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Truman Library Teacher Conference 2023

Conference  Theme: "Presidential Connections: Communications, Relationships and Exchanges"
Date: July 10-14, 2023
Location: Truman Library and Museum

The Truman Library is excited to bring back in person it's annual teacher's conference. This year's theme, "Presidential Connections: Communications, Relationships and Exchanges", will bring together speakers from a variety of presidential libraries and sites.

Presenters will share primary sources, teaching ideas and provide thoughtful points of discussion.

The conference is designed for middle and high school teachers who teach Social Studies, US History and Government.

Presenters from the following institutions and speakers have already confirmed:

  • Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
  • FDR Library
  • Truman Library
  • Clinton Library
  • Ford Library
  • LBJ Library
  • Carter Library
  • Eisenhower Library
  • Society of Cincinnati (Washington)
  • Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission (Lincoln)
  • Jon Taylor (University of Central Missouri)
  • Key note speaker, author AJ Baime

The Truman Library will provide a private hotel room for each teacher attending (Sunday night through Friday morning), as well as breakfast and lunch on each day of the conference. A $100 registration fee will be required once teachers have been notified of their acceptance. Teachers will have to fund their own transportation to the Truman Library for the conference.

Each day the sessions will end approximately 4:30pm - except for Wednesday evening. The keynote speaker (AJ Baime) will give a presentation on Wednesday evening. Dinner will be provided on Wednesday evening.

Friday's sessions are expected to end at noon.

Any questions should be directed to