NEA taking the past into the future

Registration is open for three NEA workshops

2016-01-22 12:56 PM | Michelle Romero

All are invited to register to receive early bird rates on the​ New England Archivists pre-conference workshops in Portland Maine on March 31st. Learn valuable skills and network with your colleagues in one of two exciting NEA workshops being offered.

Archivists & Active Learning
​ Workshop​

Looking to do more with your collections? Hoping to engage students and educators with primary sources? Register for Archivists & Active Learning: Fostering Student Engagement and Learning Opportunities in Archives. During this workshop you will discuss innovative ways for engaging students across grade levels while forming collaborative relationships with educational institutions. Participants will leave this workshop with a lesson plan based on their archival collections along with methods of implementation. To register, visit

Oral History

Interested in starting an oral history project at your institution? Wondering what the best methods are for recording and preserving interviews? Join the experts from the Vermont Folklife Center and register for Oral History: Approaches, Technology, Preservation, and get hands-on experience with the interviewing process. In the afternoon, learn more about the digital preservation of oral history interviews and the best tools to use throughout the oral history project. To register, visit

Arrangement and Description of Electronic Records
​ [DAS] Workshop​

We’re also offering SAA’s [DAS] Arrangement and Description of Electronic Records, Part I #1633. Registration and information for this workshop can be found on SAA’s website at

For more information on NEA’s workshops,
visit ​the NEA website. All workshops will be held at By the Bay Hotel and Convention Center in Portland, Maine ​on March 31, 2016, from 9:00 a.m.- 5​:00 ​p.m. Call to reserve a room at the NEA special rate ($125/night): 800-345-5050 (reference the NEA Meeting).​ ​Register today to ensure your early bird rates

For any questions, contact NEA chair of the Education Committee, Stephanie Call (

For more information about the New England Archivists Spring 2016 Meeting (March 31-April 2), visit the NEA website.

See you in Portland!​

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