PHILADELPHIA, PA – Every issue has a history. Learn new ways to help students understand the value of historical perspectives to policymaking with The National History Center's Mock Policy Briefing, a workshop for educators at the high school and university level.
Hosted by HSP and The Library Company of Philadelphia, the Mock Policy Briefing Program workshop will feature speakers from The National History Center as well as Jessica Roney speaking about her successful experience piloting this program at Temple University.
Modeled on the National History Center's Congressional Briefings by Historians program, the Mock Policy Briefing Program aims to help students appreciate the importance of bringing historical perspectives to contemporary policy conversations. Designed to be adaptable to many courses and teaching styles, the Mock Policy Briefing initiative provides a guide for history educators to develop and host briefings about the historical dimensions of current policy questions.
The program is free, but registration is required. Act 48 credit available to K12 teachers. A light dinner will be served. Register here.