The Society for History Education was established at the University of Notre Dame as the "History Teachers' Association" and published the first issue of The History Teacher in November 1967. The Society for History Education (SHE) relocated to the campus of California State University, Long Beach in 1972.
Welcome to H-High-S! The primary purpose of H-High-S is to facilitate an ongoing discussion of curriculum, instructional strategies, and educational resources involved in teaching history, social studies, and related subjects in American secondary schools.
The National Council for History Education builds bridges between those who share a common passion for historical thinking. Here you will find outstanding professional development opportunities, access to a wide range of historical organizations, thought-provoking annual conferences, publications, and information on critical national and local historical issues. Most of all, you will be part of community that is linked together by a common commitment to excellence in history.
Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.
Each year, NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for school, college, and university educators to study a variety of humanities topics. Stipends of $1,200-$3,900 help cover expenses for these one- to five-week programs.
If your field is history—no matter what your specialization is or where you work—membership in the American Historical Association is indispensable. Among the numerous organizations that serve historians, only the AHA brings together historians from all geographical, chronological, and topical specializations and all work contexts, embracing the breadth and variety of activity in history today. More important, only the AHA addresses the diverse special needs of individuals and the interests of the discipline as a whole.