African Americans in Early New England

PDPs: 
10
Offered by: 
Professional DevelopmentHistory and Social Studies

Teachers investigate the lives of African-Americans in early New England in the context of African-American struggles for freedom across the entire arc of American History.

Pursue an inquiry-based approach to primary sources using the collections of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association and the Library of Congress.

Audience

Upper elementary teachers, secondary History teachers (Grades 3-10)

Credits

10 PDPs (requires some prior online work)

Availability

Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.

Instructor(s)

  • Rich Cairn

    Rich Cairn has directed the Emerging America program since 2006. Emerging America includes Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History Institutes: "Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry."

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Position: 
Events Coordinator
Phone: 
413.586.4900 x5981
Email: 
esullivan@collaborative.org