~ Teaching American History Grant ~

California

Grantee: Clovis Unified School District, Clovis, CA
Project Name: American Foundations and Documents in Action
Project Director: Rob Darrow; (559) 327-9635; robdarrow@cusd.com
Funding: $1,782,741.00
Number of Teachers Served: 200
Number of School Districts Served: 6
Number of Students Served: No information available

To raise student achievement and enhance teaching skills in American history throughout a six-county region of central California , the LEA is partnering with the California State University, Fresno History Department and the American Institute for History Education.  The professional development program for social studies and American history teachers will be available to 200 teachers in grades 5 through 12.  Components include a master's cohort, four 2-day colloquia, seven monthly seminars, and annual six-day travel study tours.  The theme for Year 1 is Foundations of the American Nation, Year 2 focuses on Documents of the Nation, and Year 3 explores American Foundations & Documents in Action.

For more information see the following links:

  1. http://www.ed.gov/programs/teachinghistory/awards.html

  2. http://www.cusd.com/tah2/