ART K-12 Archival Education Institute

Members of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART) are especially invited to
attend a special follow-up meeting for ART’s K-12 Archival Education Institute (AEI) program,
held in partnership with the National Archives at New York City and Association of Teachers of
Social Studies/United Federation of Teachers (ATSS/UFT).

The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 29, 2011, from 10am-Noon at the National Archives at New York City.
This FREE event will provide an overview of ART’s first K-12 Archival Education Institute with some of the facilitators, educators, and archivists that participated. The event will also provide a forum to discuss planning for the next K-12 AEI, tentatively to be held in September 2011.

The inaugural K-12 AEI was held on December 4, 2010, and paired professional archivists with Metropolitan New York educators to demonstrate how archival documents can be incorporated in class curriculum to achieve state mandated learning standards. The program provided educators with local archival materials and the tools to integrate these materials into their classrooms. The institute focused on developing lesson plans related to civil and human rights curricula.
Anyone who is interested in participating in the next K-12 AEI or would like to learn more are welcome to attend this meeting.
Please RSVP to outreach@nycarchivists.org by Monday, January 24th, 2011.

Attendees who do not RSVP cannot be ensured entry to the National Archives. Thank-you.
More information on this event is available on the ART website:

http://www.nycarchivists.org/?p=653

In addition, photos from the K-12 AEI can be seen here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/archivistsrt/sets/72157625615550218/

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ART recognizes the generous sponsorship of the K-12 Archival Education Institute by MetLife.

Thanks,

Janet.

Janet Bunde
Assistant University and Brademas Congressional Papers Archivist
New York University Archives
212.998.2642

Peter J. Wosh
Director, Archives/Public History Program
History Department
New York University
53 Washington Square South
Room 503
New York NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-8601
Fax: (212) 995-4017

http://aphdigital.org

http://history.fas.nyu.edu/object/history.gradprog.archivespublichistory.html

Peter Wosh

About Peter Wosh

Professor Wosh directs the program in Archives and Public History at NYU. Professor Wosh’s research has focused primarily on American religion, American institutional cultures, and archival management issues. His background includes work as an archivist in a variety of academic and nonprofit institutions, including: Director of Archives and Library Services, American Bible Society (1989-1994); Archivist/Records Manager, American Bible Society (1984-1989); University Archivist, Seton Hall University (1978-1984). He is the author of Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives: Archivists and Archival Records, with Menzi Behrnd-Klodt (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005); Covenant House: Journey of a Faith-Based Charity (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005); Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994); The Diocesan Journal of Michael Augustine Corrigan, Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, 1872-1880 (Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1987); as well as articles in various archival, historical, and library journals. Professor Wosh’s current research involves editing the published writings of Waldo Gifford Leland, a pioneering archival theoretician, for the Archival Classics series published by the Society of American Archivists.

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