The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is proud to offer the Monticello Teacher Institute (MTI), an immersive professional development program that provides social studies teachers the opportunity to research and study at Monticello and the Jefferson Library in Charlottesville, Virginia. Participating teachers engage in: A collaborative environment, facilitated by group excursions, discussions with leading Jefferson scholars, and other focused workshops; research to bolster their historical understanding, build resources for their classrooms, and contribute to the resources available online at the Monticello Digital Classroom; tackling the complex and difficult history of Jefferson and Monticello, including race, slavery and freedom; sharing their experiences as ambassadors to their students and fellow educators through conversations about Jefferson’s ideas and the history of Monticello. Deadline is March 20. Go here to learn more.