School of Education Curriculum and Instruction students, faculty, and alumnae participated in various roles at the annual conference of the College and University Faculty Association of the National Council for the Social Studies.

Master’s students Jessica Beggs, Taylor Berkeley, Jillian Doerr, Andrew Grant, Daniel Owens, and Ashleigh Wood; doctoral student Sara Evers; and School of Education faculty member David Hicks presented a poster titled “Embracing Hard Histories with Preservice Teachers through Teaching with Primary Sources and Question Formulation Technique.”

In addition, Evers and Hicks, with 2022 Ph.D. alumna Suzanne Shelburne, presented “Mind the Gap: Women’s History Scholarship and Representation of Women in Stanford History Education Group’s Reading Like a Historian Educative Curriculum.”

Lastly, Evers, Hicks, and Shelburne, with doctoral student Brad Kraft and 2015 Ph.D. alumna Melissa Lisanti, presented the following sessions: “Representation Matters: Using Historic Newspapers and Textbooks to Support Inquiries About African American History”; “Pick a Card, Any Card: Teaching Significance, Causation, and Chronology”; and “Visualizing and Taking Action Around Hidden/Hard Community Histories with HistoryPin.”

The conference took place December 2–4, 2022, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.