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We are an international scholarly society devoted to promoting and teaching the history of education across institutions.  You will find detailed information about us, what is happening in the organization, our annual meeting, and our publication by browsing our site.  Have a look around and please follow the contact us link at the bottom of every page if you have any questions. Please contact Secretary Karen Graves (graves@denison.edu) to inquire about posting information.


HES News

The HES Graduate Student Committee has prepared a "Proposal Tips" document that will be very helpful to graduate students wanting more information about how to submit a proposal to the 2017 HES Conference. As a reminder, proposals are due on or before March 15, 2017 (no later than 11:59 p.m., PT). You will find these helpful tips HERE.

The History of Education Society awards a prize of $500 biennially for the best graduate student essay in the history of education, broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside of the United States.  This includes work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families.  Nominations by faculty, graduate advisors, department chairs, and deans, as well as self-nominations by students, are welcome.  Authors must be students at the time of submission, and essays must be unpublished works.  The winning essay will be published in History of Education Quarterly.  HES also extends a $250 travel supplement to the Barnard Prize winner for her/his attendance at the annual meeting.  The 2017 HES meeting will be Thursday, November 1- Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas. For more information about the annual meeting, go to the Annual Meeting Page.

The Board of Directors of the History of Education Society is proud to announce "Foundations for the Future," a three- year capital campaign to raise $80,000 in support of the History of Education Quarterly, HES graduate students and the general HES endowment. To learn more and to make your donation to the campaign, go the SUPPORT US Page.