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Graduate School Community Engagement

Teaching American History Grant

November 06, 2009

Collaborating Groups: High Desert Education Service District
Faculty Contact: Janet Bixby

With an award of nearly $1 million, the Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grant supports educators in the improvement of history instruction.  Collaborating with the High Desert Education Service District, Lewis & Clark will provide teachers in the high desert region more resources for effective teaching.  The five-year grant will fund weekend workshops for educators and support the district in providing online resource sharing to connect teachers in rural communities.

Read an interview with Graduate School Associate Dean, Janet Bixby and grant director Bill Rexford.    

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