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

The Hi-Line Tour—Crossing Disciplines: Social Studies, Art, and the Common Core, April 10-14, 2017

This April, Montana Historical Society will be teaming up with four county historical societies (three along the Hi-Line and one in central Montana) to bring a one-day workshop to area educators. Stay tuned.

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. (Limit 20)

Teacher Leader in History Summit, June 14, 2017 (invitation only)

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.  

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)