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Friday, June 20, 2003
3:45 pm - 4:10 pm
Historical Performance: Women
Sheila Kirschbaum is the school liaison and professional development
coordinator and Sheli Turocy is a museum teacher and project assistant
at the Tsongas Industrial History Center in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Kirschbaum has more than twenty-two years of teaching experience
as a high school and college teacher, a former museum teacher, and
a teacher professional development presenter at the Tsongas Center,
where she has collaborated on several history curriculum packets
using primary source documents. She has chaired the Lowell Conference
on Women's History for the past four years. Sheli Turocy has also
had a long career as an educator, including as a teacher of primary
and middle school students and as a presenter of teacher workshops.
She is currently collaborating on the development and marketing
of an in-school history program using costumed role play and artifact
analysis, and on a primary-source curriculum packet. She is also
one of the organizers of the Lowell Conference on Women's History.