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Vocational Preservation Trades
NCPTT
 

The Michigan Historic Preservation Network and the Heritage Education Program at NCPTT have developed a formal working relationship to create Vocational Preservation Trades curriculum for high school students.

08/27/2007
Teacher’s Heritage Resource Guide – Morgan County Volume 2 (1999-20)
Teacher's Heritage Resource Guide Morgan County Volume 2 - Document Cover
 

In 1996, the Morgan County Landmarks Society sponsored a graduate intern from the University of Georgia to research historic landscapes. Many resources were utilized to collect as much information as possible about heritage plants, garden sculpture, structures, and garden club activities.

12/31/1999
Teacher to Ranger to Teacher
NCPTT
 

Christine Faith conducted a thorough program audit of the Teacher-to-Ranger-to-Teacher program at Big Thicket National Preserve.

08/15/2007
Survey for State Historic Preservation Offices Regarding Introductory Preservation Education of Local Public Officials (1996-13)
1996-13
 

The purpose of the survey was to determine how the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training might facilitate the education of local public officials.

12/31/1996
Scholarships for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions
European Commission Logo
From: WikiCommons
 

Applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, approved by the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus Mundus Programme, are opened up to August 20, 2013.

07/26/2013
Role of NPS Intepretation in Heritage Education
NCPTT
 

Christine Faith of NCPTT will host a Tel-Net course on the role of National Park Service interpretation in Heritage Education on July 16, 2008, at 1 p.m., EDT.

06/16/2008
Robotics Camp 2013
robotics-2013
 

  Learn: Soldering, Programming, Electronics, Robot  Assembly, Navigation Using Sensors and More!  Robotics Camp Avoidance.ino - Right click and Save as. Please contact Curtice Desselles for infrared sensor use.   Who: Middle and High School Students(finished 6th grade to 12th grade) Location: National Center for PreservationTechnology and Training, 645 University Parkway Natchitoches, LA 71457 318-356-7444 Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon each day Attire: Casual Attire: Jeans and T-Shirts. Cost: • ...

05/01/2013
Refocusing on Heritage Education: A National Survey (2004-28)
2004-28
 

In 1996, the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, with funding from the National Park Service’s National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), initiated a survey of state historic preservation offices and selected heritage organizations in each of the fifty states. This systematic inquiry asked “What’s happening in ...

03/24/2013
Project team explores forgotten African American History
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The newly created Natchitoches Parish African American Cultural Heritage Initiative (NPAACHI) is working to develop sustainable communities in Natchitoches Parish, La., that serve as heritage destinations and improve the quality of life for residents. The National Center for Preservation Technology & Training, which is headquartered in Natchitoches, is sponsoring the initial research and documentation for ...

07/01/2011
Preservation Week Report: The High School for the Preservation Arts Project (1998-23)
1998-23
 

The overall goal is to develop a model secondary school curriculum dedicated to the training of skilled preservation artisans that will include an academic component and an industry/government sponsored field internship component. Upon graduation the students will have earned both a New York State Regents diploma and the equivalent of a one-year internship in their ...

12/31/1998
Preservation Trades with Nancy Finegood (Podcast 6)
Randolph CTC students work metal
 

Today Andy Ferrell speaks with Nancy Finegood, executive director of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network. NCPTT recently published online a guide titled “Introducing Preservation Trades to High School Students” which grew out of via work with Detroit’s Randolph’s Career and Technical Center. Download Episode 6 as an mp3 or subscribe via iTunes.

07/02/2009
Preservation Trades High School Curriculum Summit
Student works on preservation project  Photo by Brooklyn High School of the Arts
 

NCPTT’s Andy Ferrell and Christine Faith recently participated in a Preservation Trades High School Curriculum Summit.

05/16/2008
Preservation 101: An Internet Course on Paper Conservation (1999-30)
1999-30
 

Preservation 101 is an online course that will help you learn about the basics of preservation in the context of small and moderately-sized library or archival collections. This course was produced as one component of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded to the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). The grant supported ...

12/31/1999
Plantations and Agriculture
Agrarian crop
 

Agriculture has been an integral part of the development and growth of the United States. Because agriculture was so important, the development of the agrarian unit was also of the utmost importance.

07/21/2008
Online American Latino Heritage Travel Itinerary Launched by the National Park Service
Santa Monica National Recreation Area and Spanish Franciscan Fathers, Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Silvestre Velez de Escalante.
 

“As a storyteller of our nation’s past, the National Park Service is committed to connecting people with the places and stories of the diverse peoples who have come together to create the heritage of the United States,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. “Our American Latino Heritage comes alive in this itinerary, the ...

12/02/2012
New Heritage Education Coordinator
Christine Faith
 

Christine Faith recently joined NCPTT as the new Heritage Education program coordinator.

10/13/2006
NCPTT Hosts School Groups for Heritage Education Lessons
Avoyelles student looks at the temper of a Woodland period Caddo pottery sherd.
 

In an ongoing commitment to promote heritage education in historic preservation, the Materials Research Program at NCPTT recently hosted two school groups. On Friday, March 12, thirty-four Avoyelles Public Charter School high school juniors took part in the “Conservation Scientist for a Day” lesson. For this the students studied French colonial and Native American pottery using ...

03/25/2010
NCPTT helps Girl Scouts earn Save Outdoor Sculpture patch
The Girl Scouts are still all smiles after 3 hours of scrubbing headstones.
 

NCPTT helps Girl Scouts earn Save Outdoor Sculpture patch   On Friday April 5th 24 Girl Scouts from Natchitoches’ Brownie Troop 462 and Junior Troop 1512 came to NCPTT to start their Save Outdoor Sculpture patch. The Save Outdoor Sculpture (SOS!) program is a nationwide effort to identify, document, and preserve America’s sculptural heritage. This long running ...

04/08/2013
Masonry, History, Integrity: Urban Conservation Primer (Podcast 36)
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Download this episode as an mp3 or Subscribe via iTunes Today we join NCPTT’s Stacey Urlacher as she speaks with Tom Russack, Masonry Preservation Instructor at the Abyssinian Development Corporation Workforce Development Youthbuild Program in Harlem, New York City, and Project Associate at Rand Engineering and Architecture.  NCPTT awarded Mr. Russack a grant to compile a ...

08/20/2012
Louisiana’s Historic Places
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Louisiana’s Historic Places is a series of short animated vignettes on Louisiana history created by 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students attending Galvez Primary School in Prairieville, Louisiana. The 23 Talented and Gifted (TAG) students were guided through the project by teacher Debbie Buco. Students were immersed in a curriculum of Louisiana history in addition ...

04/19/2007
Links
NCPTT
 

Educators may find the following resources useful in teaching heritage education in the classroom.

04/17/2007
Learning from the Dead
NCPTT
 

Graveyards can be excellent resources for studying art, language, social and family history, cultural landscapes, and even the natural sciences.

07/25/2007
Heritage Values: The Past in Contemporary Society
NCPTT
 

The Southeast Archeological Center and Hamline University used funds provided by NCPTT to host a four-day workshop in November called “Heritage Values: The Past in Contemporary Society.”

01/29/2008
Heritage Education in Loranger, Louisiana
Loranger, La. teachers work on Heritage Education  Paul Stuker, along with Angel White of Ferriday Junior High (left) and Susan Lambert of West Feliciana Middle (right), participated in the development of Heritage Education – Louisiana. (Photo: File)
 

The Heritage Education Initiative is an endeavor of the National Park Service to bring the American experience alive to our children, creating an appreciation and understanding of the peoples, places and traditions that have shaped our nation, through innovative methods of teaching and learning.

06/07/2007
Heritage Education Curriculum Development
NCPTT
 

NCPTT NCPTT The NCPTT Heritage Education Program entered into an agreement with educational curriculum consultants and educational technology specialists to enhance the NCPTT Heritage Education curriculum.

09/22/2007
Heritage Education Archeology Workshop
NCPTT
 

NCPTT’s Heritage Education and Archeology and Collections programs are developing a workshop in conjunction with Dr. John Jameson of the NPS Southeast Archeology Center.

12/29/2006
Focus on 2000: A Heritage Education Perspective (1997-08)
1997-08
 

“What’s happening in heritage education?” This is the question that this survey begins to answer.

09/22/2008
Faith Studies Montana Heritage Education Programs
NCPTT
 

Christine Faith, NCPTT Heritage Education Coordinator, visited Alder Gulch and Virginia City, Montana, in March to study heritage education programs in the area and discuss possible collaborations.

05/17/2007
Exploring Sustainable Architecture
BeauSoleil on the UL Lafayette campus
Photo From: Stephanie Byrd
 

On Tuesday, June 30th, NCPTT Executive Director Kirk Cordell, Chief of Architecture and Engineering Andy Ferrell, and summer interns Paul Cady, Miriam Tworek-Hofstetter, and I traveled to Lafayette for a day of sustainable architecture with a community preservation focus. Architect Eddie Cazayoux – of EnvironMental Design – first met us at the St. Landry Parish ...

08/02/2013
Explore America’s National Heritage Areas
A Motor Cities CCS student sculpts
 

From “History Lesson” to “Crystal Clear” Call to Action activities are underway in our National Heritage Areas.  Enjoy this sampling of current activities and visit a heritage area near you. Motor Cities NHA launched the “Making Tracks”, a web site featuring the accomplishments of African-Americans in the automotive Industry. Through this website visitors and members of ...

09/21/2012
Cooperative Agreements on Teacher Training, Building Stabilization
NCPTT
 

NCPTT’s Architecture and Engineering program has entered a cooperative agreement with the New Jersey Institute of Technology to implement a teacher and administrator training to show how to replicate the High School for the Preservation Arts in Brooklyn.

09/18/2006
Conservation Scientist for a Day 2013
Conservation Scientist for a Day 2013
 

Conservation Scientist for a Day One day event offered July 30, 2013 to students who have finished the 8th grade or those who participated in the 2013 NCPTT Robot Camp. $10 per person limited to 25 students STUDENTS WILL INVESTIGATE AUTHENIC POTTERY SHARDS AND PARTICIPATE IN HANDS-ON EXPERIMENTS! Instructors: Curtis Desselles, Carol Chin, Jason, Church, Mary Striegel

05/07/2013
Conservation Scientist for a Day
Conservation Scientist
 

What will students learn from the “Conservation Scientist for a Day” program? Students will learn about: The role of the conservation scientist, The Scientific Method, Conservation, Cultural heritage, X-ray fluorescence (XRF) theory, The Metric System, Chemical analysis testing, and Safety in the laboratory setting.

03/25/2011
Conservation Scientist for a Day
Students investigate glaze types with chemical spot testing under the supervision of Dr. Carol Chin.
 

In an ongoing commitment to promote heritage education in historic preservation, the Materials Conservation Program at NCPTT recently hosted 50 high school juniors from the Avoyelles Public Charter School. For the third year these students took part in the “Conservation Scientist for a Day” lesson.   The students studied archeological sherds of  Native American pottery and French ...

03/14/2013
Community Connections (2009-07)
Community Connections (2009-07)
 

In order to preserve our communities for tomorrow, we must educate students today. Community Connections is an innovative, multi-tiered set of activities that involves students, teachers, families, and schools working together to learn about the places in which they live. The program activities have been successfully tested in classrooms around the country and the teacher ...

12/31/2009
Classroom Testing of Model Secondary Level Historic Preservation-Based Lesson Plans (2002-04)
Classroom Testing of Model Secondary Level Historic Preservation-Based Lesson Plans - Document Cover
 

The concept for a Preservation Arts High school is an outgrowth of the 1993 symposium sponsored by the WMF that identified the need to develop a model program for sustainable urban preservation.

12/31/2002
Call for Abstracts: 2012 Preservation Education Conference
Source: http://pdq.rwu.edu/news/apa-rhode-island-honors-students-cpc-warren-preservation-plan
 

The call for abstracts has been extended to April 30, 2012. The School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation at Roger Williams University is hosting the conference Preservation Education: Sharing Best Practices and Finding Common Ground in Bristol, Rhode Island (USA), September 8 to 9, 2012. This conference is designed to bring higher education leaders in historic environment programs together ...

01/27/2012
APT-PTN 2012 Annual Conference
 

This year the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) and the Preservation Trades Network (PTN) are coming together for unprecedented parallel conferences marking a convergence of theory, practice, and interaction with trades practitioners. PTN’s 16th annual International Preservation Trades Workshop (IPTW) will showcase the work of some of the most skilled traditional tradespeople from the U.S. ...

09/21/2012
2010 Annual Report
2010 Budget Chart
 

The NCPTT 2010 Annual Report outlines research, training, and grant activities undertaken by the Center during FY2010. NCPTT advances the application of science and technology to historic preservation. Working in the fields of archeology, architecture, landscape architecture and materials conservation, the Center accomplishes its mission through training, education, research, technology transfer and partnerships.

10/20/2010
2008 Preservation in Your Community
NCPTT
 

The eighth annual Preservation in Your Community event was held July 31 at Lee H. Nelson Hall, Natchitoches, La.

09/15/2008

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