History Fest Conference

Date: August 09, 2016 08:30 AM

Contact: Jessica Ellison

More information: See website for more details.


Location: Minnesota History Center
345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul


The keynote speaker is Bruce Lesh, author of "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?" Teaching Historical Thinking in Grades 7-12. Mr. Lesh is a teacher and department chair at Franklin High School in Reierstown, Maryland. 

Participants will have a choice of several educator-led sessions, focusing on state, national and world history, as well as assessments, primary sources, and more. Jump in on tours of Minnesota Historical Society collections and connect with your history peers from around the state.

This workshop has sessions for elementary, middle and high school levels. Parking, light breakfast, lunch and CEUs included.