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Teaching Civil Rights from the 1700s through 2017 and Beyond
June 13, 2017 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.| $25
This workshop includes primary source activities and guest speakers to put into context the struggle for equal rights for all people from 1776 through today, and looking onward as students grow to become active citizens. Teachers will broaden their own content knowledge and develop primary source-based lesson plans that demonstrate the significance and relevance of historic civil rights milestones.
Special Guest Speakers:
Julie L. Hershenberg, J.D., M.A., M.P.T., Professor of Political Science, Collin College
Ernest McMillan, Civil Rights Activist
Stephen Fagin, Curator and Oral Historian, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Zac Harmon, Executive Director, Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture
Ani Simmons, Education Programs Coordinator, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Jenny Sweeney, Education Specialist, National Archives at Fort Worth
5th–12th grade educators
TEKS-aligned workshop, with 6 hours of CPE credits