Conferences, Workshops, and Special Events

Montana History Conference, September 21-23, 2017

The theme of this year's conference, which will be held in Helena, is "Montana, 1917: Time of Trouble, Time of Change." Stay tuned for more information.

For Educators


Montana and the Great War: Bringing It Home, June 12-13, 2017

Held at the Montana Historical Society, workshop for high school teachers and museum professionals, will examine themes and issues surrounding World War I, and focus on engaging students in researching about the war, and ways to share student research with the larger community. Renewal units and travel scholarships available. Registration for this workshop is closed.(Limit 20) Application deadline: April 15, 2017.

Teacher Leader in History Summit, June 14-15, 2017 

Ten K-5 teachers from across the state, who share an interest in helping improve elementary history education in their schools, districts, and regions, will gather at the Montana Historical Society for a two-day summit. Learn more about about the Teacher Leader in History program and how to apply to become a TLH Fellow here.  Application deadline: April 30, 2017. Registration for this program is closed.

Struggling Readers and Content Area Textbooks: Making Montana: Stories of the Land Accessible to All, June 16, 2017

Designed for 4-12 grade teachers who have have students who struggle reading content area textbooks, this six-hour seminar will use Montana: Stories of the Land as a case study to explore a wide variety of strategies to support struggle readers. The seminar will be held at the Montana Historical Society. Renewal units and travel scholarships available. (Limit 30)

MHS On-the-Road—Crossing Disciplines: Social Studies, Art, and the Common Core, September 29-30, 2017 

In September, the Montana Historical Society will be teaming up with county historical societies in Hardin and Livingston to offer one-day educator workshops.