Resources for Teaching Hispanic Heritage Month


Anti-Defamation League

Centro: The Center for Puerto Rican Studies

  • Puerto Ricans in Connecticut: 2010-2021 The Center for Puerto Rican Studies offers data dashboards on Puerto Ricans in Connecticut and throughout the country. Centro’s primary focus is to the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States.

The Hispanic Museum and Library

Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)

  • LANIC offers various resources to primary and secondary school teachers about Latin America’s economy, recreation, science, society, culture, and more. Based out of the University of Texas at Austin, this online database is designed to organize information effectively.

National Education Association

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month: The National Education Association celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with lessons, multimedia, activities, videos, and more for grades K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. This site also provides teaching strategies, classroom management, advice, and support.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month offers online exhibits, collections, and links to selected resources for teachers. This site is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

National Park Service

Suburban Stats

U.S. Census Bureau

  • U.S. Census Bureauprovides a wide range of statistics and facts on the Hispanic population in the United States.