Our organization offers memberships as a way to support Montana history teachers and history enthusiasts. All tax deductible memberships are only $30/year and give you a subscription the Montana Historical Society's quarterly publication: Montana: The Magazine of Western History
Please consider making a tax deductible donation to the Montana Council for History and Civics Education today.
Members receive the Montana Historical Society's quarterly publication.
WHAT WE DO
MCHCE is the host institution for the state's National History Day Competition. We administer the Gilder Lehrman Montana History Teacher of the Year Award. Each year MCHCE curriculum chairs plan and coordinate history and civics sessions at the MEA-MFT Educators' Conference. Additionally, we provide custom-tailored professional development for school district staff.
"The West as U.S." Teaching American History teachers tour Berkely Pit and the Mining Museum as part of a professional development summer institute.
Linked on this site are presentations, lesson plans and activities, curriculum, standard, and planning materials, videos, and other media. We also have American History Resources separated by era and standard, Research Links, Biography Links, Historical Thinking Resources and Analysis Guides, and K-4 History Standards.
"Biographies of the Nation" Teaching American History teachers participate in a primary source analysis activity during a 3-day colloquium.
Join us at the annual MEA-MFT Educators' Conference for institutes, keynots, and breakout sessions of content, pedagogy, and resources.
Find out all the latest information by clicking on the MCHCE events and updates links. Our updates blog includes all the latest information. See the From the Mailroom link for events and resources we receive in our email. Be sure to follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, and become a member today!
Every spring, MCHCE sponsors the state National History Competition. Winners go on to participate in the NHD in Washington, D.C. each June.
WHO WE ARE
The Montana Council for History and Civics Education (MCHCE) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to the promotion of history and civics education in the state of Montana. This includes supporting history curriculum through evaluating state standards, curriculum and assessment; promoting quality pre-service preparation for history teachers; and working to strengthen the content of K-12 history and civics education in Montana schools. MCHCE is committed to providing professional development for state history teachers through annual MEA/MFT educators’ conferences and providing regional and local workshops.