Workshops and Classes

Each summer The Heritage Society hosts a professional development workshop for teachers of seventh grade Texas history. This year educators will hear presentations by Texas and Houston historians on Spanish Texas, Nineteenth Century European Immigration to Texas, and Civil Rights in Texas. The program also includes hands-on strategy and resource sessions on these topics that focus on the use of primary documents in the classroom and are TEKS aligned.  Teachers receive lesson plans and copies of all demonstrated resources. This workshop has been approved by TEA for six hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE).  It is also verified by the Texas Association of Gifted and Talented (TAGT).

This year’s workshop was held on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The registration fee of $45 is due at the time of registration.  The registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch and the Spanish Texas DVD from The Birth of Texas Documentary Series (   Links to the registration materials are found below.  For more information, please contact Ginger Berni at or 713-655-1912, ext. 101.

This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Flyer, Program, Registration Form