This one day workshop is a primer for Texas History Teachers. Covering more than 300 years of history and focusing on the TEKS, this session is recommended for educators who are new to Texas History. It can also serve as a refresher for those who have been teaching the topic for years.
The day begins with the arrival of the Spanish in Texas in 1519 and ends with the Texas Revolution. Tom Castanos, Education Specialist with the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park at San Jose will cover the years of 1519 through 1803. The Spanish Presidial period, Mexican Independence and the Texas Revolution will be presented by Sherri Driscoll, Alamo Education Program Coordinator.Teachers will be given resources for the classroom, as well as, information on booking field trips to both the missions and the Alamo. The workshop is free for educators. Parking and lunch is the responsibility of the participant. Participants will receive 7 hours of CPE credits.
The morning session will begin at the Alamo: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
The afternoon session will be held at Mission San Jose, transportation will be provided to the mission and back to the Alamo at the end of the day.