The Vermont Historical Society offers professional development workshops for educators. These workshops focus on teaching Vermont history, using primary sources in the classroom, and guiding students through National History Day projects.
2014 Summer Workshop
Old Documents, New Technology: Integrating Primary Sources, Tech Tools and the Common Core
This weeklong workshop for teachers & librarians was held on July 14 - 18, 2014, at the Vermont History Center in Barre.
The fee was $1,000 ($950 for Vermont Historical Society members) with 3 graduate credits from St. Michael's College.
For additional information on this and future workshops, contact Victoria Hughes at (802) 828-1413 or email@example.com.
Teachers planning lessons are welcome to do research for free at the Leahy Library, located at the Vermont History Center in Barre. The library contains thousands of photographs, books, posters, maps, and other documents that tell the stories of Vermont.
Students in middle and high school grades can visit the library to discover the primary sources of Vermont’s past and hone their research skills. Please contact Victoria Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 828-1413 to arrange a research experience for your students.