Professional Development2021-01-22T15:53:41-05:00

Improve Your Practice of History

Our Professional Development offering including Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations (STEPS), History Leadership Institute, webinars, online courses, and workshops are designed for busy professional, students, and volunteers. We do everything we can to make it easy for you to fit professional development into your schedule.

Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations (STEPS)

STEPS is AASLH’s self-study, self-paced assessment program designed specifically for small- to mid-sized history organizations, including volunteer-run institutions. Through a workbook, online resources, and an online community, the 1,000+ organizations enrolled in STEPS review their policies and practices and benchmark themselves against national museum standards.

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History Leadership Institute

The History Leadership Institute (formerly the Seminar for Historical Administration or SHA) is the best professional development opportunity for leaders of history organizations of all types and sizes. Since 1959, it has provided history professionals the tools, ideas, and connections that enhance their ability to lead their institutions and the field.

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Online Learning

All AASLH webinars, online courses, and workshops are open to the public. AASLH members get significant discounts on all offerings, and several free-for-members webinars are offered each year.

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Resource Center

The AASLH Resource Center is a collection of resources designed to help you do good history. Here you can register for upcoming continuing education events and build your personal library from recent History News issues and Technical Leaflets, recorded webinars, and audio recordings. Keep track of your learning all in one place as you explore by category and resource type.

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Upcoming Events

View the calendar and register for upcoming courses, workshops, and webinars.

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Contact Info

2021 21st Ave S., Suite 320 Nashville, TN 37212

Phone: 615-320-3203

Fax: 458 761-9562

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