Craig Perrier

Councilor, Teaching

Craig Perrier is the high school social studies curriculum and instruction specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, Virginia. He has been an online adjunct professor of history for Northeastern University and Southern New Hampshire University and is currently a faculty member for the teacher certification program Educate VA. Previously, he taught for American schools in Brazil for six years and for six years in public schools in Massachusetts. After leaving the classroom, Craig was the coordinator for curriculum and instruction for social studies and history at Virtual High School and then the PK-12 social studies coordinator for the Department of Defense Dependent Schools. He has consulted on global education and digital history projects for IREX, IIE, iEARN, the Global Campaign for Education, and the US Department of State Office of the Historian. In addition, Craig has a MA in global history, MEd in secondary education, and is pursuing his doctorate in educational leadership. He maintains a blog The Global, History Educator and is the creator of the free online teacher resource US History in a Global Context. Craig joined the AHA Council in 2018 as member of the Teaching Division and as a delegate to the Society for History Education. You can follow him on twitter @CraigPerrier.