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Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the year

Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Award Winners

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is seeking nominations for the
National History Teacher of the Year. The national winner will receive a $10,000
prize and attend a ceremony in their honor in New York City. For 2016, we are
seeking outstanding K–12 teachers who fi nd creative ways to bring history alive
in the classroom and in their community.

The deadline for 2016 nominations is February 15, 2016. Learn more and nominate
a teacher today at


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Please consider participating in the 10th annual TNCHE annual conference.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Commemorating History: The Literacy of Memory

Breakout sessions will address Assessment & Disciplinary Literacy

Keynote Speaker

TNCHE will have a keynote panel including Dr. Michael Birdwell (TN Tech) and Tim Poole (TN State Parks) discussing how different entities (government, communities, parks, schools, etc.) remember, interpret, and commemorate history.


Scarritt Bennett Center
1008 19th Ave. South; Nashville, TN 37212
1-866-420-5486 (toll free)

Send registration form and a $75 check payable to TNCHE and mail to:

P.O. Box 40234
Nashville, TN 37204

Registration fee includes conference registration; break out sessions, lunch; keynote session, and includes TNCHE & NCHE memberships.


Plenary Session : 8:15 am–8:45 am Laskey Great Hall

Session 1: 9:00 am – 10:05 am

Session 2: 10:10 am –11:15 pm

Session 3: 11:20 am – 12:25 pm

12:30 pm –1:15 pm LUNCH Laskey Great Hall

1:00 pm –1:15 pm Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year Award Presentation
1:30 pm –2:30 pm Keynote Panel—Dr. Michael Birdwell (TN Tech University) & Tim Poole (TN State Parks)
2:30 pm –2:45 Q & A Dr. Birdwell & Tim Poole

Breakout Session Proposal

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