Discover Tennessee History

Statewide Resources for Educators

Each organization below offers educators new, effective professional development opportunities and other resources focused on what we all do best: the collection, preservation, and interpretation of the primary sources of Tennessee history, be they diaries, newspapers, letters, oral histories, artifacts, or historic places. Follow each organization’s link to learn more. Additionally, the calendar below shows all professional development workshops offered by these institutions and Tennessee History Day.

Education Department
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick St
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-0830

Tennessee State Library and Archives logo, find Tennessee politics, music and history at the Tennessee Historical Society.

Education Outreach
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Office of Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
403 7th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 253-3469

Teach Tennessee History
East Tennessee Historical Society
601 S Gay St, PO Box 1629
Knoxville, TN 37901-1629
(865) 215-8830 (general)
(865) 215-8828 (education department)

Tennessee Historical Society
Ground Floor, War Memorial Building
305 6th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-8934
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Cultural Resources and Exhibits
Division of Interpretation and Education
Tennessee State Parks
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
William R Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
312 Rosa L Parks Ave, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-3117

Use this calendar to locate professional development workshops in your area. You will first see the time the workshop starts, then the city, and then the institution offering the workshop. Click on the date for more information.

The institutions are:


THD: Tennessee History Day

TPS: Teaching with Primary Sources-MTSU

TSM: Tennessee State Museum

TSLA: Tennessee State Library & Archives

ETHS: East Tennessee Historical Society

TSP: Tennessee State Parks