The Remedial Herstory Project Summer Educators Retreat

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End: August 17, 2021
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The Remedial Herstory Project is hosting our annual Summer Retreat for educators to help them incorporate women's history into their curriculum. The event will take place on August 16th and 17th at the Common Man Inn and Spa in Plymouth, NH. The event is action packed and features pioneer women's historians and education leaders. Attendees will receive 15 hours of professional development, leave with dozens of packaged and ready to employ middle and high school lessons and powerpoints, learn about the C3 model and inquiry-based instruction, explore kinesthetic strategies for the classroom, network, collaborate, and learn. Out of state attendees are invited to stay at the Inn or at one of the surrounding hotels and Airbnbs. The retreat is designed for practicing educators but anyone interested in women's history is invited to participate. Presenters at the retreat include:

Dr. Susan Ware, a Harvard historian and author of over 45 books on Women's History including Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote and American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction, among others. 

Dr. Barbara Tischler, a Columbia historian and teacher training instructor at Hunters College. Tischler is the author of several books on women's history including a series of essays Perspectives on the Sixties. Her present research is on enslaved women's narratives.

Elizabeth Debrulle, a historian at the New Hampshire Historical Society and author of several essays on New Hampshire women and men who participated in the local women's suffrage movement, and Board Member for the New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies.

Dr. Marcia Blaine, a historian from Plymouth State University and author of several articles on New Hampshire women in the White Mountains.

Kelsie Eckert, two-time New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year, President of the New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies, and Founder of the Remedial Herstory Project.

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