Introductory Workshop

The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty: A Choices Program and American Antiquarian Society Workshop

8:30 am — 3:00 pm
American Antiquarian Society
Worcester, MA

This is a hands-on workshop. Participants will explore the Choices Program’s The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty unit (provided) and be immersed in lessons from it. Participants will also hear from AAS staff about their teaching resources related to this time period and have the opportunity to work directly with original primary source materials from the Society’s collections.

Co-sponsored and hosted by the American Antiquarian Society
Register $50Per Person

Cost: $50. The registration fee includes the print format and a one-year Digital Editions license for The Civil War and the Meaning of Liberty. Lunch and a certificate of attendance are also provided.

Pre-registration is required.

Early registration is recommended.


This interactive workshop is appropriate for middle and high school history, social studies, and humanities teachers, including AP and IB educators.

“Informative, interesting, and helpful.”
– Fred T., History Teacher, Florida


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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