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Pennsylvania Education Standards for Social Studies Education
All of the programs offered by the York County Heritage Trust conforms to the History Standards defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Follow these links to learn more about the state standards and how those tour programs address each of them.

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York College of Pennsylvania Curriculum and Lesson Plans
Thanks to a partnership between York College of Pennsylvania (YCP) and the Trust, education majors enrolled in the course "Seminar in Curriculum" are tasked with creating grade specific content, curriculum, and lesson plans that incorporated visits, outreach programs, hands-on activities or other concepts and themes related to the general history of York County as the whole, and the relation to the museums, historic sites, or collections of the Trust. The Trust is grateful for the commitment of York College of Pennsylvania and the dedicated students who have given their time and talents to enhance the educational resources and offerings of the York County Heritage Trust. 

Click here to access a pdf document that contains summaries of the lesson plans. To request a digital copy of a speciflc lesson plan, please contact the Education Department at 717-848-1587, extension 303.



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