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ACHE’s annual conference is returning to an in-person event for 2022! For this year’s conference, we’re working to bring you both engaging, informative content and provide tools to help navigate our current landscape of burnout, stress, and increasing pressure on educators.

Title: Historical Memory: Triumph, Trauma, & Truth

When: Saturday, September 17th, 8am – 12pm

Where: MPS Creative Arts (Historic Irving School) – Downtown Mesa, AZ

Check out our Conference page to learn more, or register via EventBrite


Free professional development opportunity with available $300 stipend and funded field trip! Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice is a 2 day, in person workshop.

What: Climates of Inequality workshop for 5th-12th grade teachers

When: Wednesday, July 13 – Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:00AM – 4:00PM (apply by 6/22/22)

Where: Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park (in person event)

This professional development experience was developed in conjunction with the temporary Climates of Inequality exhibit held at the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park. The exhibit explores stories of environmental justice from the perspective of frontline communities. The interactive workshop prepares up to 30 teacher to integrate critical environment and historical concepts related to both changing climate and societal inequalities into their scope and sequence. Participants will work with facilitators to investigate the ways that environment and inequality
intersect, designing critical questions that they can use when they and their students make a (funded) post-work field trip to the exhibit and Heritage Center. Teachers will receive a $300 stipend for participating in the workshop.

Teachers from all subject areas that teach grades 5-12 are encouraged to apply. The interdisciplinary nature of the exhibit is especially appropriate for curriculum integration in Social Studies, Science, and English Literature.


This workshop is a collaboration between the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and the Sustainability Teachers’ Academy at the College of Global Futures.