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30th Annual Social Studies Teachers Workshop – Turn of the Century Mississippi

The 2014 Annual Social Studies Teachers Workshop on Turn-of-the-Century Mississippi was held November 7, 2014 at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson. PowerPoint programs presented at the Workshop have been made available by permission of the presenters. If you have any questions on the information in any other presentations, please contact the museum division education staff via email at


Annual Welty Teachers CEU Workshop

February, 2015

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 Mississippi’s Complex History

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 Mississippi’s complex history through primary source documents and artifacts. Suggested topics could include the Indian Removal act of 1830 and Jim Crow Laws or education and equal pay. 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 Wednesday, April 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.