On October 16-17-18, 2003, the NCHE* will sponsor a national conference on History and Biography: The Individual and Historical Change. It will highlight the finding, writing, and teaching of biographical content, along with strategies and tactics for teaching this knowledge in a variety of settings.
The conference will be held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, CA. More than 700 school educators, historians, museum/historical society personnel, and administrators are expected to attend the 46 sessions, visit the Exhibitors of educational materials, and enjoy special pre-conference bus and walking tours.
Stanford University historian David M. Kennedy will make the keynote speech. His topic will be The Role of the President as Commander in Chief: FDR.
Those seeking further information are asked to visit the NCHE Web site (below) or by FAXing or calling the NCHE office.
*Partner Sponsors: Partnership for History Education organizations (Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Behring Center, National History Day, and Colonial Williamsburg Foundation), The History Channel, California Department of Education, and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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