Places and Time: L.A. History and Geography

Auto Club Headquarters (just south of downtown Los Angeles)

Free five-day workshop for 3rd, 4th, 8th and 11th grade teachers about environmental literacy and environmental justice, with a focus on the Port of Los Angeles. We will use the exceptional maps and photos of Southern California housed in the Auto Club Archives. Teachers will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of a lesson.

LGBTQ History: OUT Curriculum Cohort

ONE Archives 909 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles

In this free one-week workshop for 11th grade teachers, we will explore various points in LGBTQ history through readings, presentations by historians, model lessons, and a hands-on exploration of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. Teachers will be compensated $500 upon completion of a lesson.

Latin America & the History-Social Science Framework

Cal State LA

Three-day workshop for 10th grade World History teachers. The workshop will explore topics related to Latin American history and the ways that the History-Social Science Framework addresses them. Through talks from scholars and model lessons teachers will explore these histories with a focus on multiple perspectives and learn how they can incorporate these ideas into their classrooms. Fee: $250

Civic Justice: The Activism of the East L.A. Walkouts

LA Plaza Museum 501 North Main Street, Los Angeles

Free one-day workshop for 11th, 12th and Ethnic Studies educators. This teacher workshop explores the historical context and pedagogical approaches that will help teachers include the 1968 East LA Walkouts in their courses in order to promote active civic engagement through culturally responsive instruction.

LOST LA Curriculum Project

Doheny Memorial Library, USC

Opportunity for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th and 11th grade history teachers working in Los Angeles. Collaborate with scholars from UCLA and USC, explore archival footage used in all LOST LA episodes, develop lesson plans, improve your historical knowledge of Los Angeles and receive a stipend of up to $1,000. Apply by September 15, 2018.

Teaching History Conference

Los Angeles

Two-day conference focusing on culturally relevant and inclusive teaching in history and social studies classrooms across the K-16 continuum.

Discover Lost LA

Los Angeles Central Library

Free screening of an episode of Lost LA, along with the teachable curriculum developed for this series.

Sites of Encounter: Gupta Empire & Srivijava Kingdom, 300-1200


This free two-day workshop for 7th grade World History teachers explores the Gupta Empire & Srivijaya Kingdom as “Sites of Encounter”, or places that existed in the pre-modern world that brought together different cultures via trade.

LGBTQ History: Contextualizing the Stonewall Riots

ONE Archives 909 West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles

This free weeklong program will explore the activism that occurred on the west coast that preceded Stonewall through readings, presentations by historians, model lessons, and a hands-on exploration of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

Sites of Encounter: Baghdad & Nishapur, 300-1200


This free two-day workshop for 6th and 7th grade World History Teachers will have lectures from scholars to gain more historical knowledge and teachers will work on designing lessons and curriculum to align with the HSS Framework.

Youth as Changemakers

Cal State Dominguez Hills

This three-day workshop for US History Teachers (3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 11th, 12th Grades) & Ethnic Studies Teachers explores the history of activism by youth in US History.