Author Archives: Elizabeth Elliott

About Elizabeth Elliott

Elizabeth provides support for the program and executive staff at the AHA, including assistance with projects, prizes and fellowships, committees, and ongoing operational work. In addition, Elizabeth produces content for the AHA Today blog, including the AHA Member Spotlight feature. She received a BA in history from Gettysburg College in 2013, with special interests in poetry and Civil War Era studies.

Session of the Week: Common Core

The Common Core State Standards Initiative seeks to establish consistent educational standards that ensure high school graduates are prepared for college or the workforce. In regards to the subject of history, Common Core skills emphasize mastery over analysis and writing