JPPSS to Partner with Smithsonian National Museum of American History

JPPSS is excited to announce its partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History ( bring the museum’s 2013 “Let’s Do History Tour” to the Greater New Orleans area.

The National Museum of American History joins with communities nationwide to energize and invigorate history teaching. The ongoing project seeks to support K-12 social studies teachers by introducing them to museum objects such as the Star-Spangled Banner, as well as effective techniques, powerful online tools and standards-based content that can be used in classrooms.

The “Let’s Do History Tour” will stop in the Greater New Orleans area on January 15-16, 2013.

Social Studies K-12 educators, education faculty from local universities, and Smithsonian affiliates from the area will be eligible to register and attend the “Let’s Do History Tour” program, which will be held at the central office of JPPSS, 501 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey, Louisiana.