Upcoming Alabama History Institutes

Alabama History Institutes are immersive professional development workshops in history and civics for K-12 public, private, and homeschool educators. Each three-day, in-person workshop will incorporate intensive classroom training using primary sources with hands-on experiences at local museums, parks, and historic sites. Participants receive a stipend and professional development credits.

Application Deadline EXTENDED for Decatur, Florence, and Selma Workshops. Click Here to Apply by April 15.


Week of June 3-7, 2024

Grades 4-12: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom
Jacksonville State Inservice Center, Anniston (June 4-6)

Grades 3-6: Alabama Waterways: The DNA of Our State
Decatur Morgan County Tourism Center, Decatur (June 4-6)

Grades 6-12: Pathbreaking Alabama Women
Wallace Community College, Selma (June 4-6)

Week of June 10-14, 2024

Grades K-4: Making it Happen: Supporting Literacy Education with Social Studies
Shelby County Instructional Center, Alabaster (June 12-14)

Grades 4-12: Expanding the Classroom: Student Engagement with Community Resources
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Auburn (June 11-13)

Week of June 17-21, 2024

Grades 3-11: World War I Through the Local Lens of the Shoals
Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts, Florence (June 18-20)

Week of June 24-28, 2024

Grades 7-12: Hope and Humanity: Alabama Connections to the Holocaust
Alabama Holocaust Education Center, Birmingham (June 25-27)

Grades 4-12: Exploring Alabama's Communities Through Oral Histories
History Museum of Mobile, Mobile (June 25-27)

Grades 3-6: Migration Experiences in Alabama History
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery (June 25-27)

Questions? Contact Marlena Cameron at marlena.cameron@archives.alabama.gov.