Monday, December 5, 2011

Summer History Opportunity for Teachers!

Notice of this opportunity was received from Donna Smith of Ft. Davis.  If you are a teacher, check this out!

Thought you might spread the word to any teachers you know about this summertime opportunity provided by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York. The week-long seminars are held at universities around the country, and they welcome K-12 history, social studies, language arts, and English teachers. See and/or message below.

I was lucky enough to attend a seminar on Black History at Yale Univ. last summer because they allow National Park Service people who are certified teachers to attend; what I learned I plan to put to good use regarding the story of the Buffalo Soldiers. Teachers can even opt to get graduate credit for some of the seminars, if they so choose.

A great enrichment opportunity--I highly recommend it!


Join the Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School Program and receive priority for Teacher Seminars. Become an Affiliate by Dec. 31, 2011. Apply to the Affiliate School Program here.

Teacher Seminars in American History
for Summer 2012
Application Now Open
Deadline February 15, 2012

K-12 history, social studies, language arts, and English teachers are invited to apply to the 2012 Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars. Taught by renowned historians on college campuses in the US and the UK, these one-week interdisciplinary seminars give educators the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of topics in American history and literature—while gaining practical resources and strategies to take back to their classrooms.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2012 . Apply Now!

If you have any questions contact For a complete list of Gilder Lehrman’s 2012 Teacher Seminars, information about full and partial fellowships, graduate credit, and to apply online, visit:

Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars

NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture

Empire City: New York from 1877–2001
Kenneth T. Jackson and Karen Markoe
Columbia University
* This seminar requires a separate application. Apply.
** The deadline for this seminar is March 1, 2012.

We are delighted to present 40 seminars in 2012, including:
9/11 and American Memory
David W. Blight
at the National September 11
Memorial Museum, New York City
The Great Depression and World War II
David M. Kennedy at Stanford University

Immigration and American Life
Vicki Ruiz and Ana Rosas
at University of California, Irvine
The Era of George Washington
Gordon S. Wood
at George Washington's Mount Vernon

New Orleans Jazz and the American Public Sphere
Matt Sakakeeny
at Tulane University The American Civil War: Origins and Consequences
Gary W. Gallagher
at University of Virginia |

Gilder Lehrman Institute | 19 West 44th Street, Suite 500 | New York | NY | 10036

No comments:

Post a Comment