Introductory Workshop

Bringing All Voices to the U.S. History Classroom: An Introduction to the Choices Program’s U.S. History Series

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
New Brunswick NJ

How can you bring African-American, Native, and Latinx voices and perspectives into the “story” of U.S. history?  Join us as we examine the lesson plans, student readings, and videos found in the Choices Program’s U.S. History Series. We’ll explore two units in detail—Westward Expansion: A New History and The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty—as well as lessons from selected other units.

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!

NOTE: This workshop will begin at 8:30 am ET. It will take place at the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Register $145Per Person
Painting of a battle between two ships, one flying American flags.

Registration fee: $145. All participants will receive a print copy of the Westward Expansion unit and the Civil War unit, as well as a one-year Digital Editions license for both units. Coffee, lunch, and a certificate of completion will also be provided.

Please register soon to secure your spot.

If you would like to pay for this workshop with a Purchase Order, please contact our office at 401-863-3155 or


Any middle or high school U.S. History teacher or curriculum supervisor interested in exploring the Choices Program’s U.S. History series and our approach for bringing all voices into the curriculum is welcome to attend.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Sales and Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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