Pro Dev Opportunity: Teaching with Primary Sources Conference

Teachers, do you teach with stuff–primary sources, that is?….Then save the date! Want to try it out but aren’t sure how? Want to do it better? Need a collaborative and fun environment for brainstorming? Save the Date! The third Teaching with Primary Sources Unconference is coming to Portland, Oregon Tuesday, July 25th. Attendance is free and aiming to bring together a multiplicity of professions (artists, scientists, historians, educators, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, digital humanities etc. all welcome!)

The conference is put on by the Teaching with Primary Sources committee of the Reference, Access, and Outreach section of SAA, and will be held at the Portland Art Museum.

Rolling updates will be available via our website so check back often! #SAATPS

The third annual Teaching with Primary Sources Unconference with members of the Washington Art Education Association. The TPS unconference will be held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 9:00am – 5:00pm in Portland, Oregon at the Portland Art Museum.

This free event is open to everyone interested in using primary source material for teaching, from all institutions and with all levels of experience. It’s a place where educators from all backgrounds can get together and help each other with beyond-the-textbook teaching. There will be a variety of workshops and attendee-driven conversations, covering all aspects of teaching with primary Sources. Registration will begin in early summer.  To receive updates about registration & other event-related activities, sign up here. For ever-evolving details on the 2017 event, visit

Please let me know if I can answer any questions,

Prudence Doherty

Public Services Librarian

Special Collections

University of Vermont

538 Main Street

Burlington VT 05405