Professional Development

Online Educator Workshops

Join us for workshops that combine historical content with classroom applications. These work-at-your-own-pace online workshops are geared for educators and for those seeking to earn continuing education credits. Each workshop offers the opportunity to earn up to forty contact hours with options for general education/social studies; digital learning competency; and/or reading/literacy credits. To review what types of credit are available for each workshop, check out this table! For workshops beginning August 15, 2023, the price per workshop will be $50. Workshops are limited to 30 participants, so register early! Have questions? Review the Online Workshops FAQs. Still have questions? Contact Sally Causey Bloom at or 919-814-7028.

Upcoming Online Educator Workshops include:

Antebellum Life in North Carolina

What images come to mind when you think about antebellum North Carolina? An examination of the population of North Carolina during the nineteenth century reveals a wide variety of people living in the state. Antebellum society was both class and color-conscious, with a triracial community of whites, blacks, and American Indians. Discover what life was like for people living in North Carolina before the start of the Civil War.

July 1-August 15, 2023


Colonial Life in North Carolina


In this workshop, investigate question like “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?” Thanks to the North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, this workshop is free to North Carolina educators. Transfers from other workshops are not permitted.

August 15-October 1, 2023

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.

October 1-November 15, 2023


Revolutionary Times in North Carolina