The Evanston History Center offers first-rate educational programing for educators and for students of all ages. Whether looking for Evanston history-related projects and resources, a lively and informative speaker for a class or meeting, or information about how to manage your own historical collections, the Evanston History Center can help.

The Evanston History Center is an approved Illinois State Board of Education provider of CPDUs. Please see our “CPDUs” page for upcoming programs offering teachers CPDU credits.

For more information on educational programs at EHC, please contact Dr. Jenny Thompson.

Click on the links below for more information or to download info:

Evanston 1968:

The Sit-In at Northwestern University, 1968.

April 1968 Evanston in the Wake of King’s Death: the Fight for Fair Housing

Evanston Seen: Creating A Visual Map of Meaning-A Community Photo Project

Educational Resources for Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

Wedding Themed Reading and Viewing list

Remembering WWI: Resources for Educators

Lesson Plans for Teachers and Educators (Grades 2-5)

Lesson Plans for Teachers and Educators (Grades 6-12)

Maps for Lesson Plans

Photographs for Lesson Plans

CPDUs – Continuing Professional Development Units for Illinois Teachers

Podcast Series: History Speaks

Speakers Bureau

Portable History Programs

Scout Programs