Gilder Lehrman Offers Free Summer PD Programs

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s Teacher Seminars offer K–12 educators the free opportunity to learn from the nation’s top American history professors and work in-depth with primary sources. This summer, we are pleased to offer educators the opportunity to sign up for multiple seminars. This is no application process: You can directly register Read More ⟶

C-SPAN’s Teacher Fellowship Program

C-SPAN will be offering its Teacher Fellowship Program virtually this summer. We are interested in finding middle and high school educators to work remotely with the C-SPAN Education Team to develop new and innovative ways of incorporating C-SPAN content into classrooms. C-SPAN will select up to 5 fellows. Each fellow will:
-Work remotely with the team from July 5 – July 30 to create new educational resources
-Develop content using C-SPAN programs that will be hosted on the C-SPAN Classroom or StudentCam websites
-Participate in C-SPAN’s Virtual Summer Educators’ Conferences (Dates to be determined.)
-Receive a stipend of $1,000 for their time, work, and participation in the program
Please complete the application and submit your resume to educate@c-span.org by Friday, May 7, 2021. Finalists will be notified by May 21, 2021, and will be asked to submit a one-page outline of a project they would like to develop and participate in a Zoom interview with C-SPAN’s Education team. Fellowship recipients will be notified by June 4, 2021. Read More ⟶

Roundup of 2021 Summer Programs for Teachers

Center for Civic Education The Center for Civic Education will be offering the Presidential Academy for teachers and the Congressional Academy for high-need students online from July 5 through July 23, 2021. In these free programs, teams of teachers and students will enjoy quality academic engagement with scholars, mentor teachers, and their peers from across Read More ⟶

Apply for the Civic Conversations Virtual Summer Institute

In community with other educators and expert non-profit partners, explore how community dialogue can be applied to civic issues in multidisciplinary classroom settings. In six half-day sessions with one-on-one coaching and support, you’ll develop a dialogue-based lesson plan for use in your classroom, learn how to create conditions for productive and community-building dialogue, practice your Read More ⟶

Apply for Mount Vernon’s Teacher Fellowships

Help Mount Vernon create timely and needed civic learning resources for classrooms nationwide as part of a cohort of five Teacher Fellows this summer. Fellows will work together, with Mount Vernon staff, to design a slate of inclusive resources for multiple grade levels and differentiated learning styles. Successful applicants will demonstrate their achievement in collaborative curriculum development and provide their ideas about activities that integrate George Washington’s biography, leadership, and complex legacies for today’s classroom. Fellows are each awarded a $3000 stipend and round-trip travel to and from Mount Vernon in July. Housing and breakfast will be provided. Deadline is March 22. Go here to learn more. Read More ⟶

Sign Up for Student Speech Webinar Series

Street Law is excited to announce a four-part webinar series on Tinker v. Des Moines and Mahanoy Area School District v. BL. The series includes both teacher- and student-facing webinars, and will feature guest speaker Mary Beth Tinker. The webinar series will launch March 10 and continue on March 17, March 24 and March 31. Go here to register. Read More ⟶

Register for the 2021 Share My Lesson Virtual Conference

Registration is open for Share My Lesson’s 2021 Virtual Conference on March 23-25. Access more than 40 free, for-credit webinars that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. Last year, our virtual conference came at just the right time as pre-K-12 teachers, school staff and parents were looking for support on how best to navigate online learning. This year, we have another remarkable lineup of webinars, including how best to reopen schools safely, support social and emotional recovery and learning recovery, strengthen a foundation of anti-bias education, increase civic engagement and incorporate trauma-sensitive practices. If you can’t make a webinar time, register anyway! We’ll automatically email you the on-demand link as soon as it’s available. The on-demand versions will be available in closed captioning in English and Spanish. Go here to register. Read More ⟶

Presidential and Congressional Academies for Teachers and Students

The Center for Civic Education will be offering the Presidential Academy for teachers and the Congressional Academy for high-need students online from July 5 through July 23, 2021. In these free programs, teams of teachers and students will enjoy quality academic engagement with scholars, mentor teachers, and their peers from across the country in the study of constitutional history and principles. This opportunity is for high school American history and civics teachers and high-need* high school students, preferably students going into the 11th or 12th grade this fall. In order to enhance collaboration and planning of joint civic engagement activities in the ensuing academic year, we ask that teachers and students from the same school or district apply in teams of one teacher and two students. Go here to learn more and apply. *”High-need” includes students from low-income families and ethnically or racially diverse students, among others. Read More ⟶

C-SPAN Classroom Professional Development

C-SPAN Classroom offers a variety of professional development opportunities for middle and high school educators. You can learn about our collection of free resources through online sessions, connect with us during our Summer Educators Conferences for a more in-depth exploration, or apply for the opportunity to collaborate with us to develop new educational materials as a C-SPAN Fellow. Details about our 2021 programs can be found on our website: C-SPAN Classroom Teacher Opportunities Read More ⟶