As we started the school year, I noted that we are living in a moment of tremendous and rapid paced change. The first half of the school year has only reinforced these feelings.  

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With the 2018-2019 school year, we are launching our second year of collaboration with the Campbell Union High School District H-SS teachers that will focus on strengthening the connections between academic course content and events transpiring in... Read More


 Brianna Padilla, a Kindergarten teacher who is a member of the UCBHSSP Teacher Research Group, uses social studies to build community in her K-5 classrooms.

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Upcoming Events

February 9, 2019

In partnership with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, scholars and teacher leaders will discuss current issues and historical thinking strategies for teaching about religion using the recently adopted the California History Framework. Includes tour, lecture, materials, and a continental breakfast.

February 23, 2019

UCBHSSP invites Bay Area educators to participate in an "un-conference." This participate-driven event will allow teachers to share and learn from one another with regard to how they are approaching history instruction at this historical moment - How has your instruction shifted in response to this historical moment?

February 28, 2019

Join Bay Area history educators for the third of three community conversations about history teaching. UCBHSSP will facilitate a conversation and share models of how we can integrate environmental literacy into H-SS classrooms, and explore the question: How can we foster environmental literacy in a history classroom? 

May 3-4, 2019

Join UCBHSSP at this conference as we bring together practitioners and researchers explore what it means to teach history across the K-16 continuum.