Archive for the ‘Professional Development’ Category

  • We are excited to announce that AASLH is the recipient of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to improve and expand our Continuing Education program. Beginning with an assessment of the association’s current continuing education and professional development programs, we will examine how the historical community’s training needs have been served, and how organizations […]

  • Indianapolis, IN—Nearly fifty leaders in the management of history organizations will gather in Indianapolis in November as part of Developing History Leaders @SHA, formerly known as the Seminar for Historical Administration. Three dozen nationally-recognized leaders will facilitate discussions on the best and future practices for executive management and leadership at museums, archives, historical societies, preservation organizations, […]

  • As we prepare for the 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, the Educators and Interpreters Affinity Group Committee is trying an experiment. We’re giving presenters who are chairing sessions with education and interpretation themes a chance to give readers a little more information about them – a teaser, if you will. We’ll share two to three sessions each week. We […]

  • The Workshop In June 2017, the Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College hosted faculty members for a hands-on workshop, Archives à la Carte. Funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities,the two-day workshop included individualized research appointments throughout the summer. The inaugural workshop was designed to engage participants with collections and enrich the curriculum. Participants in […]

  • The AASLH Series at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers is proud to announce three new titles for summer. Covering a wide range of subjects from project management to preservation and collections care, these latest AASLH books include brand new titles and new editions of classic works. Remember, AASLH members always get 20% off AASLH books. To […]

  • Four times a year, History News magazine brings you the latest discussions, developments, and innovations in the field of state and local history. That mission includes reviewing books on theoretical and practical topics that our members and readers are talking about and using in their daily work. AASLH is building our pool of book reviewers for […]

  • (This blog was originally published June 22, 2017 on the author’s personal blog, Archaeology, Museums & Outreach. Reprinted here with permission.)  This past Sunday, my colleague Gustavo Valencia Tello invited me to a Father’s Day lunch at his home in Casma, Peru. I am spending a couple of months in the area this summer as part […]

  • 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 […]