Monticello Hosts Public Summit on Power of Descendant Communities

Join Monticello on Saturday, June 18, at 9:30 a.m. ET for a special public summit: “Ascendant: The Power of Descendant Communities to Shape Our Stories, Places, and Future.” Held on Monticello’s iconic West Lawn, this program will bring descendants of Monticello’s enslaved community, thought leaders, writers, artists, and historians together in conversation about the importance Read More ⟶

Kennedy Institute Opens Bookings for Fall Programs

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is thrilled to announce that booking for fall programs is open and that larger groups are welcome. You can schedule a fall field trip that best suits the needs of your group, whether it is an in-person visit or a virtual field trip experience for Read More ⟶

Enroll in Gilder Lehrman Institute’s History School

History School is back for another fun summer of learning! This summer, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is offering five virtual courses for students in upper elementary, middle, and high school. High school students are welcome to enroll in our AP US History, AP Government and Politics, and World Wars courses. We are offering a Living Read More ⟶

Application for American Civic Education Teacher Awards Is Open

The Center for Civic Education, the Center on Representative Government at Indiana University and the National Education Association are pleased to co-sponsor the 2022 American Civic Education Teacher Awards (ACETA). The ACETA program honors outstanding K-12 civic education teachers who have demonstrated a special expertise in teaching about the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Congress, and Read More ⟶

Mount Vernon’s Student of the Year Award

Do you have a student who did a research paper on George Washington’s presidency? Created an artistic piece about his legacy of leadership? Produced a documentary about his military career? Referenced Washington in a speech while running for class office? If so, nominate them for Mount Vernon’s Student of the Year Award! This cash award Read More ⟶

Street Law Announces Spring SCOTUS in the Classroom Case

Street Law is excited to announce its Spring SCOTUS in the Classroom case: Kennedy v. Bremerton School District. This much anticipated case will decide whether a coach praying in public after a football game is protected by the Free Exercise Clause and Free Speech Clause or violates the Establishment Clause. Oral arguments in this case Read More ⟶

Constituting America Offers Free Presentations

Since its inception 12 years ago, Constituting America has made over 685 free interactive Constitution presentations to over 48,300 students in 27 states. Each class that schedules a presentation to occur before Saturday, September 17 (Constitution Day), will get free U.S. Constitutions for all the students in its school! Constituting America will present live or Read More ⟶

Enter Constituting America’s We the Future Contest

Constituting America’s We The Future Contest challenges students to create Constitution-themed works within categories such as best song, PSA, short film, STEM project, and essay. Teachers can win up to $2,000 for best Constitution-themed lesson plan, and $1,000 for sending in the most contest entries from their classes or school. We also offer teachers a Read More ⟶