Truman Library Teachers Conference

Theme: The Presidents and the Constitution

July 12-16, 2021 online via zoom

A week long workshop for teachers focused on how a variety of Presidents have encountered and molded the Constitution. Each occupant of the office - the first president to the 45th - has contributed to the story of the Constitution through the decisions he made and the actions he took as the nation's chief executive.

By examining presidential history through the lens of constitutional crises and confrontations, the Presidents and the Constitution offers a fresh viewpoint on how the Constitution has evolved in the hands of individual presidents.

Presenters from ten presidential libraries will each share how their president made decisions with the Constitution in mind, how it helped them and how it hindered them.

Teaching activities will be shared throughout the week and in the virtual environment there will be a number of interactive sessions for teachers to learn from.

Presenters include:

  • Hoover Library
  • FDR Library
  • Truman Library
  • Johnson Library
  • Nixon Library
  • Carter Library
  • Reagan Library
  • George H W Bush Library
  • Clinton Library
  • George W Bush Library

Registration is now open

College credit is available through Lindenwood University.