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ACHE’s second keynote session in the Untold History series is “Guiding Students to Uncover Hidden Stories Using the OER Project’s Graphic Biographies” with Dr. Trevor Getz.

When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 5:30 – 6:30pm

Where: Virtual event, register here

Trevor R. Getz is a Professor of African and World History at San Francisco State University. His work focuses on history education – especially in the field of world history – and he serves as the principal content editor for the OER Project. Trevor is the author or co-author of eleven books, including Abina and the Important Men, which won the 2014 James Harvey Robinson Prize for teaching material from the American Historical Association. He interprets history through documentaries, Lego, and comics as well as written text.

For more information on ACHE’s new monthly conference series and to register for this keynote, check out our Conference page.


ACHE’s monthly keynote series kicks off with with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries and his session “Above all else, tell the truth: Teaching the Past and Present Today.”

When: Saturday, September 18, 2021, 11:00AM – 1:30PM

Where: Virtual event, register here

This presentation and facilitated group discussion will explore the absolute necessity of teaching the most troubling aspects of America’s past and present honestly. It will unpack why we are so reluctant to teach difficult historical and contemporary truths, especially as they revolve around race and racism, starting with slavery. It will also suggest ways to teach “hard history” accurately and effectively in today’s politically charged climate.

Hasan Kwame Jeffries | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

For more information on ACHE’s new monthly conference series and to register for this keynote, check out our Conference page.


Money is available to support classroom programs and professional development through the William C. Jenkins History Teaching Mentor Program

When: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so apply any time

What: Through the generosity of the Helios Education Foundation, the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies invites proposals to further equip and train history teachers for successful classroom teaching and learning. The program wishes to offer support in the teaching of historical content and historical thinking skills, in accordance with recent scholarship in the teaching and learning of history.

Apply for the program here: https://shprs.asu.edu/sites/default/files/helios_teacher_proposal_application.pdf