scarboroughBeth Scarborough serves as the President of the Georgia Council of History Education (GCHE), and draws upon her experience in the elementary classroom and as one of the National Council for History Education’s (NCHE) Master Classroom Teacher presenters to provide teachers with high-quality professional development in partnership with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). These professional development workshops emphasize the importance of combining scholarship, historical thinking, and hands-on, investigative pedagogy. She also works to help elementary teachers create ‘content-rich’ classrooms in which students are exposed to history while making the subject exciting and interactive. Her elementary school honored her as the Teacher of the Year in 2003. She has worked with the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History as a Master Classroom Teacher and the Center for Civic Education as a Mentor Teacher. In addition to her work with GCHE, she currently sits on the Board of Directors for NCHE.