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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
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