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The Blueprint Advisory Council

The Blueprint Advisory Council plays an integral role in the leadership of the History Blueprint.

  • Tom Adams, Executive Director, Instructional Quality Commission, Director, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division, California Department of Education
  • Nancy Bier, Educational Researcher, Center for Education Policy, SRI International
  • Kristen Cruz Allen, Administrator, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division, California Department of Education
  • Kimberly Gilmore, Historian & Director of Corporate Outreach, History Channel, A & E Television Networks
  • Karen Halttunen, Professor, Department of History, University of Southern California
  • Anthea Hartig, Executive Director, California Historical Society
  • Anne Hyde, Professor, Department of History, Colorado College, American Historical Association Teaching Division Representative
  • Ralph Lewin, Executive Director, Mechanics' Institute Library
  • Betsy Marchand, Advisor, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
  • Dante Noto, Director of Resource Development, Educational Partnerships, University of California, Office of the President
  • Mary Schleppegrell, Professor, School of Education, University of Michigan
  • Sam Wineburg, Professor, School of Education & Department of History (by courtesy), Stanford University
  • Michael G. Vann, Associate Professor, Department of History & Asian Studies, Sacramento State University
Recent Blog Posts
Nov 16, 2017
In Search of a Better History Book
by Nancy McTygue The first time I sat on a textbook adoption panel I spent 45 minutes deliberating.  I remember that a significant part of my consideration was the quality of the lunch that the ...
In Search of a Better History Book
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Nov 07, 2017
6 Strategies to Guide your Adoption of New Textbooks in History-Social Science
Download a PDF version of this post. by Beth Slutsky, Ph.D. The California State Board of Education appears poised to adopt history-social science instructional materials at its ...
6 Strategies to Guide your Adoption of New Textbooks in History-Social Science
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Nov 06, 2017
CHSSP Seeks New Regional Site
The Executive Office and the Advisory Board of the California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP) at the University of California at Davis invites proposals from four-year institutions of higher ...
CHSSP Seeks New Regional Site
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Oct 24, 2017
Teaching about Nuclear Energy
The recent Current Context issue, “Iran and Nuclear Energy,” situates the Iran nuclear deal within the larger context of the use of nuclear energy today, and in the past. Page 5 of the resource ...
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