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What to Expect at TAH Programs

TAH.org offers programs designed to give social studies teachers the very best preparation for the classroom.

Our seminar-style classes encourage you to engage directly with primary source documents, rather than simply listening to lectures. Our faculty treat you as colleagues, respecting your work as teachers, and helping you grow as scholars. Our goal is to bring social studies teachers into a conversation about the American experiment in self-government. Our hope is that America’s students will be brought into this conversation as well.

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TAH helps teachers do the real work of history

Speaking of Professor Scott Yenor, Liz Schley said: “He guided us to do our own thinking. He’d ask us, ‘Why do you think what you’ve just said—can you point to a particular section of the document, or to other readings you’ve done?’” As teachers went back to the text to look for evidence, and as they listened to others who pointed to different evidence, they often revised their thinking.

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Upcoming TAH Programs

One-Day Seminar: George Washington's Impact on American Foreign Policy, hosted by the USS Midway Museum (San Diego, CA)

Nov 22, 2019 | 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM | California

Learn about the foundations of American foreign policy, and how they have played out and been challenged since the earliest years of the republic. Special... Read more »

Jeremy Gypton

One-Day Seminar: Documents & Debates - Urban Growth and the Pullman Strike, hosted by the Arizona Department of Education (Phoenix, AZ)

Dec 06, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM | Arizona

The 1894 Pullman Strike was a turning point in American labor law, and heralded a permanent change in the relations between workers and management in... Read more »

Eric Pullin

One-Day Seminar: Origins of the American Idea hosted by KEDC (Ashland, KY)

Dec 06, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Kentucky

This seminar offers an overview of the background principles and ideas that inform the American idea and the documents that embody them. These principles and... Read more »