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130 Cremona Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93117.

ABC-CLIO, a premier history publisher for nearly 50 years, is an award-winning print and electronic publisher of reference and curriculum products for teachers, students, and librarians worldwide. As an educational reference publisher, ABC-CLIO has received critical acclaim for its abstracting and indexing databases, award-winning book program, and progressive online products.

Ambrose Video Publishing

145 West 45th Street, Suite 1115, New York, NY 10036.

See our new DVD releases for 2007, including DVDs on ancient history and America’s national monuments.

American Bar Association (ABA) Public Education

321 North Clark Street, Mail Stop 20.2, Chicago, IL 60610-4714.

The ABA Division of Public Education’s programs, publications, and resources educate and inform students and adults about the justice system so that they can engage productively in our democracy. Visit for more information.

American Heritage Education Foundation

3701 W. Alabama, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77027-5224.

Free K-12 lesson plan resources by/for teachers to help educate students about America’s factual, philosophical heritage and to become constructive citizens. National standard correlations.

American Institute for History Education (AIHE)

1514 Kings Highway, Swedesboro, NJ 08085.

AIHE successfully writes $1 Million TAH grants for free. It utilizes over 120 professors and provides substantive teaching methods, field trips, and interactive web curriculum, participating in over 50 TAH grants nationwide. AIHE also produces classroom readers and literary pieces that increase reading achievement. This year, AIHE will introduce Cicero: History Beyond the Textbook™, the most comprehensive American history and interdisciplinary site on the market.

American Judicature Society

2111 Melrose, Ames, IA 50010.

Its exhibit will inform teachers about a wonderfully creative lesson on the rule of law, which will be offered free to all teachers.

American Psychological Association

Education Director, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002.

APA, a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology, provides teaching resources and offers professional development opportunities for high school psychology teachers.

Amsco School Publications, Inc.

315 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013.

Publishes textbooks, workbooks, test-prep, and supplementary programs for social studies students in grades 7-12.

Annenberg Media

1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 302, Washington, DC 20004.

Full-course, multi-media resources for teacher professional development, classroom instruction, and distant-learning college telecourses. Visit for free previews and interactive websites.

The Annenberg Public Policy Center

3535 Market Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Student Voices and Annenberg Classroom provide comprehensive online and multimedia resources to support America’s educators. Visit the booth and check out and

Apple Tours & Travel

Attn: Vicke Burnett, P.O. Box 13029, El Cajon, CA 92022.

Apple Tours & Travel Inc. is an educational travel company based in San Diego, California. It is committed to providing safe educational travel for students at an affordable price.

Archaeology Education Clearinghouse

Society for American Archaeology, 900 Second St., NE, #12, Washington, DC 20002.

Archaeology is a great hook for teaching Social Studies content and skills. Learn about archaeological resources useful for your Social Studies instruction.

Army National Guard

Mind & Media, Inc., 13 South Lakeshore Dr., Brookfield, CT 06804.

The “You Can School Program” and “The Career Direction Program” are two FREE programs provided to high schools by the Army National Guard.

Arsalyn Program

P.O. Box 1796, Glendora, CA 91741.

Arsalyn Program presents teacher-designed civic education lesson plans for high school, elementary, and middle school students, which teach students to become lifelong, informed voters.

Art in History, Inc.

154 Andrew Drive, Suite 200, Stockbridge, GA 30281.

Art in History promotes cultural art education in unique and entertaining ways, with a focus on interdisciplinary “hands-on” education.

Ashland University

401 College Avenue, Ashland University, OH 44805.

The Master of American History and Government program is a content-based Master’s program, offered only in the summer, for teachers throughout the country.

Asian Educational Media

805 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, MC-025, Urbana, IL 61801.

Materials, catalogues, and brochures on both Asian Educational Media Service (AEMS) and Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) will be available.

Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publishing Group

4B Cedarbrook Drive, Cranbury, NJ 08512-3612.

Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publishers offers the highest quality educational materials for AP United States, AP European, and AP World History; AP and non-AP Psychology; AP Human and World Regional Geography; and AP and non-AP Economics and Sociology.

Benchmark Education Company

629 Fifth Avenue, Pelham Manor, NY 10803.

Benchmark Education Company publishes research-based, standards-aligned leveled texts that address a wide range of social studies topics for on-grade and below-grade-level readers.

The Bill of Rights Institute

200 North Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22203.

The Bill of Rights Institute offers professional development training, student honors seminars, and classroom materials that focus on the Founders, the Founding documents, and Constitutional issues.

Boyds Mills Press

815 Church Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.

Children’s trade books.

Can Manufacturers Institute

1730 Rhode Island Avenue NW Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036.

Can Manufacturers Institute offers FREE hands-on standards-based curriculum using the familiar beverage can to explore history, culture, economics, civics and the environment.

Carus Publishing

30 Grove Street, Suite C, Peterborough, NH 03458.

Supplemental social studies and magazines with free online teacher’s guides, including Cobblestone, Calliope, Faces, Dig, AppleSeeds, and Odyssey. Books, primary sources, and timeline posters.

Center for Civic Education

5145 Douglas Fir Road, Calabasas, CA 91302-1440.

The Center develops and implements programs in civic education at all levels and offers curricular materials, professional development, and evaluation in civic education.

Center for Social Studies and International Education

2805 E. 10th Street, Suite 140, Bloomington, IN 47408.

Information and materials for teachers about social studies, international programs, international studies, and classroom activities supporting the content areas.

Center for Teaching International Relations (CTIR)

CTIR - University of Denver, 2201 S. Gaylord St., Denver, CO 80208.

CTIR helps K-12 educators incorporate international studies into their curriculum through professional development and award-winning instructional materials. CTIR also houses the International Social Studies Association (ISSA), a nationwide consortium that promotes international studies. Learn more at

James Madison Center: Madison Archives: Confederation & Constitution: Bill of Rights

Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier

11407 Constitution Hwy. , Orange, VA 22960.

The Center offers professional development programs held at James Madison’s Montpelier, including NEH Landmarks of American History Workshops, Teaching American History seminars, and We the People seminars.

China Sprout, Inc.

110 West 32nd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Books, CDs, and DVDs to learn about China and Chinese culture. Bilingual storybooks for K-12 students. Chinese-language textbooks. Chinese classroom decor and Do-It-Yourself projects.

Choices Education Program

Choices, Brown University, Box 1948, Providence, RI 02912.

Choices teaching resources on historical and current international issues challenge students to link history to current issues, evaluate multiple perspectives, and articulate coherent policy positions.

Christopher Economics

7228 Boling Brook Drive, Portage, MI 49024.

Comprehensive economics package for high school, including an economic textbook and graphic productions.

The Civics Center

7134 SVL Box, Spring Valley Lake, CA 92395.

New U.S. History Civics Power Pack—Engage students with PowerPoint presentations integrated with discussion prompts, teacher notes, document analysis, Internet activities, and assessments.

Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT)

1331 H Street, NW, Suite 1001, Washington, DC 20005.

CWPT offers a variety of educational resources, including an annual teacher institute, comprehensive two-week curricula, outdoor classroom supports, and activities promoting preservation.

The College Board

3700 Crestwood Parkway, Duluth, GA 30096.

The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 5,000 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Among its best-known programs are the SAT and the AP program. The College Board is committed to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, se vices, activities, and concerns.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

301 First Street, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a leader in interactive educational media specializing in American history, provides rich resources and comprehensive online materials for teachers and students.

Concordia Language Villages

901 8th St. S., Moorhead, MN 56562.

Concordia Language Villages offers residential language immersion programs in 15 languages. Main sites are in Minnesota; specific programs offered in Georgia, New Jersey. Ages welcome from youth to adult.

Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF)

601 S. Kingley Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90005.

Constitutional Rights Foundation promotes civic education and school- and community-based youth service nationwide. CRF offers a diverse array of civic-education programs and materials.

P. O. Box 430, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062. is an online provider of cultural, historical, and statistical information on the countries of the world.


400 North Capitol Street, NW Suite 650, Washington, DC 20001.

The C-SPAN Campaign Bus introduces educators to C-SPAN Classroom—a FREE online resource featuring standards-based downloadable video clips and discussion questions for social studies teachers.

CQ Press

1255 22nd St., NW, Washington, DC 20037.

CQPress ( publishes reference works, textbooks, and online resources about government, politics, and world affairs that seek to educate and inform readers about government and democracy. CQ Press is a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. (CQ), a private, independent news-gathering and publishing firm based in Washington, DC. CQ’s content is known for its objectivity, breadth and depth of coverage, and high standards of journalist and editorial excellence. Founded in 1945, CQ is owned by the Times Publishing Company, publisher of the St. Petersburg Times (Florida), a leading independent media company.

The DBQ Project

425 Lee Street, Evanston, IL 60202.

DBQ is for students in grades 5-12.

Donnelly/Colt Progressive Resources

P.O. Box 188, Hampton, CT 06247-0188.

Independently published books, DVDs, posters, postcards, buttons, stickers, T-shirts since 1975. Family-owned and operated.

East West Discovery Press

P.O. Box 3585, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

An independent publisher and distributor of multicultural and bilingual books in 30+ languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, etc.

Educational Tours, Inc.

111 Pfingsten Road, Deerfield, IL 60015.

Educational Tours, Inc., is a leader in student travel by providing custom, all-inclusive travel programs for history teachers across the country.

Eduware, Inc.

50 Elm Street, Huntington, NY 11743.

Eduware, Inc. produces assessment content, test-making software, and interactive classroom student response systems using hand-held remotes. The Wizard Test MakerTM authors district benchmark and classroom tests for K-12 subjects. The EduGame!TM uses class sets of hand-held IR remotes for interactive assessment activities and analytic grading.


P.O. Box 194, Plains, KS 67869.

eInstruction–the worldwide leader in response pad technology. Come see its exclusive line up, featuring CPS and Exam view products.

EMC Publishing

875 Montreal Way, St. Paul, MN 55102.

Visit the EMC booth to see the NEW Economics: New Ways of Thinking textbook program! Students learn basic economic principles through powerful real-world examples in a context of globalization using clear explanations with supporting graphs and charts. Also, ask about the just-released American

Government: Citizenship and the Balance of Power
textbook program.


380 New York, Redlands, CA 92373.

ESRI makes geographic information system (GIS) software and instructional materials. Use browsers, free lightweight PC/Mac tools, or full ArcView to construct maps and analyze data.


145 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111.

Facing the Future: People and the Planet

811 1st Ave., Ste. 454, Seattle, WA 98104.

Facing the Future: People and the Planet is a nonprofit organization that brings standards-based global sustainability education to schools through curriculum and professional development.

Global Explorers

420 S. Howes, Suite B300, Fort Collins, CO 80521

Global Explorers is a nonprofit organization that provides educational international expeditions for middle and high school teachers and their students. Each educational expedition requires preparatory curriculum, 8-20 days international experience, and a follow-up community-service project in the participating students’ home communities. Visit

529 14th St., NW, 320 National Press Bldg., Washington, DC 20045., a spin-off of the award-winning, offers lesson plans and other materials designed to help high school students think analytically.

Federal Courts

One Columbus Circle, NE, Washington, DC 20544.

Classroom-ready DVD of teaching materials about the federal courts.

Federal Reserve System

101 Market, MS640, San Francisco, CA 94105.

Print and video materials from Economic Education Programs of Federal Reserve Banks throughout the Federal Reserve System.

The Five Ponds Press

14 Five Ponds Drive, Waccabuc, NY 10597-1032.

Elementary- and middle school-level social studies and diversity books.


315 W. 39th Street, #1610, New York, NY 10018.

Flocabulary produces original music to teach social studies curricula in an engaging, relevant way. Hip Hop U.S. History, a ground breaking new product, is being used in thousands of schools nationwide.

Foundation for Teaching Economics

32110 58th Place, South, Auburn, WA 98001.

The Foundation for Teaching Economics provides free professional development programs and teaching resources, which target all areas of the social studies curriculum through active lessons and simulations.


4545 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008.

GEEO is a nonprofit organization that helps teachers travel to developing countries and then share their amazing experiences abroad with their students.

The Genocide Education Project

1904 East Lloyd Street, Pensacola, FL 32503.

GeoNova Publishing, Inc.

147 Airport Road, Lititz, PA 17543.

The #1 supplier of maps for textbooks also offers an exciting product line of student atlases, wall maps, and classroom ancillaries.

German Information Center

4645 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20007.

The German Information Center USA offers educators a window on modern Germany through free resources and materials, both printed and online at

Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

517 W. Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

Come for the history, stay for the fun! Sample itineraries, tour-planning help, and Gettysburg poster. New Battlefield Visitor Center in 2008.

Gibbs Smith, Publisher

570 N. Sportsplex Dr., Kaysville, UT 84037.

Specializes in state-specific and custom-built social studies textbooks, which comply with all grade-level expectations.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

19 West 44th Street, Suite 500, New York, NY 10036.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History promotes the study and love of American history through the use of primary sources. 836


8787 Orion Place, Columbus, OH 43240-4027.

Glencoe/McGraw-Hill helps meet the needs of all students with innovative, research-based programs for grades 6-12, including advance placement.

Global Scholar

c/o AIDemocracy, 701 Cathedral Street, Suite L3, Baltimore, MD 21201.

A two-week summer enrichment program that offers high school students the chance to immerse themselves in college-level coursework on international relations.


812 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Provides lesson plans, color transparencies, books, and wall maps relating to the study of modern Germany.

Groundwood Books

100 Spadina Avenue, Suite 801, Toronto, ON M5V 2K4, CANADA.

Their books for children cover a wide range of multicultural and social issues, including The Groundwork Guides, a series that deals with a range of contemporary issues for students 14 years old and up.

H2O for Life

5527 Hugo Road, St. Paul, MN 55110.

H2O For Life offers teachers a service learning project that teaches U.S. students about the world of water crisis while partnering with a school in a developing nation.

Harcourt School Publishers

6277 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, FL 32887.

Harcourt Social Studies—Your Journey Begins Here! Bags are packed and we’re ready for a thrilling adventure through the Pre-K – grade 6/7 Harcourt Social Studies program. Join us for a quick tour and pick up a free luggage tag.

Harper Collins Publishers

10 E. 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022.

Resources for high school Social Studies Teachers.

Heifer International

1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202.

100 North LaSalle, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60602.
Hemisphere Educational Travel

694 Milwaukee Avenue, Prospect Heights, IL 60070.

Hemisphere Educational Travel specializes in educational student tours to Washington, DC; New York City; and all other domestic and international destinations. Hemisphere has over 36 years of student-tours experience.

Hillsdale College Hoogland Center for Teacher Excellence (CTE)

33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.

The CTE seeks to reinvigorate civics education with the spirit of liberty that animated America’s founding. To that end, it sponsors a seminar series in Teaching American Civics.

History Education

37 Ground Pine Road , Morris Plains, NJ 07950.
Holocaust Museum Houston

5401 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004.

Holocaust Museum Houston provides resources to teachers to address the history of the Holocaust, as well as the larger issues of hate, genocide, and personal responsibility.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston

10801 N. MoPac Expy #3, Austin, TX 78759.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston is a leading publisher of textbooks and educational materials for grades 6-12. Holt’s offerings extend from print textbooks to a wide array of technology products.

Holtzbrinck Publishers

175 Fifth Ave., 21st Floor, New York, NY 10010.

Publisher of adult books for young adults, including Farrar, Straus & Giroux; Henry Holt & Co.; St. Martin’s Press; and Picador.

Houghton Mifflin

222 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02093.

Houghton Mifflin School Divison publishes leading educational resources for students and teachers of Pre-K through 8, including research-based textbooks, instructional technology components, and a variety of supplemental materials.


475 Riverside Drive, #450, New York, NY 10115.

iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the largest global network that enables students to engage in projects that make a difference in the world.

Ignite! Learning

4030 West Braker Lane, Suite 175, Austin, TX 78759.

Ignite! Learning provides comprehensive, motivational, and easy-to-use classroom curriculum in Social Studies, Science, and Math. Ignite! curriculum makes teaching and learning fun.

Inspiration Software, Inc.

9400 SW. Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy., Suite 300, Beaverton, OR 97005.

Inspiration Software, Inc., the leader in visual thinking and learning for education, publishes the award-winning InspireData (grades 4-12), Inspiration (grades 6-12), and Kidspiration (grades K-5).

Inspired Educators Inc.

360 Waverly Hall Circle, Roswell, GA 30075.

Complete, creative, and thought-provoking instructional units for world and U.S. geography, history, civics/government, and service-learning. Both teachers and students LOVE Inspired materials.

Institute of Int’l Education

1400 K St NW #650 , Washington, DC 20005.

The Institute of International Education administers several fully-funded, short-term, international study tours for educators.

International Debate Education Association

400 West 59th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10019.

Books, DVDs, journals on all types of debate, career planning, and the environment, for middle school and high schools.

Invisible Children

2705 Via Orange Way, Ste. B, Spring Valley, CA 91978.

A DVD documentary about the war in Uganda. A flyer about schools for schools, T-shirts and bracelets that support the cause, as well as information about the organization available.

Institute of Int’l Education

1400 K St NW #650, Washington, DC 20005.

The Institute of International Education administers several fully funded, short-term, international study tours for educators.

202 Filmore Ave., Suite 1, Erie, PA 16506.

What izzit? It’s a group of TV producers who create and distribute DVDs that spark curiosity and lively classroom discussions. Stop by Booth 717 to get a free DVD, sign up for free Current Events service, and see why more than 100,000 teachers use its products and services. izzit in your classroom?

Jackdaw Publications

Attn: Roger P. Jacques, P.O. Box 503, Amawalk, NY 10501-0503.

Jackdaws primary-source documents. Photo collections on historic topics.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

2000 K Street, NW, Suite 303, Washington, DC 20006.

James Madison Fellows and foundation staff will discuss the $25,000 graduate fellowships offered annually for secondary school teachers to study the U.S. Constitution.

Japan Society

333 East 47th St., New York, NY 10017.

Japan Society will showcase About Japan: A Teachers Resource (, its website offering practical resources, expertise, and discussion areas for teaching about Japan.

Japanese American Citizens League

5415 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640.

Materials for teaching Asian American history, the Japan American internment, and lessons on civil liberties in times of crisis and in a post-September 11th world.

Jewish-Palestinian Living Room Dialogue

1448 Cedarwood Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403.

Two new classroom videos model quality listening and communication. “Dialogue at Washington High” and “Peacemakers: Palestinians and Jews Together at Camp” are gifted to those who can apply them in practice.

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

2107 Van Ness Avenue Suite 302, San Francisco, CA 94133.

Inspire students with a nearly forgotten history of the Jewish Partisans, of the tens of thousands of resistance fighters—men and women—who made a difference.

Junior Statesman Foundation Junior State of America

1150 K Street NW #311, Washington, DC 20005.

Junior Statesman conducts Summer Schools on government, history, economics at Yale, Princeton, Stanford, and Georgetown. Also sponsors high school clubs and conferences on current issues.

Keizai Koho Center

172 Bredford Rd., Bredford Woods, PA 15075.

The KKC’s teacher fellowship offers educators an opportunity to experience modern Japan for 10 days. Details available from the National Association of Japan-America Societies: www.

Kettering Foundation

200 Commons Road, Dayton, OH 45459-2788.

Educational publications, Deliberation and Dialogue materials and National Issues Forums deliberation guides and related materials.

Klett-Perthes International

Justus-Perthes Strasse 3-5, Gotha, 99867, GERMANY.

Wall maps, desk maps, transparencies, atlases, and software.

Knowledge Matters, Inc.

85 Woodland Drive, Florence, MA 01062-9621.

Virtual History is an all-new, totally interactive, computer-based series of simulations created by Knowledge Matters, a leading maker of educational simulations with software in over 4,000 schools.

Korea Foundation

1612 K St., NW, Suite 1201, Washington, DC 20006.

Books, audio, and video, and other materials including brochures, pamphlets, and catalogs about the Korea Studies workshops for secondary school education will be presented.

Learning Multi-Systems Inc.

1420 Greenway Cross, Madison, WI 53713.

Keep learning fun with multimedia, teamwork, and game strategies! Designed for the classroom, PowerZone’s “quiz-bowl” events motivate student achievement. American History, World History, Government, and Economics; Middle and High School.


241 First Avenue, North, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

LernerClassroom is your source for leveled books—nonfiction, fiction, and teaching guides—for grades K-8, including Reading, Math, Social Studies, Science, Biography, High Interest, and Spanish.

Listen for Life

1942 University Avenue, #306, Berkeley, CA 94704.

Listen for Life will demonstrate its program “Travels with Music,” an introduction to cultures through music. Online, DVD-ROM, and DVD-Video versions.

MacMillan McGraw-Hill Social Studies

2 Penn Plaza, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10121.

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill proudly introduces Timelinks © 2009, a brand new K-6 Social Studies program perfect for what you teach, the students you teach, and the way you teach. Timelinks—just what you need for the realities of today’s classroom!
Master Communications, Inc. and Asia for Kids/
Culture for Kids

4480 Lake Forest Drive #302, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Take a journey with Families of the World and Going to School in India, books, DVD, crafts, Music for Geography, and People and Culture around the World.

McDougal Littell

909 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201.

McDougal Littell, a division of Houghton Mifflin Company, is your source for the widest range of secondary social studies materials. Its programs and services are dedicated to assisting today’s educators in defining the middle and high school classrooms of the 21st century. This includes print, technology, and Internet support for curricular instruction.

Middle East Outreach

University of Arizona, P.O. Box 210158-B, Tucson, AZ 85721-0158.

CMES supplies training and information resources about the Middle East to teachers and the greater community.


25 First Street, Suite 301, East Cambridge, MA 02141.

mimio Xi is a portable and affordable device that turns any whiteboard into an interactive whiteboard.

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights

650 3rd Avenue Suite 550, Minneapolis, MN 55402.

Free and downloadable resources on immigration and human rights. Includes fact sheets, quizzes and lesson plans.

Muzzy Lane Software, Inc.

44 Merrimac Street, Newburyport, MA 01950.

Muzzy Lane Software is a developer of educational video games. Its award-winning game is used in schools nationwide.

National Archives and Records Admin.
Office of Presidential Libraries

8601 Adlephi Road, Room 2200F, College Park, MD 20740.

Come see what the National Archives has to offer! Educators from the National Archives Presidential Libraries, Regional Archives, and Washington, DC office will share effective and relevant resources and programs crafted specially for teachers and students in today’s world. These resources and programs are designed to enhance students’ understanding of American history and government, the American presidency, and the value of primary sources.

National Assessment of Educational Progress

1090 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress has been measuring student progress for more than 40 years and is the leading national assessment of what American students know and can do in various subjects.

National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

2501 Tartan Way, Springfield, IL 62711.

NCTA offers seminars, resources, and study tour opportunities to enhance teaching about Asia in pre-collegiate social studies, geography, and literature courses.

National Council on Economic Education

1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036.

Digital and print resources for teaching economics, personal finance & entrepreneurship in grades K-12.

National Geographic Children’s Books

1145 17th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036.

National Geographic Children’s Books offers library books and children’s books for grades K-12.

National Geographic School Publishing

26385 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Carmel, CA 93923.

National Geographic School Publishing provides quality instructional materials for grades Pre-K-12, including resources for emergent and early literacy, Reading/Language Arts, ESL/ELD, and Content Literacy development.

National History Day

0119 Cecil Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.

National History Day is transforming how history is taught and learned. NHD helps teachers meet educational standards, disseminates quality curriculum materials, and sponsors contests that teach students critical skills for the 21st century.

National Peace Corps Association

1900 L Street, NW, Suite 404, Washington, DC 20036.

Gather resource materials and join its listserv to learn how you can connect, inform, and engage with the Peace Corps community.

National Resource Centers on Canada


154 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473.

National Resource Centers on Canada provide teachers with a wealth of resources for teaching about Canada, and a wide variety of opportunities for professional development.

National Constitution Center

525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Information about the National Constitution Center, located in the heart of Historic Philadelphia, including how to bring your students for free!

National SMS/Stock-Trak

3355 Lenox Road Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30326.

Stock Market Simulation

National Youth Leadership Council

1667 Snelling Avenue, North, Suite D300, Saint Paul, MN 55108.

A national leader in service-learning. For 25 years, it has led in work that bridges community/school common ground.

NBC News

30 Rockefeller Plaza, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10112.

NBC News offers historic news archives for K-12 educators. Primary-source digital content is available, with more then 5,000 video resources that can be used to supplement social studies instruction.

NetAid, an initiative of Mercy Corps

3015 SW 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97201.

NetAid is an initiative of Mercy Corps that educates, inspires, and empowers young people to fight global poverty throughout their lives.

New Century Tours

1410 Forest Drive, Suite 23, Annapolis, MD 21403.

Providing premium student travel services (all-inclusive and customized) with a primary focus on superior value, trip quality, and professional attention to each group on tour. Its destinations include Washington, DC; New York City; Philadelphia; Williamsburg; Boston; Chicago; Orlando; and others. 800-328-1099,

New Path Learning

760C Canning Pkwy, Victor, NY 14564-8983.

NewPath Learning’s Curriculum Mastery Games provide comprehensive coverage of the social studies curriculum standards. The company’s games are supplemented with web-based activities and assessments.

The New Press

38 Greene Street, New York, NY 10013.

A not-for-profit publisher in the public interest. It publishes works by Howald Zinn and James Loewen, wall charts, books and tape sets, and more!

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

2700 South Quincy St., Suite 250, Arlington, VA 22206.

NewsHour Extra features free current-event lesson plans and news resources for students.

Newspaper Association of America Foundation

4401 Wilson Blvd., Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22203.

The Newspaper Association of America Foundation strives to develop engaged and literate citizens in our diverse society through investment in and support of programs designed to enhance student achievement through newspaper readership and appreciation of the First Amendment.


3333 Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60618.

Nystrom is the industry-leading K-12 educational publisher of maps, globes, atlases, hands-on programs, and technology. Stop by its booth and learn about new products and special offers.

Oxford University Press

198 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016.

OUP believes that improving education begins with better books. Primary sources, narrative format and top scholarship— stop by the booth to read for yourself.


2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202-3785.

PBS isn’t just television! PBS Video offers award-winning video content, companion classroom materials, and other trusted resources for K-12 schools, colleges, and universities.

Peace Corps Coverdell World Wise Schools

1111 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20526.

This program brings other cultures to U.S. classrooms through free Peace Corps stories, lessons, podcasts, slide shows, and e-newsletters, linking students with volunteers.


One Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458.
People to People Ambassador Programs

110 S. Ferrall St., Spokane, WA 99202.

Educators will learn how they can get their students involved in enrichment programs. Students will develop their leadership skills, gain an edge in the college admissions race, get involved in community-service projects, and explore a variety of career opportunities.

People to People International

501 East Armour Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64109.

People to People International (PTPI) operates many diverse programs for youth and adults to achieve its mission of “Peace through Understanding.” Members make up a multicultural, worldwide network committed to advancing its goals. At the local level, members may participate by joining or forming

PTPI Chapters. Students and adults also travel internationally under PTPI auspices each year. Opportunities include the Global Youth Forum, the Global Youth Forum Humanitarian Conference, Peace Camp, Educational and Humanitarian Initiatives, and more. For educators, PTPI offers the School & Classroom Program, which connects teachers and their students with similar-age classrooms in other countries. In addition, PTPI offers modest scholarships and loans on a limited basis to facilitate travel or defray college tuition fees.
Peoples Education

299 Market Street, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663.
Presidential Classroom for Young Americans

119 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Presidential Classroom is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization that brings high school students to Washington DC to experience weeklong programs of “democracy in action.”

Perfection Learning Corp

Attn: Cheryl Landon, 1000 N. Second Ave, Logan, IA 51546.

Perfection Learning is a leading publisher of curriculum materials, covering content-area reading in social studies, hi/lo fiction and nonfiction, and custom classroom libraries.

Perma-Bound Books

617 E. Vandalia Road, Jacksonville, IL 62650.

50,000+ titles in long-lasting, durable, guaranteed binding for grades K-12 classrooms. History, geography, civics, social studies, biographies, historical fiction & more! On line ordering. Free shipping.

Personalizing the Past

1534 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94703.

Teacher-created, artifact history kits with teacher guides, student workshops, a literature unit, and museum-quality artifacts. A must for your classroom.

Phoenix Learning Resources

910 Church Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.

Phoenix Learning Resources presents quality skills-based programs for all students. Taking the High Road to Social Studies, American Hornbooks, and map resources help all students learn about their place in the world—and other places.

Polish Perspectives

6534 Parkway Circle, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127.

The American Council for Polish Culture sponsors this exhibit, designed to inspire students to examine Polish contributions to Western Civilization and hopefully send them on a journey of exploring, understanding, and appreciating their historical value. The year 2008 marks the 400th Anniversary of the first Polish settlers in Jamestown. The exhibit will consist of helpful materials to include in the curriculum: a lesson plan, visual posters, relevant books, and brochures. These resources are designed to enhance students’ understanding of Polish contributions and the impact they have on western civilizations.

Population + Development Program Hampshire College

CLPP, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 01002.

Resources to unmask population myths and uncover root causes of social, economic, and environmental problems.

Presidential Classroom for Young Americans

119 Oronoco Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Presidential Classroom is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization that brings high school students to Washington DC to experience week long programs of “democracy in action.”

Project Archaeology

Montana State University 2-128 Wilson Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717.

Project Archaeology is an educational organization dedicated to teaching scientific and historical inquiry, cultural understanding, and the importance of protecting our nation’s cultural resources. It is a network of archaeologists, educators, and concerned citizens working to make archaeology education accessible to students and teachers through high-quality educational materials and professional development.

Project Learning Tree

111 19th Street, NW, Suite 780, Washington, DC 20036.

Project Learning Tree is a nationally award-winning environmental education program designed for Pre-K-12 formal and non-formal educators. The supplementary materials provide hands-on, minds-on multi-disciplinary activities.

ProQuest Co. Periodicals

P.O. Box 1346, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1346.

ProQuest provides seamless access to and navigation of more than 125 billion digital pages of the world’s scholarship. For more information, please visit and

Rand McNally

Attn: Connie Rivcliun, 8255 N. Central Park Ave., Skokie, IL 60076.

Social studies curriculum materials delivered online, as well as 21st century maps, globes, atlases, and history and language arts materials for K-12.

Random House, Inc.

1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.

Random House, Inc. is the world’s largest English-language general trade book publisher. Our titles represent a diversity of important voices in both fiction and non-fiction. Pass by Booths # 301 and # 303 to browse our full offerings.

Rosen Classroom

29 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010.

Supplementary materials for Pre-K through Grade 12, including reading materials and instruction rich with content for American history, biography, ancient civilizations, community, and other curricular areas, including thematic Collection for Content—Area Literacy by Tony Stead to teach research and writing skills, Graphica—graphic nonfiction for differentiated content-area reading and knowledge, accessible primary-source materials, Graphic Organizers in Social Studies series, and leveled nonfiction and fiction in English and Spanish.

SAGE Study Abroad Program

19 Old Town Sq., Suite 238, Ft. Collins, CO 80524.

SAGE Study Abroad offers travel and study opportunities on India for high school students and summer trips for teachers. SAGE—Creating global citizens since 1992.

Saudi Aramco World

Aramco Services Co./M.S. 546 , Houston, TX 77096.

Saudi Aramco World ( is the award-winning, bimonthly free cultural magazine of the Arab and Islamic worlds, with a regular “Classroom Guide” for educators.

Scholastic Inc. Classroom Magazines

557 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10012.

Scholastic News magazines are the perfect way to engage students in current events and social studies topics that meet your curriculum needs. Each weekly issue provides timely, high-interest articles that build cross-curricular skills with in-depth coverage of U.S. and world news, science, and more. Age- and reading-level specific, Scholastic News ranges from Grade 1 to Grades 5/6.
The School Map Place and Convergent-Eye

P.O. Box 55, Middlebury, IN 46540.

At Booth 722–724, online atlas and gazetteer work together to teach geography and geography standards. At Booth 726–728, products work together with to serve classroom teaching.

Signal Media Publishers

P.O. Box 79535, Dallas, TX 75379-5365.

Visual learners excel with the “Adventure Tales of America” series: In-depth, illustrated U.S. history textbooks featuring left/right brain strategies that raise scores and make history exciting.

Smithsonian Books

7 Standish Road, Bellingham, MA 02019.

The story of Science by Joy Hakim, bestselling author of A History of Us, takes you into the wonders of the history of science.

Smithsonian Student Travel

1 Education Street, East Cambridge, MA 02141.

Smithsonian Student Travel combines the vast resources of the Smithsonian Institution with EF’s 40-plus years of travel experience to offer engaging educational tours.

Social Studies School Service

Box 802, 10200 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232-0802.

Discover its comprehensive selection of supplemental materials, including books, DVDs, PowerPoint presentations, reproducibles, maps, and posters.

South-Western Education Publishing, Cengage Learning Company

10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002-3002.

For more than 100 years, South-Western, a division of Cengage Learning, has been a leader in providing lifelong learning products to educators, individuals, and corporations. Using print, online, and interactive technology solutions, South-Western meets the needs of learners, instructors, and trainers in a variety of disciplines.

Southern Center for International Studies

320 W. Paces Ferry Rd., NW, Atlanta, GA 30305-1070.

Multi-media educational materials for middle and high school teachers on current international regions and issues.

The Stock Market Game Program

11 Mountain View Dr., Suite 3B, West Hartford, CT 06117.

The Stock Market Game Program is America’s premier stock market simulation. By participating in the program, students learn the importance of saving and investing.

Stossel in the Classroom

73 Spring St., Suite 408, New York, NY 10012.

Innovative educational resources for social studies, history, and economics classrooms. John Stossel, co-host of ABC’s 20/20, offers 6 video segments in a 34-minute DVD and a teacher’s manual: Hype and Consequences. makes electronically available podcasts, hands-on activities, and other fun resources. Both foster critical thinking and lively discussions.

Student Educational Exchange

P.O. Box 764, Northampton, MA 01061.

Teach current events! is free and provides categorized global news articles, tools for easy assignment creation, and moderated forums for diverse student discussions.

Taking It Global

132 E. 43rd Street, Suite 348, New York, NY 10017.

Taking It Global for Educators brings global perspective to the most innovative applications of online social networking and digital media to create relevant, engaging, and student-centered learning opportunities.

Teachers Curriculum Institute

P.O. Box 1327, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741

Teachers’ Curriculum Institute (TCI)

TCI empowers social studies educators to bring learning alive for all learners. It offers core and supplemental social studies materials, as well as professional development offerings, for levels K-12. All are based on the well-researched premises of the TCI Approach and are aligned with state and national content standards. Visit for more information.

Teacher Created Materials

6421 Industry Way, Westminster, CA 92683-3696.

Teacher Created Materials publishes high-quality supplemental curriculum materials supporting all content areas, including technology and professional development for grades K-12.

Theme Schemes

1 Dunhill Court, O’Fallon, MO 63366.

Reproducible, single-class activities for Grades 6-12 social studies. Each includes everything a teacher needs for a high-level, engaging, single-class activity/lesson.

Time Travel through U.S. History

P.O. Box 48389, Athens, GA 30604.

American History for Middle School and Special needs High School students: timelines, posters, and magazines. American

History for Elementary (Grades 4/5): timelines and posters. Georgia history and magazines.

1775 K Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006.

Information and teaching materials on refugees. 625

United States Holocaust Memorial Musuem

100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW, Washington, DC 20024-2126.

Teaching materials, museum resources, and professional development opportunities are offered to enhance instruction of the Holocaust and other genocides.

United States Institute of Peace

1200 17th Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036.

Free high school curriculum guides, issue reports, books, info on scholarships, and info on summer program for teachers.

Universal Map

795 Progress Court, Box 15, Williamston, MI 48895.
U.S. Department of State

SA-1, L-409, 2401 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20522.

Educational materials for middle and high school students on diplomacy and foreign policy, including poster sessions and a video and curriculum package.

U.S. Geological Survey

1400 Independence Road , Rolla, MO 65401.

Examples of the U.S. Geological Survey’s free classroom resources and demonstrations of The National Map Corps, the nation-wide, web-based volunteer mapping program.

United States Mint

801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220.

The United States Mint’s H.I.P. Pocket Change website, introduces students to the world of coins, and offers FREE educational resources, fun activities, and a wealth of cross-curricular K-12 lesson plans.

USA Today

7950 Jones Branch Ave., McLean, VA 22108.

USA Today Education provides educators, students, and parents with relevant, timely resources to help young people better understand the people, places, and events that impact their lives.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.

VFW National Headquarters, 406 W. 34th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111.

Provides over 3 million dollars in scholarships through the Patriot’s Pen Essay Program for Grades 6-8 and the Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition for Grades 9-12.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

1023 15th Street, NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20005.

Established in 1979, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund ( is the nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Today, through a variety of educational initiatives, the organization works to educate both young and old about the lasting impact of the Vietnam War. Among its many programs are the Echoes From The Wall curriculum kit and the Teach Vietnam Teachers Network.

The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition

P.O. Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543.

The Classroom Edition provides high school students and teachers with engaging, real-life news and information on the world of business from one of the most trusted resources in the world.

WGBH Boston Video

10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135.

DVDs, as well as digital contracts from WGBH, the largest provider for PBS, with such award-winning series as NOVA, American Experience, and Peep and the Big Wide World.

Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

One Prudential Plaza, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60601.

“Contemporary” focuses on providing the highest quality secondary and adult basic educational products. “Contemporary” provides the tools for secondary and adult learners for remediation in reading, math, language, and social studies, as well as GED, pre-GED, and basic skills preparation.

Youth Leadership Initiative U-VA Center for Politics

2400 Old Ivy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904.

Free online civics and government resources for K-12 educators: lesson plans, a mock election, a legislative simulation, and more.

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