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Live, Online Professional Development Seminars
for History and Literature Teachers

Announcing a Special Program for California Teachers!

Through a partnership with the California Department of Education, the National Humanities Center (NHC) is pleased to offer California educators free registration in a series of live, online professional development seminars for history, literature, and humanities teachers. These interactive programs offer educators:

  • Increased content knowledge
  • New teaching resources
  • Fresh instructional approaches

Seminars are taught by leading scholars and explore historical documents, literary texts, and images to demonstrate and support teaching with primary sources. Seminar materials are free, online, and available on demand.

Earn Credits from CSU, Chico, the Only California Institution to Offer University Credit for NHC Courses!

Center for Regional and Continuing Education, CSU, Chico
Each National Humanities Center seminar provides three hours of professional development. NHC seminars have been vetted and pre-approved by Trinity County Office of Education as meeting the requirements for university credit. Completion of five NHC seminars will provide fifteen hours/one credit, or a variety of seminars and other programs may be combined to total fifteen hours/one credit.

To receive credits from CSU, Chico, follow these easy steps!

Registration & Course Information

To participate in National Humanities Center online seminars, register online. Los Angeles county teachers use promotional code LAUSD and other eligible California teachers use promotional code CSUC. Prior to a seminar, registered teachers will receive a link to a web page which includes:

  • Instructions to access the online classroom
  • Assigned readings

After the seminar, the audio recording and presentation are available for listening, viewing, and downloading.

Sample: The Idea of Progress in 19th-Century America
Please scroll to the bottom to see the complete web page.

If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact:
Caryn Koplik or 919-406-0111.

Online Seminars
National Humanities Center
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