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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

Sources and Scholars: Who Built Our Capitol?

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 6:45pm

Sources and Scholars: Photographs from the Italian Front

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 5:45pm to 6:45pm

Sources and Scholars: Harold Stassen and Minnesota Politics

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 5:45pm to 6:45pm

Historic Site Immersion

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 8:30am to Friday, June 19, 2015 - 3:30pm
Online Courses

African American History in Minnesota

Social Studies Skills in the Elementary Grades

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

History Day Competitions and Judging Webinar

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
On-Demand Webinars

African Americans in Early Minnesota

History Day 2015 Theme "Leadership and Legacy"

History Day Thesis Statements

MNHS Free Online Resources

MNopedia Introduction