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Truman Library Teachers Conference

Theme: Presidential Character and Decision Making 

July 12-14, 2022 online via zoom

Presidential Character and Decision Making is a 3 day workshop for teachers. Teachers will learn from and interact with presenters from the following presidential museums and libraries: Truman Library, Clinton Library, Hoover Library, Carter Library, Roosevelt Library, Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, George HW Bush Library, Eisenhower Library, and Johnson Library.

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.

Resources from presenters:

Erin Adams - Andrew Jackson's Hermitage - King Andrew I

William Hansard - Theodore Roosevelt Center - Presidential Character and Decision Making

Sheila Mehta - LBJ Library (Watts resources) 

Jon Taylor - University of Central Missouri - Harry Truman presentation
Truman Library resources - Digital documents | Online photographs | Lesson plans | Student resources | Virtual tour of museum

Joy Murphy - Eisenhower Library - Presentation

Kathleen Pate - Clinton Library - Presentation

Joshua Montanari - Carter Library - Presentation and Student Activity

Warren Finch - George HW Bush Library - Photos and videos

Jeff Urbin - FDR Library - Rubric