Passed in April 2021, the Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act amended Illinois School Code, ensuring that every public elementary and high school student in Illinois learns about the contributions of Asian Americans to the economic, cultural, social, and political development of the United States.

Beginning with the 2022-23 school year, every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the events of Asian American history, including the history of Asian Americans in Illinois and the Midwest, as well as the contributions of Asian Americans toward advancing civil rights from the 19th century onward.

Free Professional Development Workshops for Illinois Educators

TEAACH workshops and implementation resources for Illinois teachers from Asian Americans Advancing Justice

TEAACH Online Micro-Credential Professional Development (OMPD) from U of I College of Education

Free Professional Development Workshops from the Asian American Education Project

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