“Was James Madison Truly Father of the Constitution?”

Join the James Madison Memorial Foundation on July 1, 2022, for the 25th Annual James Madison Lecture, presented by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. The lecture will be presented live and virtually at 1 p.m. EDT at Marymount University’s Ballston Campus, 1000 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, Va. Read More ⟶

Provide Feedback on C-SPAN Classroom Resources

As we gear up for our annual summer refresh of resources and planning for next school year, we’d like your feedback! Please share your thoughts about C-SPAN’s educational resources and offerings. Your responses will help us to further tailor our resources for teachers and students. We thank you for your time and input, as a Read More ⟶

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 ⟶