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Outstanding professional development for educators. Thought-provoking community events. Explore our complete calendar to find events near you or online.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing
  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This interactive self-paced workshop will support you in teaching a short unit of study of Holocaust and Human Behavior.

    Online
  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This interactive self-paced workshop helps teachers develop a customized plan for teaching Red Scarf Girl informed by Facing History’s approach.

    Online
  • 1
    Choices in Little Rock
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop

    Choices in Little Rock: An Approach to Teaching the Civil Rights Movement

    This self-paced online workshop will introduce you to the Choices in Little Rock unit and help prepare you to teach this unit in your classroom.

    Online
2021

August

  • 9
    US History: A New Approach to Teaching Reconstruction
    Online
    Online Seminar
    $50.00

    All fees are in US Dollars. We can support payment in some alternate currencies and will handle those once your application is approved.

    Schedule: 
    Monday, August 9: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
    Tuesday, August 10: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
    Wednesday, August 11: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
    Thursday, August 12: 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
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    US History: A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? Join us as we examine the Reconstruction era and learn to teach about this significant period in US history using an approach that helps students connect this history to their own lives and the choices they make today.

    August 9, 2021 - August 12, 2021
    Online
    Event is full. Registration has closed.
  • 10
    Back-to-School: Prioritizing Social-Emotional Needs
    Online
    Webinar
    3–4 PM ET
    2–3 PM CT
    1–2 PM MT
    Noon–1 PM PT

    Back-to-School: Building Community by Prioritizing Students' Social-Emotional Needs

    Join us to prepare for the coming school year as we explore teaching strategies and flexible resources designed to help you begin getting to know your students as individuals and facilitating the process of creating an open, supportive, and reflective classroom community.

    Online
    August 10, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 12
    A Conversation with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries
    Online
    Webinar

    12:00–1:00 PM ET
    11:00 AM–12:00 PM CT
    10:00–11:00 AM MT
    9:00–10:00 AM PT

    Reexamining Reconstruction: A Conversation with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries

    Examine how the Reconstruction Era is remembered and the impact of its legacy on contemporary society with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jefferies, Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University and scholar of African American history and contemporary Black politics.

    Online
    August 12, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • 17
    Explorations Workshop: Introducing Facing History
    Online
    Workshop
    $0.00

    This two-day workshop takes place on Zoom.
    August 17–18, 2021
    11 am – 4 pm (ET)
    10 am – 3 pm (CT)
    9 am – 2 pm (MT)
    8 am – 1 pm (PT)

    Explorations: Building Learning Communities through SEL, Equity, and Civic Education

    This two-day online introductory “Explorations” workshop is designed for schools and districts interested in learning more about how Facing History can support them in achieving their goals. It introduces Facing History’s programs and approach to social-emotional learning (SEL), equity, and civic education, exploring how understanding ourselves, understanding students, understanding history, and understanding learning can empower educators as change agents.

    August 17, 2021 - August 18, 2021
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Online
  • 23
    Centering Student Voices to Build Community and Agency
    Online
    Webinar

     

    7–8 PM ET
    6–7 PM CT
    5–6 PM MT
    4–5 PM PT

    Centering Student Voices to Build Community and Agency

    Join Facing History and Ourselves along with educator Molly Josephs, the creator of This Teenage Life, a youth-driven, story-sharing podcast that started as a school club, to explore approaches to centering student voice, building authentic relationships and cultivating community.

    Online
    August 23, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 25
    Supporting Students to Start the New School Year
    United Kingdom
    Workshop

    Back to School: Building Community and Connection

    Help support your students and their social-emotional needs as they begin the new school year.

    Online
    August 25, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 31
    Teaching 9/11: History, Memory, and Legacy
    New York
    Workshop

    Teaching 9/11: History, Memory, and Legacy

    In this special event co-hosted by the New-York Historical Society and Facing History and Ourselves, educators will use New-York Historical’s collections and Facing History’s resources on difficult history, and the importance of memory to create reflective and responsive lessons around the 20th anniversary of September 11th.

    Online via Zoom
    August 31, 2021
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October

  • 14
    The Inclusive Democratic Classroom
    Online
    Webinar

    5:00–6:00 PM ET
    4:00–5:00 PM CT
    3:00–4:00 PM MT
    2:00–3:00 PM PT

    The Inclusive Democratic Classroom

    Join Facing History and the Illinois Democracy School Network to explore design and teaching strategies that foster the practice of Constitutional Democracy and student agency across the disciplines.

    Online via Zoom
    October 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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