHE Webinars

February 20, March 31, August 18, September 22

October 13, October 22, February (date TBA)

Fall and Spring

Dates TBD

Library of Congress Online Teaching with Primary Sources PD (ongoing)

Teachers complete online course between Nov 1, 2020 and May 15, 2021

TBD

Saturday LEAD Academy

Cancelled due to Covid

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

Fall and Spring

Dates TBD

Summer 3 Day NCHE Colloquium

Summer-July 13-15, 2020

June 21-23, 2021

Summer-Dates TBD

Curriculum Writing

Summer-July 16-17,2020

June 24-25, 2021

Summer-Dates TBD

Summer Field Experience

New York City

(cancelled due to Covid)

Washington, D.C.

July 5-9

Selma, Montgomery, and Birmingham-Summer 2022

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