Michigan Council


History Education


Help Us Design A New MCHE Logo

Our logo contest is open to any

7-12th grade student.

Deadline is December 7, 2019

First Place - $200.00

Three Runners Up - $50.00

Click HERE for details!

Attend the

US Department of State




Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 8:30 to 3:30

For More Info and to Register

go HERE.



E-Notes Now Available HERE.

**New Social Studies Standards are HERE!**

Our Purpose

Advocate and advance the study and teaching of History in schools throughout the state; Encourage and support the development and implementation of meaningful and effective History curriculum an instruction; Provide a program of professional activities for History educators and students; Provide for educational and professional interaction among History educators.

The Latest News:

Know a great history teacher or organization? 

Nominate them for the 2020 Paul Gagnon Prize

The 2020 Paul Gagnon Prize will be presented to either a

K-12 history teacher who exhibits exceptional historical

scholarship or an individual or group that has made a

significant contribution to the promotion of history education.


For more details, go to:



Application deadline is December 6, 2019

2019 Michigan US Senate Youth Program

Winners Announced :

Luke Koenigsknecht

West Michigan Aviation Academy

Grand Rapids

Read Luke's reflection of his experience Here.

Serena Smith

Washtenaw International High School


Read Serena's reflection of her experience Here.

For More Information, Click Here

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Contact Us


Tamara Shreiner, Ph.D.

Executive Director Michigan Council for History Education

Associate Professor - History, Social Studies Education

Grand Valley State University

D-1-214 Mackinac Hall

1 Campus Drive

Allendale, MI 49401

(616) 313-8568