If you are searching for innovative and stimulating staff development experiences, look no further! Designed for teachers, our exciting workshops combine historical content with innovative classroom applications.
Please check with your district professional development coordinator for information about continuing education credits.
In-House Teacher Workshops
These are no In-House Teacher Workshops currently.
Online Educator Workshops
These distance-learning programs are geared just for educators and for those interested in earning continuing education credits (up to forty contact hours per workshop). To review what types of credit are available for each workshop, click here. Access the workshops anytime during the program dates. You must have access to a computer with an Internet connection to participate in these courses.
The cost per workshop is $40; $25 for Associates with Education Memberships and for NCDNCR Employees. Each program is limited to thirty participants, so register early.
Upcoming Online Educator Workshops include:
Legends of North Carolina
Was Blackbeard really so bad? What became of Virginia Dare? Explore the fascinating history of these and fourteen other North Carolina legends and learn how and why their stories have changed over time.
Dates: July 15-September 1, 2020
North Carolina Colonial Times NEW!
In this workshop, investigate these questions and more: “Who lived in the land we call North Carolina before it was “discovered” and explored? How and why did people from Europe and Africa come to live here? What were their lives like and how did they create community and interact with each other? How were the early settlers governed, and what were their responses to being governed?”
Dates: September 1-October 15, 2020
American Indians in North Carolina, Past and Present
How many American Indians lived in the land we call North Carolina before colonists arrived? How many live here today? Explore the native peoples who are and have been a major contributor to the story of North Carolina.
Dates: October 15-December 1, 2020
African American Life and Culture in North Carolina History
What is the African American experience of North Carolina? How has it changed over time? Discover how African Americans formed and maintained community over time and learn of their many contributions to our state’s history.
Dates: December 1, 2020-January 15, 2021
Revolutionary Times in North Carolina NEW!
The peoples living in North Carolina in colonial times had varied responses to how they were governed. “Liberty” had different meanings across this land. How and when some people chose a route to become self-governed, even to the point of revolution, as well as the ways this revolution manifested itself in the state are explored in this online workshop.
Dates: January 15-March 1, 2021
Women in North Carolina History UPDATED!
Women have made history in the land we call North Carolina for thousands of years, despite legal, social, and racial disadvantages. Learning about their situations and contributions over time helps complete understanding of our shared history, and fosters awareness and appreciation for how everyone’s lives impact our todays and tomorrows.
Dates: March 1-April 15, 2021
April 15-May 23, 2021
Antebellum North Carolina—Condensed Schedule!
What images come to mind when you think about antebellum North Carolina? Do you picture Scarlett O’Hara flirting with her beaux against the backdrop of a lush plantation landscape? Few, if any, North Carolinians living in the antebellum era would have recognized this scene as one out of their daily lives. Discover what life was like for people living in North Carolina before the start of the Civil War.
Dates: May 24-June 21, 2021 (To meet DPI deadlines, we offer this course on a condensed schedule).
Registration Deadline: Open
North Carolina at Home and in Battle during World War II
Learn how World War II affected North Carolinians and how the state's men, women, and children contributed to the war effort at home and abroad.
Dates: July 1-September 15, 2021
Registration Deadline: Open