The New York State Archives provides open access to digital collections of primary sources, lesson plans, document-based learning activities, and more to assist educators, students, genealogists, and researchers in uncovering the many facets of New York State history. Their virtual collections embody a wide range of stories of New York, from colonial to contemporary (1630 to the present), and Consider the Source New York helps educators use primary sources for student learning. Get ready to start creating or updating your lesson activities, browse the many online collections, or submit an article to the New York Archives magazine!
This session will provide attendees with an overview of how to navigate and locate the many resources available through the New York State Archives that enable people everywhere, especially educators and students, to uncover and connect to the people, events, and places that have made New York State what it is today.
This event is open to all Empire State Library Network members and will be recorded. The recording will be distributed to all registrants regardless of attendance. However, registrants must attend live to receive a certificate. CTLE credit is available upon request.
Jordan Jace, Assistant Director, Education and Development at the NYS Archives Partnership Trust and State Coordinator, New York Council for History Education