As we think about the start of the school year, I can’t help but take a minute to pause to take in the rapid pace of change that we are experiencing in our communities, our nation, and the world.

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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

December 6, 2018

Join Bay Area history educators for the second of three community conversations about history teaching. UCBHSSP will introduce models for assessing student learning in a history classroom.

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