Our partners provide many free opportunities for teacher professional development not only during the summer but also throughout the year. The programs range from webinars to in-person workshops to online courses. Some may be customized for you. You also can sign up for our partners’ newsletters, which will keep you up to date on the latest professional development opportunities, new resources, applications for teacher advisory councils, and more!

Bill of Rights Institute
Check out its calendar of seminars and events around the country

Center for Civic Education
Free, self-paced online courses featuring videos with noted scholars

C-SPAN Classroom
A varity of teacher opportunities, from online sessions to fellowships

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship
In-person workshops and webinars available on request as well as four online, self-paced courses

George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Digital PD, regional workshops, fellowships, and residential programs

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
K-12 teacher seminars; self-paced, graduate-level online courses; customized in-person training at schools

Indiana University Center on Representative Government
Free civics webinars and workshops offered around the country

Library of Congress
Free primary-source based professional development

National Archives and Records Administration
Document-based webinars and workshops online and in-person; workshops at presidential libraries

National Constitution Center
Online workshops and Saturday teacher seminars

National History Day
Webinars, YouTube Live videos, teacher workshops

New-York Historical Society
Workshops and custom professional learning

Street Law
Civic engagement seminars; New Perspectives deliberation training; custom professional development

Explore themes in American history and self-government through the study of original historical documents in programs offered online, on our campus, and at sites around the country.