NEHTA

NERC

2013 Conference Wrap Up:

The 45th annual Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies

was held at the Sturbridge Host Hotel from Monday April 7th through Wednesday April 9th, 2014

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The focus of this year’s theme,  “Social Studies in the Balance,” was to investigate how social studies teachers and administrators can balance several educational priorities, including the Common Core State Standards, and yet maintain the importance and value of a rich and rigorous social studies education for all of our students.

For more information about the conference and the many wonderful sessions offered, please download the NERC 45 Booklet.

Thanks to the many of you who stopped by the NEHTA’s table in the exhibition hall and/or joined us for socialization and celebration of our award recipients at our annual luncheon and evening awards reception.

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Previous Conferences:

44th NERC

Turning Points: In Social Studies… For Social Studies

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April 8-10, 2013, Sturbridge Host Hotel, Sturbridge, MA

 Booklet of Presentations (pdf format) updated: 1/15/2013

The 44th Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies (NERC) was held in Sturbridge, MA at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center from April 8-10, 2013.  The conference, titled Turning Points: In Social Studies…For Social Studies, proved to be an outstanding conference involving participants from all of New England and surrounding states.

On Wednesday, the NEHTA hosted its annual luncheon, with a keynote address by Kidger Award Recipient Paul Kennedy, as well as an evening reception. Below, you will find photos from the presentation of the organization’s awards at the reception.

NEHTA's Keith Dauer presenting Paul Kennedy with the Kidger Award (university level). Kennedy is a British historian at Yale University.

NEHTA’s Keith Dauer presenting Paul Kennedy with the Kidger Award (university level). Kennedy is a British historian at Yale University.

 

Paul Kennedy delivering his keynote address.

Paul Kennedy delivering his keynote address.

 

NEHTA's Sandy Senior-Dauer presenting Charles Newhall of St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers with the Kidger Award (high school level).

NEHTA’s Sandy Senior-Dauer presenting Charles Newhall of St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers with the Kidger Award (high school level).

 

Former NEHTA president Steve Armstrong presenting NEHTA board member Sandy Senior-Dauer with the Hicks-Kennedy Award for service to the organization.

Former NEHTA president Steve Armstrong presenting NEHTA board member Sandy Senior-Dauer with the Hicks-Kennedy Award for service to the organization.

 

Long-time organization treasurer Phil Whitbeck being recognized for his many decades of dedication to the success of the NEHTA.

Long-time organization treasurer Phil Whitbeck being recognized for his many decades of dedication to the success of the NEHTA.

 

Laska Award recipient Brent Charpentier, a student at Central Connecticut State University, holding his award.

Laska Award recipient Brent Charpentier, a student at Central Connecticut State University, holding his award.

 

Laska Award winner Brent Charpentier delivering an acceptance speech.

Laska Award winner Brent Charpentier delivering an acceptance speech.

 

43rd NERC:

The 43rd Northeast Regional Conference on the Social Studies (NERC) was held in Sturbridge, MA at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center from April 3-5, 2012.  The conference, titled 21st Century Learning: The Role and Future of the Social Studies, proved to be an outstanding conference involving participants from all of New England, New York, and New Jersey.

On Wednesday, the NEHTA hosted its annual luncheon, with a keynote address by Matthew Warshauer, and an evening reception. We would like to give a special thanks to Bedford, Freeman, and Worth for sponsoring our luncheon. Below, you will find photos from the presentation of the organization’s awards at the reception.

Award winner Matthew Warshauer with
NEHTA Awards Chair Keith Dauer and NEHTA President Amy George

 

Kidger Award winner Matthew Warshauer delivering his keynote address
Teacher/Educator Kidger Award winner Don Perreault with NEHTA president Amy George
Kidger Award winner Don Perreault speaking at the NEHTA reception
NEHTA board member and past president Steve Armstrong presents current president Amy George
with a gift of recognition for her service and commitment to the organization
Hicks-Kennedy Award recipient Laura Greeley with NEHTA Awards Chair Keith Dauer 
 Laska Award winner, undergraduate student Mary-Kate Hazel, with NEHTA treasurer Phil Whitbeck
NEHTA treasurer Phil Whitbeck, 2012 Laska Award recipient Mary-Kate Hazel,
2005 Laska Award recipient Laura Greeley, and NEHTA president Amy George