Mike Williams | National Humanities Center


Mike Williams

Director of Education Programs Mike Williams

Mike Williams serves as the director of Education Programs for the National Humanities Center. In that role, he provides leadership, insight, and direction for Center education programming, including but not limited to institutes, online courses, instructional materials development, webinars, and special projects. As a former history teacher, he was recognized as the 2017 Organization of American Historians Tachau Teacher of the Year. He was also the 2019 recipient of the K–12 Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education.

Mike has published works in the texts “Family History In The Classroom” and “When We Were British: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Visualizing Early America,” and was featured as a contributing author in Time magazine’s “25 Moments That Changed History” series. He has been awarded fellowships through the West Indies Teacher Institute and Rural Teachers Global Trust, where his research connected classrooms in London, Scotland, Ghana, and Barbados. He serves in a number of capacities, including the Executive Board of the National Council for History Education, the Sledge Institute, and the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Humanities Education Council.