Teaching Slavery in Washington’s World Symposium

The George Washington Teacher Institute is excited to announce our online Teaching Slavery in Washington’s World Symposium. This program will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the complexities of 18th-century slavery and share best practices for teaching this difficult subject. The program is free for current K-12 educators, but registration is required. Recordings Read More ⟶

Apply Now for Street Law’s 2021 Summer Institute

This teacher professional development institute brings a select group of high school social studies teachers to Washington, D.C., for an immersive six days of educational activities related to teaching about the U.S. Supreme Court. The Institute is co-sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society. The application period for the 2021 Supreme Court Summer Institute opened October 5, 2020. The deadline is March 15, 2021. Learn more here. Read More ⟶

Apply for a James Madison Graduate Fellowship

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per Read More ⟶

National Constitution Center’s Online PD Workshops

The National Constitution Center offers free, online teacher workshops via Zoom. Two formats are available: open-source webinars and on-demand workshops requested by schools, districts, or other educational agencies. All online workshops introduce the Center’s framework for constitutional literacy education and highlight a range of free, online resources and classroom application strategies to support your teaching Read More ⟶

Join the Constitution Center’s Teacher Advisory Council

The National Constitution Center is looking for members of the classroom education field to join our Teacher Advisory Council as an NCCed Adviser and help us to promote constitutional literacy. NCCed Advisers are active and engaged educational professionals who support, promote and represent the National Constitution Center with outreach and professional development opportunities. NCCed Advisers Read More ⟶