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Annual Conference

New England History Teachers Association

Annual Conference 2017

1917: War and Revolution

Friday, October 13, 2017

9:30am – 4:30pm

University of Connecticut, Dodd Center, Storrs, CT

NEHTA Members: $70.00  Non-members: $85.00*
Includes breakfast, lunch and parking


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  • $100.00 for a three-year membership
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Digital History

“Digital History:

The Future of Exploring the Past 

Friday March 18, 2016

8:15am to 4:15pm, Reception to follow

Rhode Island Historical Society, Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI

Dig into innovative methods, tools, and sources:

How are Big Data, the Cloud, and Google Earth changing the way we interpret the past? Is the “digital turn” producing a more vibrant, more accessible form of history?
Does it allow us – and our students – to ask new questions? To work in new ways? What does it take to integrate digital methods and tools into the history classroom?

Examine the possibilities with experts in the field

including keynote speaker Kathryn Tomasek (Wheaton College) and other pioneers in the scholarly and pedagogical aspects of data visualization, GIS, web mapping, cloud-based collaboration, social media, and digitization from schools and universities across New England.

Check out the conference website HERE




In lieu of a fall conference in 2014, the NEHTA was proud to support the NCSS Annual Conference in Boston. Check out our blog for a recap of our involvement and information about our “Conversation with Ken Burns.”


On Friday, October 4th, 2013 the New England History Teachers Association hosted another successful Annual Conference titled




Click here to see the conference schedule:


Workshop Sessions Included:

“Using White House Tapes: Inside Primary Sources”

John Tully, Central Connecticut State University

“New Multimedia Sources to Teach the Vietnam War”

Brad Austin, Salem State University

“Incorporating Vietnamese Sources into Classrooms”

Matthew Masur, St. Anselm College 

“Remembering Vietnam: Teaching about War with Monuments and Memorials”

Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut

“Stories are What We Live In: Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Oral Histories of the 1960s”

Jeremy Greene, Chelmsford High School

David Salmanson, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Philadelphia

“Teaching Multiple Perspectives through the Music of the Vietnam War”

Stephen Armstrong, President, National Council for the Social Studies

“Vietnam and the Movies”

John Tully, Central Connecticut State University

Brad Austin, Salem State University

Teaching the Vietnam War through “Choices”

Ed Dorgan, President, New England History Teachers Association

Should the United States Escalate the Conflict in Southeast Asia in 1964?

A Decision-Making Approach to Teaching the Vietnam War

Kevin O’Reilly, Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School (retired)



Fall Conference 2012 Wrap-Up:

New England History Teachers Association and the American Antiquarian Society 

presented a

Conference on the War of 1812

With keynote speaker, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of The Civil War of 1812

Alan Taylor

Keynote Lecture – Friday, October 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m. 

Daylong Conference – Saturday, October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

All programs took place at the American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts.


Below are links to brochures for some of our past fall conferences:

2016 Digital History

2012 War of 1812

2008 Teaching the 1950s and 1960s

2007 Teaching Atlantic History

2006 Visualizing the Past

2005 Reform in Pre-Civil War America