CHSSP Statewide Office Programs
The History Blueprint is a project of historians and history teachers to develop innovative curriculum and instructional tools, in alignment with the Common Core standards. Their work is directed by the California History-Social Science Project and supported by the generosity of its many partners. The History Blueprint Civil War Unit, the first product of this on-going project, is now available for teachers.
The CHSSP offers a variety of programs for teachers and administrators seeking to align their instruction with the Common Core State Standards. In addition to the statewide programs detailed through this link, each of the regional sites offers Common Core programs to local schools and districts. Click on links to those sites below to learn more.
The California History-Social Science Project is a member of The Teaching with Primary Sources Educational Consortium, funded by the Library of Congress (Library of Congress image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998021539/PP).
Teaching Democracy is a program aimed at enhancing how California’s young people understand and grapple with how to be an engaged participant in a democratic society. This program consisted of a series of webinars with renowned scholars who addressed questions and subjects critical to a thorough comprehension of American democracy.(Library of Congress image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/owi2001012554/PP/)
Developing Freedom in America is a Teaching American History (TAH) Grant awarded by the United States Department of Education in 2009 for educators in Tulare County, California.
Regional Site Programs
Each of our sites offers professional development for history-social science teachers in their region. Click on the links below to see specific programs currently being offered.
UC Images Courtesy of: Color photographs © 2003 by Alan Nyiri, courtesy of the Atkinson Photographic Archive.