200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

Alabama Bicentennial Summer Institutes, Grades 3-5

Registration for our summer 2018 workshops is closed. Stay tuned for our 2019 summer programming.

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SUPER Teacher, Grades 4-12

Provided by the Alabama Humanities Foundation.

March 19, 2018 | From Mines and Mills to Autos and Aerospace: The Industrialization of the American South
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

April 19, 2018 | Hail the Rail: Tracking Alabama's Bicentennial History along Historic Rail Lines
Tuscumbia Depot and Round House, Tuscumbia

TBD | New Views on the Spanish Conquest of Alabama and the Americas
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

June 18-22, 2018 | The Civil War in the American South
University of Mobile, Mobile

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Made in America: Economic Opportunities for Alabama Students, Grades 9-12

Provided in partnership with the Alabama Council on Economic Education.

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Project Citizen, Grades 6-12

Provided in partnership with the Alabama Center for Law and Civic Education.

May 30, 2018 | JSU Inservice Center
June 12, 2018 | Athens State Inservice Center 
June 13, 2018 | UAB Inservice Center 
June 19, 2018 | Montevallo Inservice Center 
June 20, 2018 | UNA Inservice Center 
June 26, 2018 | Auburn Inservice Center 
July 11, 2018 | AAMU/UAH Inservice Center 
July 17, 2018 | USA Inservice Center 
July 18, 2018 | Troy Inservice Center 
July 24, 2018 | UA/UWA Inservice Center 
July 25, 2018 | ASU Inservice Center 

Contact Alan Stevens at astevens@aclce.org for more information.


Explore Alabama, Grades 1-4 and 5-7

Provided in partnership with the Alabama Geographic Alliance. PD will include presentation and modeling of two grade-appropriate, Alabama Standards-based lessons and one Giant Map of Alabama lesson. Specifically for geography, science, English Language Arts, and the Alabama Social Studies Course of Study. PD will serve two strands: Elementary (1-4) and Middle (5-7), but lessons provided will be individual for each grade. Catered lunch, materials, and experienced instructors will be provided. Participants will leave with two lessons ready for their classroom. All participants will be provided an opportunity to use the Giant Map of Alabama in their classroom at no cost. 

June 5, 2018 | Region 1 | University of North Alabama, Florence
June 7, 2018 | Region 9 | Auburn University, Auburn
June 8, 2018 | Region 10 | University of South Alabama, Mobile
June 12, 2018 | Region 6 | Jacksonville State University, Ft. McClellan
June 14, 2018 | Region 1 | University of North Alabama, Jasper
June 19, 2018 | Region 8 | Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery
June 21, 2018 | Region 4 | University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
July 2018, TBD | Region 7 | TBD
July 2018, TBD | Region 5 | Lincoln PD Center
Region 2 | TBD
Region 3 | TBD
Region 11 | TBD

Click here for registration and more information! If you have questions, contact Lisa Keys Mathews at lkeysmathews@una.edu.


What's Next, Alabama? Grades 9-12

Provided in partnership with the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.

April 17, 2018 | Region 9 | Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for Arts and Humanities, Auburn
April 24, 2018 | Region 10 | Washington County Public Library, Chatom - Register
April 27, 2018 | Region 5 | Homewood Public Library, Homewood - Register
May 25, 2018 | Region 7 | American Village, Montevallo
May 29, 2018 | Region 8 | Selma-Dallas County Public Library, Selma
September 12, 2018 | Region 3 | Alabama A&M/UAH Inservice Center, Huntsville
September 19, 2018 | Region 2 | Athens Public Library (tentative), Athens
October 12, 2018 | Region 1 | Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Florence
October 23, 2018 | Region 11 | Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan
October 30, 2018 | Region 4 | Tuscaloosa Public Library Rotary Room, Tuscaloosa
November 9, 2018 | Region 6 | Jacksonville State University Inservice Center, Jacksonville

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More PD opportunities from our partners coming soon!

Liberty's Legacy, Grades K-2