Resources:K-12 Teachers

The WHA offers discounted registration rates for K-12 teachers to attend the annual conference. There are several sessions devoted to teaching methods, the Teacher-Author lunch, a "Take-A-Historian-to School" program, CEUs available, and the Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Awards. See below for more information on the award application,CEUs, and teaching sessions at WHA 2020. 

Charles Redd Center Teaching Award

Award Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020

The Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Award is a $500 annual award given to four K-12 Teachers for innovative plans that teach the history of the North American West to attend the annual Western History Association Conference. View a list of past recipients. 


Continuing Education Units

Teachers: Please note that the Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available at the conference through the University of Notre Dame. CEU registration materials will be available onsite at the WHA Registration Desk. CEU’s are $25 per conference day. Scholarships are available for those teaching at under resourced schools. For more information, please contact Brian Collier at Brian.Collier@nd.edu or (574) 631-1637

Teaching Sessions

Please check back in May 2020 for more information on teaching sessions at 60th Annual WHA Conference.


Western History Association

University of Kansas 

1445 Jayhawk Blvd.

3650 Wescoe Hall

Lawrence, KS 66045  

wha@westernhistory.org 



The WHA is located in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. The WHA is grateful to KU's History Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their generous support!