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Orientation to Pilot Reform to Equal Rights: K-12 Disability History Curriculum

Man with a beard in a suit in a wheelchair in front of the U.S. Capitol building
Wed, 09/28/2022

Sign up to pilot the Reform to Equal Rights curriculum 

Free orientation for pilots September 28, 4:00-5:00pm Eastern Time. (Sign up for the free orientation webinar by September 26.) 

  • Teach a lesson between September 2022 and January 2023. (Extended from spring 2022.) 
  • Give feedback online. 
  • Teachers select the lessons they want to teach.
  • Orientation for pilots (optional) September 28, 4:00-5:00pm Eastern Time. The session will be recorded.
  • Earn 10 PDPs (Massachusetts) or a letter documenting 10 hours of participation. 


Emerging America is developing Reform to Equal Rights K-12 Disability History Curriculum with support from a Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources grant and an Expand Massachusetts Stories grant from Mass Humanities. The curriculum will be available free at in February 2023, following the pilot.   

Learn more about the new curriculum


Upcoming Workshops

This one-hour workshop empowers Special Education teachers to foster supportive attention to disability and to support integration of disability history across…
This course introduces exemplars of best practice pedagogy for English Learners in History and Social Studies classrooms. It demonstrates dual-language-learner-…
Emerging America and the National Council for the Social Studies present a webinar to strengthen high quality instruction of students with disabilities.  Regi…