Teacher Workshops: Change in Twenieth-Century Texas

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Staff DevelopmentThis workshop will be held in Galveston for Texas history teachers covering the state's history in the twentieth century. Faculty lectures will address Texas politics from 1900 to 1950, boom and bust in Texas industry, Latinos in Texas, the civil rights movement, and the emergence of a two-party Texas. Workshop faculty includes Alwyn Barr (Texas Tech University), Michael L. Gillette (Humanities Texas), Gabriela González (The University of Texas at San Antonio), Joseph A. Pratt (University of Houston), and Chase Untermeyer (former U.S. ambassador to Qatar). Teachers will receive books and other instructional materials. Location and Schedule The workshop will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Bryan Museum in Galveston. The workshop is open to all Texas history teachers. Priority consideration will be given to early-career teachers in low-performing schools and districts. Complete the online application and submit it to Humanities Texas. Please apply as soon as possible, as registration will occur on a rolling basis and space is limited. The workshop is free to teachers and their schools. Humanities Texas will reimburse schools $80 for a substitute for any teacher who attends. Participants will receive CPE hours and may be eligible to receive GT credit, depending on district standards. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements to and from the program. Please note that Humanities Texas’s maximum reimbursement for total travel expenses is $300, even if the teacher’s actual expenses exceed $300. Please review the Humanities Texas travel policy Humanities Texas travel policy for program participants for more information.
Start Date/Time:2017-03-22 00:00:00
End Date/Time:2017-03-22 00:00:00
Source:Maria Hammack
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.23(A), 4.23(B), 7.23(A), 7.23(B)

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