Education Outreach: Upcoming Events

The Tennessee State Library and Archives offers regular content-based, primary source workshops for educators. If you would like to have the Library & Archives provide professional development for educators in your community, please contact Kelly Wilkerson at 615-253-3469 or by email at

2018-2019 Tennessee State Library & Archives Educator workshop series

Workshop Title: Movers and Shakers: Awakened Reformers of the 1800s

Workshop Description: Join the TSLA Education Outreach team for this primary source workshop. Designed for Tennessee educators teaching topics such as:

  • Sectional differences between the North and South, 1800-1850
  • Second Great Awakening
  • Abolition
  • Underground Railroad
  • Early Women's Suffrage

Standards covered in this workshop include (from standards updated 2017): 4.25; 4.26; 8.41; 8.42; 8.43; AAH.09; TN.15; TN.25; TN.26

Lunch and six professional development hours provided.

When & Where: Dates and locations are listed below.

Workshop Time: 9:00-3:00


September 25th, Jackson    
Hatchie River Regional Library, Tennessee State Library and Archives
63 Executive Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
October 24th, Jonesborough
Washington County Department of Education
405 W. College Street
Jonesborough, TN 37659
The Jonesborough workshop is full! To be added to the waitlist, please send an email with name, grade level teaching, and school to
October 25th, Knoxville      
East Tennessee Historical Society
601 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37901
November 8th, Harrogate
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752
December 6th, Memphis  
Shelby County Schools, Bond Building
2930 Airways Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116
January 24th, Murfreesboro
Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County
225 West College Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
February 23rd,  Nashville *** Saturday workshop
Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
The Nashville workshop is full! To be added to the waitlist, please send an email with name, grade level teaching, and school to
March 5th, Columbia
Buffalo River Regional Library
230 E. James Campbell Blvd., Suite 108
Columbia, TN 38401
March 27th, Chattanooga
The Teachers' Place
1161 West 40th Street
Chattanooga, TN 37409
April 10th, Union City
Discovery Park of America
830 Everett Boulevard
Union City, TN 38261
June 7th, Cookeville
Prescott South Middle School
1859 South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38506


Questions? Call 615-253-3469 or email