Discover Tennessee History
Stories, Strategies, Source
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
9:00 am to 3:30 pm, CDT
Join Discover Tennessee History for our first conference featuring sessions from each of our member organizations. Sessions will explore topics such as reading artifacts, the Tennessee frontier, integrating literacy and children’s literature, woman suffrage, historical thinking, Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee, improving student research skills, and secession and union. Each session will support the new social studies standards.
Dr. Carroll Van West, state historian and director of the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation, will open the day with a keynote speech exploring why Tennessee History matters.
Registration for the conference is $15 and includes lunch and curriculum materials. Advanced registration and payment is required.