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Civic and historical education symposium announces social studies conference for Idaho teachers

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Symposium on Civic and Historical Education 2023 conference attendees

Boise State’s Symposium on Civic and Historical Education is a group of faculty members who collaborate with community partners and colleagues from other Idaho universities to support teachers of history, government and social sciences. They host an annual conference for social studies teachers throughout the state, providing opportunities for learning new ideas and teaching strategies.

This year’s “What makes a nation?” conference will be held August 1-2 at Boise State. The conference features panels, breakout sessions and keynote speaker Shelley Rigger of Davidson College. The keynote address is open to the public. Conference attendees may receive professional development credit through Boise State by registering on the university’s website.

More information and registration details are available at