Bethany Jay

Professional Details

Title Professor
Department History
Office Sullivan Building 102C
Phone 978.542.7349
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Recent and Upcoming Courses

EDC 226 Social Justice for Prek-8th Curriculum II
EDC 727 Secondary History Education 4+1 Pre-practicum II
EDC 773 Methods of Teaching History and the Social Sciences II
EDC 882P Student Teaching Practicum in History (8-12)
EDC 882PS Practicum Seminar in Teaching History
HST 204 U.s. History and Constitutional Government I
HST 216 History of the African American I
HST 311 Historical Heritage of the North Shore
HST 706 Institute: Preserving the Past: Enrichment of the Social Studies Curriculum
HST 825 African American History to 1865
HST 991 History Study and Travel Seminar
HST 994 Directed Study in Portfolio

Professional Biography

Bethany Jay earned her PhD in history from Boston College. Prior to coming to Salem State, Bethany was the academic director of several Teaching American History grants. Also trained as a nineteenth-century American historian, Bethany is completing her manuscript entitled Understanding and Teaching American Slavery, an edited collection of essays to provide content and strategies to teach this difficult subject. Bethany regularly teaches HST 702 Methods, Techniques, and Strategies for Teaching History in the graduate program.