Academy for American Democracy (AAD) Application - Classes/Schools
Give your students a learning experience they'll never forget! Thanks to generous support, we are able to provide this program free of charge to schools. In order for your school to be considered for participation, please complete the below application thoroughly and thoughtfully.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. First come, first served!
At the end of the first section of the form, you will be asked to choose the format of your residency. The options are:
Online Residencies - 10 one-hour synchronous lessons taught on Zoom.
In-Person Residencies - lessons in our museum galleries and classrooms over 4 days, from 9:00am-2:00pm.
Outreach Residencies - our Educators come to your classroom to teach AAD lessons.
Hybrid Residencies - any combination of Online, In-Person and Outreach lessons.
Options that involve in-person lessons will follow all NYC and school Covid-19 safety policies.
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Which semester are you applying for:
NYC DOE School Number
Are you a Title I school?
Are you a Civics for All partner school?
I don't know
NYC DOE School District, if applicable:
N/A: NYC Private/Charter School
N/A: Non-NYC School
First and Last Name
Title / Position
I am authorized to apply for this opportunity on behalf of my school:
I will serve as the main contact person for program administration and coordination:
If not, first and last name of main contact:
Main Contact Email
Main Contact Phone Number
Principal First and Last Name
Principal Phone Number
Administrative Assistant First and Last Name
Administrative Assistant Email
Administrative Assistant Phone Number
Grade(s) of participating classes:
Total number of classes applying to the AAD:
Total number of students applying to the AAD:
Is there anything we should know about your students and their learning needs (any students with special needs or English language learners)?
Number of teachers interested in participating in the free Professional Learning Community (our series of 4 remote teacher workshops with historians and museum educators)
How did you hear about the AAD?
Civics for All Partner School
New-York Historical Society Advertisement
New-York Historical Society's History @ Home Lessons
Meeting / Conference
Word of Mouth
How would you like to participate in this program?
I'd like to do an Online Residency (entire program online, 10 sessions, flexible schedule)
I'd like to do an In-Person Residency (the entire program in-person at N-YHS, 4 weekdays, 9am-2pm)
I'd like to do an Outreach Residency (our Educators come to your classroom)
I'd like to do a Hybrid Residency (any combination of Online, In-Person or Outreach)
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