Dedicated to the understanding and teaching of America's factual and philosophical heritage
In support of Freedom, Unity, Progress, and Responsibility
“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free…, it expects what never was and never will be.” – Thomas Jefferson, American Founder and President
“Civilization is not inherited; it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew.” – Will and Ariel Durant, Historians
“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” – James Madison, American Founder
American Heritage Month
In 1993, AHEF partnered with Houston ISD to initiate and celebrate the first American Heritage Month (AHM), which is now celebrated in HISD every November. American Heritage Month supports the teaching and understanding of...
Seminars & Teacher Workshops
AHEF sponsors professional development teacher workshops and seminars on various topics of America's heritage for teachers, students, and the public. These sessions are offered in the greater Houston area...
The College Board's exams, like the SAT and AP exams, have uncommon influence on curriculum, but alternatives may be coming.
"Testing the Limits" by Warren Cole Smith, WORLD Magazine, September 5, 2015, posted August 21, 2015:
History Professor Dr. Wilfred M. McClay talks at Hillsdale College's Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies about history education and the civic role of education in the United States today. Imprimis, July/August 2015, v4 n7/8, Hillsdale...