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A Hard Look At The CIA From Former Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence

The Hidden Hand, A Brief History of the CIA, and will be the basis of this controversial look at the past, present, and future of the CIA. The lecture will begin at 7:15 PM on April 16, 2014, in USAHEC’s Visitor and Education Center.


Special Lecture at USAHEC: The Dog Tag, A Silent Statement of Commitment

At noon on Saturday, April 5, 2014, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, is proud to present a special lecture by Mrs. Ginger Cucolo based on her recently published book, Dog Tags: The History, Personal Stories, Cultural Impact, and Future of Military Identification.


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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Teaching Guidelines:  Promoting Common Lessons to Enhance Teaching the Holocaust

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TEACHING WORLD WAR I - May 30, 2014 

Teaching with Primary Sources, Resources at USAHEC, and the Perspectives of Women and Minorities in the Great War

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NATIONAL HISTORY DAY IN PA 101 - August 14, 2014 

A hands-on guide to planning for National History Day in Pennsylvania for new and veteran teachers.

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TEACHING THE VIETNAM WAR - November 14, 2014 

Teaching with Primary Sources, Resources at USAHEC, and Alternate Perspectives on America’s Most Controversial War

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Pennsylvania Act 48 Professional Development Hours

*As of July 16, 2012, the Army Heritage Center Foundation no longer grants Act 48 credits.*

The Army Heritage Center Foundation will, instead, provide and issue a certificate of completion that can be submitted to your school's Act 48 administrator to receive credit through your school.

Continuing Professional Education is important in Pennsylvania. Act 48 of 1999 requires all professional educators holding Pennsylvania public school certificates to participate in Continuing Professional Education. For more information about Act 48 please click here.

The following programs can provide Act 48 opportunities for Pennsylvania Teachers:

Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series

Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in American History

Great Decisions Discussion Program