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Annual Social Studies Teachers Workshop

Friday, November 7, 2014, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Annual Social Studies Teachers Workshop will be held at the Old Capitol Museum. This year’s subject is Turn-of-the-Century Mississippi. Cost is $40.00, with a 0.5 CEU credit available through Mississippi College. For more information call 601-576-6800. Deadline for registration is October 24, 2014.

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Annual Welty Teachers CEU Workshop

February, 2014

Explore Eudora Welty’s literature, essays, and photography for adaptation in your classroom. Topics change yearly. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email


MDAH Spring Social Studies Teachers Workshop: Women of Mississippi History

Natchez Convention Center, Natchez
Saturday, February 21, 2015, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

From the matriarchal societies of Native Americans to the women of the Civil Rights Movement, women have left their mark on the state of Mississippi. Join us as we learn about women’s roles during the Civil War, Vera Anderson (Mississippi’s answer to Rosie the Riveter), and more on February 21. Deadline for registration is Friday, February 13, 2015. Cost is $40. 0.5 CEU credit available through Mississippi College. For more information contact the MDAH education staff at or 601-576-6800.


MDAH Summer Teachers School: Teaching Tough Subjects

William Winter Building, Jackson
Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26, 2015

For the first time, MDAH will host a week-long teacher workshop on teaching tough subjects through Mississippi History and primary source documents. Participants will attend sessions and spend time in the state archives library researching and identifying primary source documents to be used in classroom lessons created by attendees. Finished lessons and resource packets will be posted on the MDAH website for use by teachers across the state. Deadline for applications Friday, May 1, 2015. Limited spaces. Application and registration fees apply. Lunches and rooms for the week will be provided. 3-4 CEU credits will be available through Mississippi College.  For more information or to request an application packet contact MDAH education staff at or call 601-576-6800.