Appointment to the NCHE’s Board of Directors

At the end of next month I will travel to Atlanta to take part in the annual meeting of the National Council for History Education. This is my first NCHE conference and first year registered as a new member, though I have been following the organization’s work and have utilized some of their teaching resources over the years.

I am very much looking forward to spending time with my fellow history teachers, so if you are planning to attend please seek me out and introduce yourself.

I am also attending having just been appointed to the organization’s board of directors. One of the things that I love about the board’s make up is that it includes a number of working history teachers. It is a huge honor and unexpected surprise. My hope is that I will be able to share and work on some of the things that I am passionate about as a result of my somewhat unusual teaching career path.

See you in Atlanta.

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6 comments… add one
  • M.D. Blough Feb 24, 2017 @ 5:00

    Congratulations on being appointed to the board of the NCHE, Kevin!

    • Kevin Levin Feb 24, 2017 @ 5:23

      Thanks, Margaret.

  • bob carey Feb 24, 2017 @ 8:03

    Although, I’m not a teacher (just an interested party in the Civil War era) this appointment appears to be quite an honor and congrats are in order.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 24, 2017 @ 8:06

      Thanks, Bob. I appreciate the kind words.

  • Msb Feb 24, 2017 @ 13:20

    Congratulations! This is great news, and, I hope a nod to the importance of public historians, as well as those teaching in schools.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 24, 2017 @ 13:22

      Thank you.

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