Live Webinar: What is the History Leadership Institute? (October 2019)

Recorded On: 10/07/2019

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The History Leadership Institute (formerly “Developing History Leaders @SHA” and the “Seminar For Historical Administration”) is the best professional development opportunity for mid- and advanced-career professionals at history organizations of all types and sizes. Since 1959, HLI has provided people at all management levels the tools, ideas, and connections to enhance their ability to lead institutions and the field. Applications for a re-envisioned History Leadership Institute are due December 15, 2019. Interested applicants are invited to join Max van Balgooy, HLI Director, and John Marks, AASLH Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives, for an informational webinar about new updates to the program, application requirements, and scholarship opportunities. 


DATE: October 7, 2019

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


Max van Balgooy

Director, History Leadership Institute; President, Engaging Places LLC

Max A. van Balgooy is co-editor of Reimagining Historic House Museums: New Approaches and Proven Solutions, a new anthology of two dozen essays by leaders in the field, and director of the History Leadership Institute, which provides professional development for mid-career and advanced professionals working in history organizations. These experiences provide a rich source of ideas for Engaging Places LLC, where he blogs occasionally about the opportunities and challenges facing historic sites and house museums. 

John Marks

Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives, AASLH

John Marks is AASLH’s Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives. He manages several partnerships, initiatives, and programs, including guiding field-wide planning for the 250th anniversary of the United States, AASLH’s engagement with the History Relevance initiative, management of the History Leadership Institute, as well as other special projects. He also serves as managing editor of the AASLH book series, co-published with Rowman & Littlefield, and as editor of History News. He holds a PhD in history from Rice University and a BA from Lynchburg College. He is a native of New Jersey.


Live Webinar: What is the History Leadership Institute? (October 2019)
10/07/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
10/07/2019 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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