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Fellow-Led Workshop: Women and the American StorySpecial EventVirtual

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2024


5:00-6:30 ET


CTLE credit available

In this ninety-minute session, we will explore The New-York Historical Society’s innovative and well-researched Women and the American Story (WAMS) curriculum by taking a deep dive through one segment of history—the Jazz Age. In particular, we will explore how women of diverse backgrounds experienced this era by using lesser-known primary sources and primary source analysis techniques used in history and museum education. Through this hands-on workshop, educators will learn to navigate all eras and areas of the WAMS curriculum, and think about how they can replace units in their own teaching to center the narrative of less featured women in American history.

CTLE credit will be provided.

Mina Leazer

Mina Leazer is a high school librarian at Seward Park Campus, a collective of five NYC public high schools. She has taught English and French for twenty years with L’Education Nationale, The American University in Cairo, and the New York City Department of Education. She has been a Fellow of the Academy for Teachers since 2019, and now serves as an Early Career Fellow mentor. In 2022, she was a recipient of the Academy's Bread Loaf School of English scholarship.