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History Workshops

The Minnesota Historical Society offers a variety of professional development for educators. For the 2014-2015 school year, MNHS Teacher Members will receive a $20 discount on Northern Lights workshops, History Day workshops, and the standard Teacher Education workshops.

For general information about workshops, call Jessica Ellison at 651-259-3427 or email jessica.ellison@mnhs.org.

Subsidies are available and meant to assist teachers who have limited access to professional development funding. For more information, visit the subsidy webpage. Subsidies are not available for History Day workshops, bus tours, historic site immersion, or the elementary workshop.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants cancelling 24 hours before the workshop are eligible for a refund or credit. (This includes weather related cancellations.)
Less than 24 hours notice - Registrants who are unable to attend the workshop may substitute someone to attend in their place; substitutions will be made at the registration desk the day of the event. No refunds or credits will be granted for non-attendance or cancellations.

Teacher Education Workshops

Dred and Harriet Scott: The Power of History

U.S. History Teacher Cohort

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 9:00am

Sources and Scholars: Ojibwe History Resources

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 5:45pm to 6:45pm
Northern Lights

Northern Lights Academy

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Online Courses

African American History in Minnesota

History Day Theme Webinar

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

History Day Thesis Statement Webinar

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

History Day Project Organization Webinar

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

History Day Competitions and Judging Webinar

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
History Day Workshops

History Day 101

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

History Day 101/Theme Bundle

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:30am to Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 3:30pm

History Day Theme

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Historical Research for History Day

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm