Introductory Workshop

Exploring Choices’ Imperial America Unit

8:30 am — 3:30 pm
Brown University
Providence, RI

Join us as we explore the newest addition to our U.S. History Series that examines U.S. imperial expansion at the turn of the 20th century. We’ll explore selected themes, readings, and lessons found in the unit and discuss ways to implement them in your classroom.

Daniel Rodriguez, Associate Professor of History at Brown University, will provide a presentation and lead a discussion on U.S. Imperialism at the Turn of the 20th Century: The View from Latin America.


“Thank you so much for a fantastic day. I love great PD and you definitely provided it. I am already altering my lesson plans to include the Choices Program.”  – Kory, Workshop Participant, New Jersey

Register $75Per Person
Black and white photo of lines of troops marching down a street in Veracruz, Mexico

Participants receive a print copy and a two-year individual Digital Editions license to the unit. Lunch and a certificate of attendance are also provided.

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


Any U.S. history teacher who covers this period of history will find this session useful for exploring this innovative unit and discussing ways to implement it in the classroom. Since this unit includes lessons on Native Hawaiian resistance to U.S. annexation, Black soldiers in the Philippine-American War, and Puerto Rico’s political status, ethnic studies educators may also find this session useful.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of 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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