Mike Federspiel specializes in history education. His related experience includes eighteen years as a middle- and high-school history teacher and sixteen years as a K–12 social studies administrator and curriculum specialist. He serves on numerous Michigan Department of Education social studies committees including those related to the MEAP test. Currently he also is a steering committee member for the new Social Studies Michigan Merit Exam. From 1997–2002 he worked for the Library of Congress as a trainer helping teachers design lessons using electronic primary documents. Additionally he participated in a NEH grant that developed “Picturing Modern America,” a website teaching teachers how to use documents with students. In 2003 he was recognized as a Transatlantic Fellow by Germany’s Goethe Institut and in 1999 he received the Michigan Council for the Social Studies “Outstanding Social Studies Educator Award.”

Office: Powers 117
Phone: (989) 774–2437
Email: feder1mr@cmich.edu
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