State Councils

Interested in getting more involved in history education? Consider joining a state council!

From annual professional development conferences to webinars and social networking, the state councils bring history educators, university faculty and public historians together to learn the latest in effective history teaching and learning. Each council operates independently so they all have their special programs and activities. Check them out to learn more what is going on in your state! Many have their own web sites with programs and activities listed there!

If your state is not on the roster then consider starting your own state council. The first step is to contact the NCHE office to find out about how to begin the process. Then start talking to your colleagues! We can help you connect with resources in your state but the secret is in personally reaching out and inviting people to join the excitement.

     Arizona
    Heather Butler
    Glendale Union High School District
    Contact

    California
    David Landers
    California Council for History Education
    Email 

    Florida
    Tammara Purdin
    Executive Director
    Florida Council of History Education
    941-479-0627
    Email

    Georgia
    Beth Scarbrough
    Veritas Classical School
    Email    

    Hawaii
    Jeffrey Bingham Mead
    Director
    History Education Council of Hawaii, Inc.
    345 Queen Street, Suite 607
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    Email

    Illinois
    Dean Pinos
    Social Studies Department Coordinator
    New Trier Township High School
    7 Happ Road
    Northfield, IL 60093
    847-784-7570
    Email

    Kansas
    Emily Williams
    President, Kansas Council for History Education
    Derby, Kansas
    Email

    Michigan
    Gordon Andrews, Executive Director
    Grand Valley State University History Dept
    D-1-1202 MAK Hall
    Allendale, MI 49401
    616-331-3040
    Email  

    Minnesota
    Kyle Ward
    Director of Social Studies Education
    Minnesota State University, Mankato
    507-389-5718
    Email 

    Missouri
    Joan Musbach
    University Supervisor Pre-Service Teachers
    Webster University
    415 Westrick Place
    Kirkwood, MO 63122
    314-821-0678 (Home)
    Email 

   
   Nevada
   Chuck Dayton
   7th Grade US History
   Bridger Middle School
   President-Nevada Council for History Education
   PDE Certified Instructor
  Email

    New Jersey
    Greg Matlosz, Vice President
    New Jersey Council for History Education
    Upper Greenwood Lake School
    Hewitt, New Jersey 07241
    Email

  

    Oklahoma
    Kristy Brugar
    University of Oklahoma
    Email

    Pennsylvania
    Debbie Corll
    281 Limerick Road
    Wexford, PA 15090
    412-952-2840
    Email

    South Carolina
    Kason Dalton
    Marc Turner
    Co-Chairs, South Carolina Council for History Education
    Dent Middle School
    2721 Decker Blvd.
    Columbia, SC 29206
    803-699-2750 ext. 72132

    South Dakota
    Benjamin F. Jones, Ph.D.
    Dean and Associate Professor of History
    President, SDCHE
    114 Beadle Hall
    820 N. Washington Ave
    Madison, SD  57042 – 1799
    Phone:  (605)256-5270
    Email 

    Tennessee
    Todd Wigginton
    Social Studies Coordinator
    Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
    409 Ritchie Drive
    Nashville, TN 37220
    615-315-0485
    Email

    Texas
    Amy Jo Baker
    Independent Educational Consultant
    History Education Advocate/Volunteer
    2218 Fawn Mist Lane
    San Antonio, TX. 78248
    (210) 493-8238
    Email


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The National Council for History Education promotes historical literacy by creating opportunities for teachers and students to benefit from more history, better taught.