Live Webinar: What is the AASLH Leadership in History Awards Program? (January 2023)

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Webinar Description 

Have you always wondered what the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) awards program is? Do you feel that your organization is too small to win a national award? AASLH knows that organizations across the country do amazing work in the field of state and local history and want to recognize your efforts. Join this free informational webinar to learn about the program and why you should apply, no matter what your budget size. Also get tips for how to put together an award-winning nomination.

Visit our Awards page to read more about AASLH Leadership in History awards and see profiles on previous award winning organizations.


DATE: January 11, 2023

TIME: 3:00 - 4:00 pm EASTERN (Remember to adjust for your time zone)


ACCESS: You will be provided with instructions on how to access the live event upon registration.

Recording and Captioning

We will record this event. Access the Recorded Webinar in the AASLH Resource Center after the event has passed. Registrants of this event receive complimentary access to the recording in their Dashboard.

Captioning is provided for the live event.

How to Register

Click here for instructions on how to register yourself or another user for this event.

Bethany Hawkins

AASLH Chief of Operations

Bethany Hawkins was named Chief of Operations for AASLH in April 2016. She joined AASLH in 2005 in the role of Program Manager working primarily with the association’s continuing education programs, annual meeting, awards program, and affinity groups. Before joining AASLH, she worked as Director of Marketing for the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville and was Executive Director of the Sam Davis Home and Museum in Smyrna, TN. A life-long Tennessee resident, Bethany has both a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Public History from Middle Tennessee State University.

Aja Bain

Senior Manager of Professional Development and Publications


Aja Bain is the Senior Manager of Professional Development and Publications at AASLH, where she oversees all of our professional development offerings and publications. She has been with AASLH since 2014 and holds a BA in American history and anthropology from Vanderbilt University and an MA in Public History from Middle Tennessee State University. Locally, Aja serves on the boards of the Inter-Museum Council of Nashville and Historic Nashville, Inc. Previous affiliations include the Kentucky Historical Society and Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

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If you have any questions, please contact AASLH Professional Development staff at or 615-320-3203.