Archive for the ‘Professional Development’ Category

  • For many of us, the love of history began with the desire to better understand where we as individuals, or members of a group came from. Whether we are attempting to contextualize our family’s history, to better comprehend our unique regional cultures, or to just figure out why on earth that monument of a giant […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to ‘[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations. The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to “[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations. The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to ‘[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations.” The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to “[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations.” The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • AASLH’s popular volunteer webinar series is back, and this year, when you when you register for the first webinar, you’ll get 25% off the next two. The webinars can be watched in order or individually. Each is a self-contained lesson on volunteer management. These live webinars will be recorded, and the recordings will be sent to […]

  • Six sessions recorded as part of our Online Conference for the 2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting in Detroit are now available for purchase ($15 AASLH Members/ $30 Nonmembers). Visit our Online Store to find these and other recorded webinars. Small Museums, Big Impact! Change Agents Being small doesn’t mean thinking small. Examine the successful reinvention of three small […]

  • The AASLH Series at Rowman and Littlefield Publishers is off to a great start. It’s only March, and already in 2017 we’ve released fourteen new titles for order and pre-order. Covering a wide range of subjects from exhibit design to collections care to interpretation, these latest AASLH books include brand new titles and new editions of […]

  • When I was in my mid-20s I was working on a community engagement grant project that involved bringing K-12 students and community members (from an African American neighborhood community) together to complete a local history project. It was a great project, won a bunch of awards, and resulted in lots of pats on the back […]

  • On December 13, AASLH held our third #AASLHchat on Twitter. These monthly discussions are shaping up to be a great way for AASLH’ers to crowdsource new ideas and fresh solutions to challenges facing history organizations. In September, in the midst of Pokémon Go and Hamilton buzz, we held our first chat on “Incorporating Pop Culture […]