CCC Gala Event feat. Nancy Proctor on “Museums & Learning in the Mobile Age”

This Thursday, May 26th, at 4pm, Cleveland State University and the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County are pleased to present the culminating gala event for our 3-year Teaching American History project, Constructing, Consuming and Conserving America. The featured speaker will be Nancy Proctor, Ph.D., Director of Mobile at the Smithsonian Institution, and founder of the Museum Mobile wiki. This event will also mark the formal launch of the Cleveland Historical mobile app (v. 2.0), and will include a multimedia poster demonstration (bring your mobile device with a QR code reader app installed), as well as presentations by some of the finest social studies teachers in Northeast Ohio.

This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments, snacks, and a cash bar will be provided.


Dr. Harry E. Eastridge Professional Development Center
5700 Canal Road, Valley View, Ohio 44125


Sue Coughlin
Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County
phone: (216) 901-4230

Media Inquiries:

Mark Tebeau, Ph.D.
Professor of History, Cleveland State University
Co-Director, CSU Center for Public History + Digital Humanities
Academic Director, CCC America

Teaching American History is a teacher education project funded by the United States Department of Education.

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Erin Bell (M.L.I.S.) is Project Coordinator and Technology Director at the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University and lead developer for Curatescape, a web and mobile app framework for publishing location-based humanities content. In addition to managing a variety of oral history, digital humanities and educational technology initiatives, he has spoken to audiences of librarians, scholars, and technologists on best practices in web development and publishing.