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2022 Summer Professional Development Opportunities in Social Studies
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This document was compiled by the Council of State Social Studies Supervisors as a way to communicate the wealth of professional development opportunities available to social studies educators. A special thanks to all of the organizations who helped contribute to this work and to the many organizations who are offering high quality social studies professional development for social studies teachers across the country. Many of the opportunities below are offered free or low cost, but some opportunities do have a cost. When opportunities are highlighted in yellow, it means there are not yet 2022 updates for that particular program. The document will be updated through the spring of 2022. Please email Stefanie Wager at stefanie.rosenbergwager@gmail.com with any questions, comments, or to add programs to this list.
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Title of Professional DevelopmentSponsorDescriptionLink to Organization Website for Additional Information and/or Application MaterialsDate(s) of Professional DevelopmentApplication DeadlineContact Name for QuestionsEmail Contact for QuestionsAdditional Information
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Albert H. Small Normandy InstituteAlbert H. Small Normandy InstituteThe Albert H. Small Normandy Institute will take fifteen student-teacher teams on the learning experience of a lifetime. The Institute is an intensive program to learn about the D-Day Campaign of 1944 and the sacrifices made by young Americans to defeat tyranny. Members of the Institute will begin studying World War II and the Normandy Campaign in January by reading materials provided by the Institute and participating in online discussions of those materials supervised by Institute staff from The George Washington University. From late June to early July 2022, Institute members will travel to the campus of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., for a series of lectures and activities to deepen their understanding of elements of the conflict. Finally, the students and teachers will participate in a “staff-ride” (army-speak for a participatory educational tour led by GW professors) of many of the sites that played a role in the Normandy Campaign in France. Each student will be called upon to present a briefing concerning some element of the campaign at the appropriate site. For instance, a student giving a presentation on the Atlantic Wall will give their presentation inside one of the surviving German bunkers at Longues-Sur-Mer!. As a capstone to the Institute, each team will select a member of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the Normandy Campaign and gave his or her life in the effort to liberate France, to prevent the spread of the fascist tyranny imposed by Nazi Germany, and to preserve our liberty. Each team will then, with assistance from the Institute staff, learn about that service member’s life and write a biography of that soldier. The culmination of our Staff Ride will be an opportunity for the student member of each team to present a eulogy for their hometown hero while standing by his graveside in the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer.https://www.ahsnormandyinstitute.com/Late June 2022- Early July 2022December 1, 2021admin@ahsnormandyinstitute.com
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American Bar Association/FJC Summer Institute for Teachers: Federal Trials and Great Debates in U.S. HistoryAmerican Bar AssociationThe Federal Judicial Center is the research and education agency of the judicial branch of the United States Government. The Center supports the efficient, effective administration of justice and judicial independence. Its status as a separate agency within the judicial branch, its specific missions, and its specialized expertise enable it to pursue and encourage critical and careful examination of ways to improve judicial administration. The Center has no policy-making or enforcement authority; its role is to provide accurate, objective information and education and to encourage thorough and candid analysis of policies, practices, and procedures.https://abateacherportal.org/programs/summer-teacher-pd/federal-judicial-center-summer-teachers-institute//June 26-July 1, 2022March 4, 2022Catherine Hawkecatherine.Hawke@americanbar.org
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American Battlefield Trust National Teacher InstituteAmerican Battlefield TrustOur annual National Teacher Institute brings together educators from all over the world. This three-and-a-half-day event includes breakout sessions, workshops, lectures, and tours from some of the leading experts in the history and education fields.

Educators will be immersed in a friendly, fun, and engaging learning environment, where they will be able to network with other educators, learn more about the historical topics that they teach in their classroom while acquiring new and innovative teaching methods. Our National Teacher Institute is more than just methodology, it's about making you a better, more well-rounded educator. We hope that you will leave the Institute with a better understanding of your subject matter, a passion for history education, and lifelong friendships.

This event is free but does require a $100, refundable, deposit placed to reserve your spot. At the conclusion of the event, educators can apply for continuing education credits, provided by the American Battlefield Trust, and can request a refund of their deposit if they attend the event.
https://www.battlefields.org/events/national-teacher-institute-2022July 21-24, 2022
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American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati 2022 Master Teacher SeminarAmerican Revolution InstituteThe American Revolution Institute Master Teachers Seminar is a week-long residential program for teachers focusing on the achievements and legacy of the American Revolution. The Master Teachers Seminar is held each summer at Anderson House, the headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati, located in Washington, D.C. The seminar includes a series of morning lectures and discussions about teaching the Revolution, followed by afternoon sessions working with the rich resources in the American Revolution Institute’s library and museum collections to develop lesson plans on specific aspects of the American Revolution. The best of those lessons—credited to their authors—are published on the American Revolution Institute website for other teachers to use. Application is competitive. Teachers selected to participate in the seminar will receive a stipend for travel to and from Washington, D.C. Meals and lodging are provided at Anderson House. Additionally, each participant will receive a letter documenting sixty hours of professional development.https://www.americanrevolutioninstitute.org/professional-development/master-teachers-seminar/July 10-17,2022February 22, 2022Stacia Smithssmith@societyofthecincinnati.org
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APA Psychology Summit for High School TeachersAmerican Psychological Associationhttps://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/topss/clark-university-workshop2022 dates not yet announcedEmily Leary Chesneseleary@apa.org
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Army Heritage CenterArmy Heritage Center Foundationhttps://www.armyheritage.org/programs/education/2022 dates not yet announced
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Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for EducatorsUnitd States Holocaust Memorial MuseumDuring the conference, Museum educators and scholars share rationales, strategies, and approaches for teaching about the Holocaust. Participants have the opportunity to network with other educators, hear from Holocaust survivors, and explore the Museum’s full range of resources. Those who complete the conference receive educational materials from the Museum.
https://www.ushmm.org/educators/professional-events-and-resources/belfer-educators-conferenceJune 27-29, 2022Chelsea Halling-Nyebelferconference@ushmm.org
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Avenues for Change
The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights
Cultivating Social Responsibility: Lessons from the Holocaust and the Rich Soil of the California’s Central Valley will focus on the social role of resistance in its many forms. Educators will leave the seminar with resources to develop curriculum around the Holocaust and to extend that learning to issues that directly affect the lives of their students. By connecting past to present, knowledge gained from Holocaust studies will lead participants to consider how Japanese Internment, the Armenian Genocide, and the Farmworkers’ movement continue to impact life in central California. Our goal is for students to recognize discrimination’s common threads, including policy that serves to limit or even paralyze the “other.”

Throughout the week, reading and writing activities will allow participants, and later their students, to process information gained from local speakers as we strive to minimize the distance between the concepts of “us” and the “other.” As educators gain tools to help their students recognize discrimination and effect change, education becomes a form of resistance when needed, and an act of advocacy, always.

Sponsored by TOLI: The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights.
https://www.avenuesforchange.com/professional-developmentJuly 25-29, 2022
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Beyond the Supply ChainUT AustinThis year, Hemispheres is partnering once again with The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit journalism organization dedicated to supporting in-depth engagement with under-reported global affairs. Sessions with the Pulitzer Center will emphasize under-reported issues and under-represented perspectives and guide us on how our students can find, evaluate and make connections to multiple voices and experiences within global news stories. Participants in this interactive Institute will be given ample time for discussion and will work on developing media-related curriculum resources. https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/hemispheres/events/hemispheres-summer-institute-2022-beyond-the-supply-chain-globalization-and-human-rights?fbclid=IwAR3w4QVIsgFJVSquG7KhXMJZ0hMnMuvr16XbRrbc9sQ7M6zZqKulaSVlvPIJune 13-17, 2022
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Brussels Study TourUniversity of Pittsburgh European Studies TourWith the generous support of a Getting to Know Europe grant from the EU Delegation to the U.S., and in cooperation with the Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina and the European and Eurasian Studies Program at Florida International University, each summer the University of Pittsburgh's European Studies Center plans a week-long study tour to Brussels, Belgium, for educators to learn about the European Union. With funding from GTKE as well as the Center's National Resource Centers grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the ESC will provide funds to support summer study tours of Brussels for K-12 educators, and faculty teaching at community colleges or minority serving institutions (Title III- or Title V-eligible institutions). This study tour will provide you with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and experiences to further your understanding of Europe and the European Union. The travel dates include a visit to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/esc/outreach/educators/professional-development/brusselsJune 19-26, 2022January 10, 2022
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C-SPAN's Summer Educators' ConferenceC-SPANhttps://www.c-span.org/classroom/opportunities/2022 dates not yet announcedPam McGorryeducate@c-span.org
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C-SPAN's Teacher Fellowship ProgramC-SPANC-SPAN's Fellowship program is designed for middle and high school educators who are familiar with C-SPAN’s programs and can demonstrate innovative methods of incorporating these programs into the classroom.

This year C-SPAN will select up to 5 fellows to collaborate with the Education Relations team to develop new teaching materials.

Each selected C-SPAN Fellow will:

Work remotely with the team from July 5 – July 29 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 $1,000.00 for their time, work, and participation in the program
https://www.c-span.org/classroom/opportunities/VariousMay 6, 2022Pam McGorryeducate@c-span.org
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C3 Teachers Summer InstituteC3 TeachersSponsored by C3 Teachers and National Council for the Social Studies, the IDM Summer Institute is back! This is our 8th year helping teachers learn about inquiry-based teaching and learning in general and the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) and designing inquiries in particular. The institute will be conducted online this year. And, we are sure it will be an experience worth your time!

After another challenging year, we are reminded of the power of inquiry. The pandemic continued, as did the struggle for racial justice, and this year we faced challenges to democracy at home and abroad. With all of this political and social uncertainty—we are all asking questions about our history, how we can make sense of our world today, and who we want to be going forward. Our students need the tools of inquiry, and they need us to help them build the competence and confidence to ask and answer the questions now before us.

We have worked with thousands of teachers and have published hundreds of inquiries online. With more and more states adopting new standards featuring the C3 Framework and inquiry, the need for designing inquiry learning experiences in social studies is greater than ever. In addition to an opportunity to learn about and use the Inquiry Design Model, we will explore the who, what, why, and how of inquiry-based instruction through our Making Inquiry Possible project, featuring teachers working together to build an inquiry culture. For all this and more, join our C3 Teachers community online in July at the 2022 IDM Institute!
https://www.socialstudies.org/professional-learning/2022-idm-summer-institute?utm_campaign=TSSP&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=204026612&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8R7sLiFh0ijXon1dLQO99PMBBXywON80p5QzyyiY-yD4LgaLXJCJJu5y0wa39U2RRTC9ZnRUI-SvZ7ZCfxF-WrtZVlTRKk5Z73qzIwEh6cYimezY0&utm_content=204026612&utm_source=hs_emailJuly 11-12, 2022
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Centropa Seminar 20th Century European History, Holocaust and Civil Society in the Global Classroom. Centropahttp://www.centropa.org/2022 dates not yet announcedLauren Granitegranite@centropa.org
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Civil War Trust Teacher InstituteCivil War TrustOur annual National Teacher Institute brings together educators from all over the world. This three-and-a-half-day event includes breakout sessions, workshops, lectures, and tours from some of the leading experts in the history and education fields. Educators will be immersed in a friendly, fun, and engaging learning environment, where they will be able to network with other educators, learn more about the historical topics that they teach in their classroom while acquiring new and innovative teaching methods. Our National Teacher Institute is more than just methodology, it's about making you a better, more well-rounded educator. We hope that you will leave the Institute with a better understanding of your subject matter, a passion for history education, and lifelong friendships. This event is free but does require a $100, refundable, deposit placed to reserve your spot. At the conclusion of the event, educators can apply for continuing education credits, provided by the American Battlefield Trust.https://www.battlefields.org/events/national-teacher-institute-2022July 21-24, 2022teacherinstitute@battlefields.org
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Civil War Trust Virtual Teacher InstituteCivil War TrustTheme: Login and Learn. Our 2022 Virtual Teacher Institute is the can't miss online educator event of the summer. The event brings together educators from all over the world, and over four days, provides interactive sessions headed by engaging and leading experts in the history and education fields.https://www.battlefields.org/events/national-teacher-institute-2019July 11-14, 2022teacherinstitute@civilwar.org
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Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute
Week-long Sessions
Colonial WilliamsburgDuring immersive six-day sessions and three-day themed seminars on location in Williamsburg, participants engage in an interdisciplinary approach to teaching social studies with American history as the focus. Teachers have the opportunity to exchange ideas with historians, interact with character interpreters, participate in simulations and demonstrations and work collaboratively with Colonial Williamsburg staff and Master Teachers to explore primary sources, interactive teaching techniques, and instructional approaches to bring history to life in the classroom. Registration can be done by self-payment or through our scholarship program. https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/learn/on-site-opportunities/teacher-institute/teacher-institute-programs/?#weekVariousteacherdevelopment@cwf.org
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Common GroundNEH/SUNY CortlandTeachers spend an unforgettable two weeks in New York City and at the great camps of the Adirondacks . Led by State University of New York (SUNY-Cortland) historians Kevin Sheets and Randi Storch, Common Ground offers a comparative residential experience where participants pursue parallel thematic tracks in New York City and the Adirondacks. Selected participants receive a $2,200 stipend to offset the cost of travel, lodging and meals.https://www2.cortland.edu/common-groundJuly 11-23, 2022March 1, 2022Gonda Gebhardt, Project Coordinator gonda.gebhardt@cortland.eduCommon Ground has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Constitutional Scholars InstituteRendell CenterThroughout American history, the Bill of Rights has been the epicenter for the major judicial and political battles concerning the Constitutional rights of individuals versus the exercise of governmental power. Gaining a deeper, scholarly understanding of The Bill of Rights – its history and where it is headed – is essential for educating your students.

Join educational colleagues from across the United States in this virtual institute as we examine how the Bill of Rights have evolved and expanded over time. Our 2022 Virtual Institute will study how the Founders’ original vision of these rights as limitations on the new federal government was extended to limiting state powers using the Fourteenth Amendment. We’ll also look at how, in doing so, the Supreme Court’s power to change the nature of our daily life expanded greatly.
https://rendellcenter.org/2022-summer-institute/July 24-29, 2022Beth Speckerbspecker@rendellcenter.org
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Courting LibertyNEH/Georgia State UniversityThis institute will gather 25 teacher participants who will work on the subject of slavery and equality under the Constitution. You will hear talks, participate in discussions, and visit historic sites. During the institute, you will develop a lesson plan to bring these important subjects to your own students.http://sites.gsu.edu/nehcourtingliberty/July 11-22, 2021
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Dar al Islam Teacher InstituteDar al Islam The Dar al Islam Teachers' Institutes have been held at our famous facilities in Abiquiu, New Mexico since 1994. Our goal is to enable educators to teach about Islam with greater confidence. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the basic tenets of Islam, and see firsthand how Islam works in the daily lives of the program’s Muslim faculty and staff.http://daralislam.org/programs/education/teachers-institutes.aspxJune 19-July 2, 2022April 30, 2022Tariq ShafiInstituteDirector(at)daralislam.org
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Department of State Teacher InstituteDepartment of StateThe National Museum of American Diplomacy Summer 2022 Teacher Workshop: Preparing Students for College, Career, and Civic Life with Diplomacy Skills will immerse teachers in the work of the U.S. Department of State and the skills of diplomacy. Teachers will:

Interact with State Department subject matter experts and diplomats to discuss the skills and tools they use in their work at home and abroad to address pressing global issues;
Participate in a NMAD Diplomacy Simulation and training to facilitate simulations with students;
Explore NMAD exhibits, resources, and collections to enhance classroom instruction; and
Create plans to incorporate American diplomatic history and practice into their curriculum and guide their students to use the skills of diplomacy in their own lives.Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6Bp2mDfFKL8Kw8z-EUTU3FmITehvac6BRRc6YfEiVzUMT4Q/viewform
https://diplomacy.state.gov/education/Summer 2022March 31, 2022
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Dig Field Schoolhttps://www.burkemuseum.org/education/educators-and-schools/dig-field-school?fbclid=IwAR047v9E4I8tJIWS5R5tCLyWZP8o8zvhw7tD0Xi3x4lYZ7zvccGRzSkOprY
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East Asia Summer Institute for Middle School TeachersStanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural EducationIn an effort to infuse Asian studies in the social studies and language arts curricula, the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), in cooperation with the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), is offering a professional development summer institute for high school teachers at Stanford University. Over the course of three days, this summer institute will highlight the geography, cultures, politics, economics, history, and literature of East Asia, including a special focus on U.S.–Asia relations, the Asian diaspora in the United States, and the diversity of the Asian-American experience.SPICE/NCTA East Asia Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers: https://spice.fsi.stanford.edu/fellowships/ncta_for_middle_school_teachers
SPICE/NCTA East Asia Summer Institute for High School Teachers: https://spice.fsi.stanford.edu/fellowships/ncta_for_high_school_teachers
July 25-28, 2022Jonas Edmanjcedman@stanford.edu
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Echoes & Reflections PD OpportunitiesEchoes and ReflectionsEchoes & Reflections is a partnership between the USC-Shoah Foundation, ADL and Yad Vashem. We are committed to partnering with educators to foster confidence and amplify the skills needed to teach about the Holocaust in a comprehensive and meaningful way. We’ve curated the following programs and materials to help initiate important discussions and support students understand this complex history. Participate in our selection of professional learning programs to enhance your Holocaust education skills. Topics include: Teaching the Holocaust, Connecting Past to Present: The Refugee Crisis; Teaching with Night, Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism; Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy; The Holocaust as a Case Study and Choices Matter: Complicity and Action During the Holocaust. https://echoesandreflections.org/prepare/All Summer: Weekly Webinars & Programs, Monthly CoursesSee site.jgoss@adl.orgLive PD and Online Courses require pre-registration; Webinars can be registered anytime
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Economics Episodes in Civics and American Government Economics WisconsinBe the first to attend a workshop on this just released new book intended to help infuse the economic way of thinking into a civics and government class! Textbook authors Scott Niederjohn, Mark Schug and Signè Thomas. Chapters include content on the economics of the Constitution and Supreme Court as well as a look at the role of the Congress and Executive Branch in the economy. Fiscal policy, monetary policy, the Federal Reserve, and trade agreements are covered and much more.https://ewwcee.org/events7/12/2022 and others
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Economics for LeadersFoundation for Teaching EconomicsThe Economics for Leaders Program provides teachers with an invigorating professional development opportunitiy. Participants leave the program with lesson plans of simulations and activities, and in-depth economics content instruction. Participants receive lodging, most meals, and program materials. https://www.fte.org/teachers/teacher-programs/sites-and-dates/Various
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Economics Episodes in Civics and American Government
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Ford's Theatre Civil War WashingtonFord's TheatreThe city of Washington was a complex, gritty, unfinished and precarious place during the Civil War. In this institute, connect with peers to illuminate new perspectives and under-told stories, explore historic sites and collect a wealth of resources. Gain tools to help students grapple with histories whose legacies matter today.https://www.fords.org/for-teachers/programs/civil-war-washington/June 19-24, 2022: Online Institute
July 10-15, 2022: In-Person Institute
Jake Flackeducation@fords.org
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Ford's Theatre- Set in Stone: Civil War Memory, Monuments and MythsFord's TheatreOur monument landscape is changing. Examine how people have sculpted the narrative of United States History through monuments and memorials in our nation’s capital. Investigate how the legacies of the Civil War and Reconstruction - slavery, freedom, race and power - shape public memory. Activate a national professional learning network of fellow teachers and museum educators. Gain tools to help students grapple with histories whose legacies matter today, and to inspire civic engagement.https://www.fords.org/for-teachers/programs/set-in-stone/July 17-22, 2022Jake Flackeducation@fords.org
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Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions WorkshopForeign Policy AssociationThe FPA is proud to announce that the 14th annual Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute is now accepting applications from teachers across North America.

If you apply today, you will have the opportunity to join a top-tier group of fellow educators for one week of intensive international affairs workshops with policy makers and experts in New York City.

Participants will receive travel stipends and free hotel accommodation during the institute, as well as visit such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Federal Reserve, and the United Nations.

If you or educators you know are looking for a way to integrate new techniques, materials, and perspectives into the classroom, do not pass up this opportunity to join the Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute!
https://www.fpa.org/features/index.cfm?act=feature&announcement_id=146June 27-July 1, 2022March 11, 2022teachers@fpa.org
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Fort Ticonderoga InstituteFort TiconderogaThe Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute features lecture-based discussions with visiting scholars, experiential and immersive opportunities related to the French & Indian War and American Revolution, behind-the-scenes opportunities, document, and artifact analysis using the Fort Ticonderoga Collection, as well as classroom applications. Participants take part in activities revolving around artifacts and documents in Fort Ticonderoga’s renowned collections linked to Historical Thinking practices, the C3 Framework, and applicable state learning standards.https://www.fortticonderoga.org/learn-and-explore/educators/professional-development/teacher-institute/?fbclid=IwAR3Xqek221dcFyztcqNVCVbwYLCKxUTXwJ7ThH2UUefRsiJiBYj6CH83kJoJuly 10-15, 2022March 15, 2022Rich Strumrstrum@fort-ticonderoga.org
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Founders Foreign Policy FellowshipCommon Sense SocietyThe Founders’ Foreign Policy Fellowship is a five-day-long intensive series of seminars that examine the distinctive moral and political principles of U.S. statecraft as understood by its Founders.

Intended for recent college graduates and early-to-mid career professionals with an interest in foreign policy broadly understood, its purpose is to provide participants with an understanding of what the Founding Fathers envisioned as the role of America in the world and to connect that timeless vision to the contemporary national security, commercial, and human rights policy issues we face today.
https://www.commonsensesociety.org/fellowships/?fbclid=IwAR1Q2vxMZxzpbtu5T2oOU4qnj0moPYBPd6t8sxvjAPA3L4BOB_zIxD0RKUkJune 5-9, 2022
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Freedoms Foundation Summer InstitutesFreedoms FoundationFreedoms Foundation has been offering critically acclaimed teacher summer courses for more than 50 years. Nearly 14,000 educators, librarians, resource and special education teachers from around the world have participated in our programs with nationally recognized scholars who provide engaging, entertaining and interactive lectures. All programs are accredited through LaSalle University.https://www.freedomsfoundation.org/teachers/2022-programs/Variousgrad@ffvf.org
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Friends of the National World War II Memorial Teachers ConferenceFriends of the National World War II MemorialThe conference will feature presentations by fellow educators and other experts in the area of WWII history, a panel discussion with WWII veterans, tours of sites of WWII significance, and a remembrance ceremony at the WWII Memorial. Each participant who participates in the full conference will receive a certificate for 26 continuing education hours. http://www.wwiimemorialfriends.org/teachers-conference/July 18-22, 2022Brianna Jordanbjordan@wwiimemorialfriends.org
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Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Research Program for U.S. TeachersIREX, US Department of StateThe Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Semester Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DA) provides an opportunity for K–12 educators from the United States to take part in a three- to six-month professional development experience abroad. Participants will pursue individual inquiry projects, take courses at a host university, and collaborate with colleagues on best educational practices.https://www.irex.org/project/fulbright-distinguished-awards-teaching-semester-research-program-us-teachersVarious
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Fulbright Hays Study AbroadUS Department of EducationThe Group Projects Abroad Program is now accepting applications for FY 2022 short-term (short-term seminars, curriculum development teams, and group research or study projects) and long-term projects (advanced overseas intensive language projects). Applicants may apply between November 12, 2021 and January 11, 2022. Note: This is for organizations to apply to fund teacher programs. https://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsgpa/applicant.html?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=VariousJanuary 11, 2022GPA@ed.gov
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Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program IREX, US Department of StateFulbright TGC is a year-long professional development opportunity for U.S. elementary, middle, and high school teachers to develop skills for preparing students for a competitive global economy. Fulbright TGC equips teachers to bring an international perspective to their schools through targeted training, experience abroad, and global collaboration.www.irex.org/fulbright-tgcYear-long program. Starts in the fall and the final component ends in the Summer of the following year.Applications will open this fall/winter. Applications will close in March.fulbrighttgc@irex.org
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GenEd Teacher Fellowship ProgramThe Genocide Education ProjectGenEd, in partnership with the Armenian Genocide Museum and Institute (AGMI) in Yerevan, Armenia, will host the initial phase of the GenEd Teacher Fellowship Program at AGMI’s museum and conference facilities, July 9-17, 2022. The partnership combines GenEd’s expertise in training social studies and English language arts educators with AGMI’s unique role in Armenian Genocide remembrance and research.https://genocideeducation.org/teacher-fellowship-program/July 9-17, 2022January 9, 2022
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George Washington Teacher Institute Mount VernonMount VernonThe George Washington Teacher Institute Summer Residential Program is a 5-day immersive professional development experience designed to support K-12 educators who teach about the life, leadership, and legacies of George Washington and the 18th-century world in which he lived.

Our format, with a different thematic focus each program, allows you to explore an 18th-century subject that is most relevant to your classroom.

Learn from experts in history and education about teaching George Washington and the 18th-century world he lived in.
Experience how place (even digitally!) can provide new insight into the 18th century.
Tackle topics that matter the most to you, from government to slavery to leadership.
Select from six different themes that fit your classroom curriculum and schedule.
Connect with Institute alumni and other teacher participants from across the country.
Collaborate with other dynamic educators to find new ways to bring these lessons to life in your classroom.
https://www.mountvernon.org/education/for-teachers/teaching-institutes-professional-development/summer-residential-programs/VariousEducation Staffgwti@mountvernon.org
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Gilder Lehrman Teacher SeminarsGilder Lehrman The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History offers high value Teacher Seminars for K-12 educators. These weeklong seminars offer teachers daily programs with America’s leading historians and hands-on work with primary sources. In the summer of 2022, 21 different week-long virtual courses will be offered on a wide variety of topics and eras. Registration will open in mid-February. https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-and-events/teacher-seminarsVarious between June 20th - August 10, 2022 seminars@gilderlehrman.org
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Gilder Lehrman Teacher SymposiumGilder Lehrman The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce our return to large-scale, in-person programming with our upcoming special event, the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College. In July 2022, teachers from across the United States will be able to learn, network, and grow together as they work closely with renowned scholars in various fields of American history.

This Symposium will take place Saturday, July 9 through Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. We will be offering eight different courses that run concurrently during the Symposium, led by prominent scholars.
https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-and-events/gilder-lehrman-teacher-symposiumJuly 9-12, 2022
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Global Explorations for EducatorsGlobal Explorations for Educators (GEEO)Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that runs travel programs designed and discounted for teachers. With GEEO, educators earn professional development credit and optional graduate credit while seeing the world. GEEO's trips are 7 to 23 days in length and are designed and discounted to be interesting and affordable for teachers. In addition to amazing tour leaders, many of the programs are accompanied by university faculty that are experts on the destination. GEEO also provides teachers educational materials and the structure to help them bring their experiences into the classroom. The trips are open to all nationalities of K-12 and university educators, administrators, retired educators, as well as educators’ guests. The deposit is $350 for each program and then the final payment is due 60 days before departure. GEEO is offering the following travel programs for 2020: Iceland, Morocco, Egypt, Qatar and Oman, Galápagos Islands, Chile and Argentina, W-Trek, Colombia, Spain, Jordan, Ethiopia, Bhutan, Portugal, Camino de Santiago, Japan, Paris to Rome, Central Europe, Vietnam and Cambodia, Multi-Stan, Peru, Southern Africa, Maldives, Bolivia, Balkans, Budapest to Bulgaria, Bangkok to Hanoi, Armenia and Georgia, Ireland, Greece, Baltics, New Zealand, and India and Nepal.https://geeo.org/Winter, Spring and Summer programs are available30 days before departure of each individual programCindy Beechertravel@geeo.orgGrants are available on select programs.
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Grosvenor Teacher Fellow ProgramNational GeographicThe Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship (GTF) is a professional development opportunity for pre-k–12 educators made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and the National Geographic Society. An annual competitive application process is used to select educators and host them aboard Lindblad Expeditions’ voyages for a life-changing, field-based experience. These exemplary educators complete a series of deliverables that enable them to transfer their onboard experience into new ways to teach students and engage colleagues. Through this experience, they bring new geographic awareness into their learning environments and communities. Fellows also take on a two-year leadership commitment to support educators with National Geographic. Throughout their commitment, Fellows may be asked to conduct webinars, participate in meetups, and serve as a mentor to other educators. The program is named in honor of Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Chairman Emeritus National Geographic Society in recognition of his decades-long work supporting pre-K–12 teachers and promoting geography education across the U.S. and Canada.https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/professional-development/grosvenor-teacher-fellows/VariesApplications open in the fallgtfprogram@ngs.org
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John F. Kennedy Library Summer InstitutesJohn F. Kennedy Presidential LibraryJoin us for an intensive ten-day program of thought-provoking lectures and discussions led by distinguished scholars and practitioners. The American Studies Summer Institute, an annual program co-sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Boston American Studies Department and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, offers educators and graduate students the opportunity to explore in depth a rich topic with contemporary resonance drawn from American social, cultural and political history.https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/teachers/professional-development/american-studies-summer-instituteJuly 11-22, 2022 (weekdays)Nina Tischnina.tisch@nara.gov
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Keizai Koho Japan Study TourKeizai KohoThe 2022 KKC Fellowship Program will be held online unless the COVID-19 situation improves drastically by the end of March, 2022.

Keizai Koho Center (KKC), in cooperation with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS), will offer the “KKC Study Tour to Japan 2022” for U.S. and Canadian social studies eachers.

Since 1980, more than 700 social studies teachers have taken part in the “KKC Study Tour to Japan”. The project aims to deepen participants’ understanding of Japan and contribute to international mutual understanding across the Pacific. Their experiences and findings in Japan have significant value to their students, who will build future ties with Japan..
https://en.kkc.or.jp/programs/stj/fellowships_2022/June 15-30, 2022Katsuko Shellhammerkkcfellowship@us-japan.org
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LBJ Presidential Library Educator InstitutesLBJ Presidential LibraryDuring this five-day institute, we will explore significant topics related to President Johnson's political career, as well as the lasting impact and legacy of the legislation passed during his presidency. Through lectures and conversations with experts in the field, educators will dive into Great Society programs such as civil rights, immigration, education, and the environment, in addition to examining matters in American foreign policy including escalation of the Vietnam War, Cold War tensions, and the Six Day War.http://www.lbjlibrary.org/events/lbj-presidential-library-educator-institute2022 dates not yet announcededucation@lbjlibrary.org
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Library of Congress Summer Teacher InstituteLibrary of CongressApply now to join us onsite at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. for a 2 ½ day free professional development workshop, where you’ll learn and practice strategies for using primary sources with K-12 students. Three sessions will be offered this summer.https://blogs.loc.gov/teachers/2022/03/apply-now-summer-2022-professional-development-at-the-library-of-congress/?loclr=eatlcbJuly 6-8
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Making Argumentative Writing Engaging in History and English Classrooms​ or Using Simulations to Teach Critical Thinking and Leadership​Educators for Social ChangeEngage students’ analytical thinking skills, as well as their imagination, by incorporating argumentative writing into history and literature courses. At U4SC, we have two projects called Readers 4 Social Change and Historians 4 Social Change that allow students to place themselves inside historical moments and fictional stories and write editorial-style articles from the perspective of someone living in that context. Students will learn how to find and analyze primary sources, develop strong thesis statements and persuasive arguments, respond to counterarguments, and think and write from an alternative perspective. This workshop will focus on the basics of a strong op-ed and connecting the skill to history and literature curricula. When teachers use these projects in their classroom, we will post their articles on our site. https://educators4sc.org/summer-pd-2022/VariousN/Ateam@united4sc.org
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Medal of Honor Teacher InstitutesMedal of Honor FoundationWe are thrilled to announce that we have several in-person Medal of Honor Character Development Program workshops scheduled for Summer 2022! These workshops will give you the opportunity to learn more about our program and how to incorporate our lessons into your classroom.

We will be hosting events for middle and high school educators in Tennessee, Kansas, Illinois, Colorado, Wisconsin, and Georgia throughout June and July and would love for you to join us. Check out our workshop schedule below and sign up today.
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Mikva Challenge Summer InstituteMikva ChallengeWe are excited to once again provide an opportunity for educators to dive deep into high-quality Action Civics curriculum and inspiring professional development. Our annual Action Civics Summer Institute will return this July. Participants will explore ways to improve school culture and develop students’ academic and social-emotional skills. And, for the first time since 2019, it will be in person!

Our 2022 Summer Institute will take place July 14-15, 2022, in Chicago, IL, and feature workshops that center building strong teaching practices around our cornerstone programs. A detailed schedule and venue information will be available soon.
https://mikvachallenge.org/teacher-resources/mikva-action-civics-summer-institute/July 14-15, 2022
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Monticello Teacher Institute and Barringer Research FellowshipMonticelloA summer fellowship open to all K-12 classroom teachers, the teacher institute is an immersive week-long professional development program providing the opportunity to learn from scholars, do independent reserach, and create new classroom resources. www.monticello.org/barringerJuly 10-15, 2022education@moniticello.org
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Montpelier Teacher SeminarsMontpelierThe Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution offers immersive, residential seminars for professionals throughout the calendar year. Seminar participants engage in interactive lectures and discussions with leading constitutional experts, as well draw inspiration from peers and explore the Montpelier house and grounds. Through essential questions and thought-provoking readings, participants discuss the theoretical foundations of the Constitution in the context of modern-day constitutional challenges.https://www.montpelier.org/learn/seminars2022 dates not yet announced
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Mount Vernon Teacher FellowshipMount VernonThe Life Guard Teacher Fellowship Program began in 2013 to support the creation of classroom materials and teacher resources about the life, legacy, and leadership of George Washington. The Reese Fellowship Program began in 2017 to support increasing student engagement with 18th-century sources by connecting high school students with print and handwritten primary sources. Fellows work closely with the staff at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington as they research and produce work to be distributed to a national audience.https://www.mountvernon.org/education/for-teachers/teaching-institutes-professional-development/teacher-fellowship-program/July 17-August 7, 2022February 28, 2022Zerah Jakubzjakub@mountvernon.org
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Museum of the American Revolution Teacher InstitutesMuseum of the American RevolutionJoin a small group of educators from across the country in exploring the complicated experiences of people of African descent during the American Revolution. African-descended men, women and children - some free and the vast majority enslaved - made up approximately one-fifth of the population of the British American colonies on the eve of the American Revolution. Who were these people and what did their lives look like in the mid-18th Century? How did the American Revolution provide opportunities and challenges as they sought freedom and/or better opportunities in life? How did their needs and wants align with those of Loyalists, Revolutionaries, and the many people in between? How did they practice agency in the midst of the chaos of war? And how did they fare once the war was over and an independent nation began to rise?https://www.amrevmuseum.org/education/students-and-teachers/summer-teacher-institutes2022 dates not yet announcededucation@amrevmuseum.org
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Museum of Tolerance Teacher WorkshopsMuseum of ToleranceProfessional Development for pre-k - 12th grade educators. http://www.museumoftolerance.com/for-professionals/programs-workshops/free-professional-development-for-educators/open-enrollment-institutes/June 13-14, 2022Gabriela Bohmeducators@museumoftolerance.com
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National Constitution Center Summer Educator InstitutesNational Constitution Center In July 2022, the National Constitution Center will host two virtual three-day workshops and two in-person weeklong institutes. All programs are open to educators working with grades 5 – 12 at public, charter, independent, parochial, and other schools. They are free to attend, but successful applications are required. Funding is available to cover a significant portion of travel and lodging expenses for the in-person weeklong institutes. https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/professional-development-category/educator-institutesVariousFebruary 25, 2022
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National Education Association Global Learning FellowshipNational Education AssociationThrough the NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship, public school educators develop the knowledge and skills to integrate global competency into their daily classroom instruction, advocate for global competency in their schools and districts, and help students to thrive in our increasingly interconnected world. Fellows transform their classrooms to give students a global perspective. NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows participate in a 12-month professional development program that includes in-person workshops, online coursework, webinars by leading experts, peer learning, and an international field study experience. The NEA Foundation partners with EF Educational Tours, a global leader in international education, to design transformative field study experiences for the Fellows.https://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/global-learning-fellowship/Various
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National Museum of the American Indian Teacher InstitutesNational Museum of the American IndianThe goal of this institute is to equip teachers with critical concepts and skills, more complete and nuanced content, and engaging inquiry-based pedagogy that will support a transformation in their teaching and learning about Native Americans. Attendees will engage with museum exhibits, expert speakers, and NMAI’s classroom resources.https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360/educators.cshtml2022 dates not yet announcedNMAI-NK360-TI@si.edu
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National Portrait Gallery's Learning to Look Summer Teacher InstituteNational Portrait GalleryDue to the ongoing pandemic, the National Portrait Gallery will not hold the Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute in 2022. The Portrait Gallery will once again partner with other Smithsonian museums to host the virtual Smithsonian Summer Sessions June 27-30, 2022. More details and how to register coming soon.

Integrating portraiture into the classroom provides exciting opportunities to connect students with history, biography, visual art, and many other subjects. The National Portrait Gallery collection presents the wonderful diversity of individuals who have left—and are leaving—their mark on our country and our culture. The museum portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.

The Summer Teacher Institute will take a broad look at the Portrait Gallery's collection. During the institute, the museum's curators and historians will provide in-gallery content lectures, introducing the collection. Utilizing an interactive approach, NPG educators will model a variety of "learning to look" strategies—unique ways to hook and engage students when they look closely at portraits. Participants will learn how to "read" portraiture and use the artworks as a springboard into a more in-depth discussion about biography and history. Teachers in grades kindergarten-12 may apply as individuals or as part of a team. Priority will be given to social studies, English/language arts, and visual arts teachers.
https://npg.si.edu/teacher-workshops/learning-look-summer-teacher-instituteJune 27-30, 2022npgeducation@si.edu
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National Resource Centers Teacher InstitutesNational Resource CentersLinks to lots of other opportunities offered through National Resource Centers. Link is organized around regions of the world. Many workshops offer travel stipends. Note: Some dates are not updated.https://orias.berkeley.edu/professional-development/national-resource-centers2022 dates not yet announced
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Nau Civil War Center Summer Teacher SeminarUniversity of Virginia John L. Nau III Center for Civil War HistoryThe John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History invites applications for its first annual Summer Teacher Seminar, “The American Civil War: Origins & Consequences.” This in-person seminar, open to middle school and high school teachers, will take place from June 18-24, 2022, at the University of Virginia. Led by award-winning historian Gary W. Gallagher, participants will analyze the centrality of slavery, the often-blurry relationship between battlefront and home front, the questions left unresolved by the conflict, and the ways Americans have contested the war’s memory By examining 19th-century texts, visiting historic sites, and engaging in classroom discussions, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the conflict that claimed 750,000 lives, led to the freedom of 4,000,000 enslaved African Americans, and continues to resonate in American society today. All participants will receive free lodging, seminar materials, breakfast and lunch, and a stipend to help cover their travel expenses. Applications are due by March 1, 2022, and applicants will be notified of their status by March 31.https://naucenter.as.virginia.edu/announcing-2022-nau-civil-war-center-summer-teacher-seminarJune 18-24, 2022March 1, 2022Brian C. Neumann at bcn3xu@virginia.edu or Caroline E. Janney at cej4b@virginia.edu.Brian C. Neumann at bcn3xu@virginia.edu or Caroline E. Janney at cej4b@virginia.edu.
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NCHE 2022 Technology's Impact on American History ColloquiaNational Council for History Education (NCHE)K-12 teachers attending this 3-day colloquium at Kennedy Space Center will learn about the role of innovation in American history since the Cold War era Space Race to the race to space now by a new generation of entrepreneurs and inventors. An NCHE team including a historian and education specialist will model strategies for using primary sources to engage students, build historical thinking skills, and construct knowledge. Explore Kennedy Space Center and learn to use resources from the Library of Congress collections in your classroom. Create a lesson for your students with the guidance of the NCHE team. Teachers receive a $500 stipend and a one-year membership in the National Council for History Education. Continental breakfast and lunch provided.https://ncheteach.org/NCHE-ColloquiaJanuary 14-16, 2022Laura Wakefieldlaura@nche.net
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NCTA Summer Institute: Considering Early Modern East Asia through Maritime HistoryNational Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA)From the 14th to 19th centuries, the sea closely linked countries of East Asia through economic, diplomatic, and cultural exchange and war. This residential institute focuses on regional history through lenses of sea-based transborder peoples, institutions, and practices and reconsiders encounters and conflicts with European powers.https://www.colorado.edu/ptea/sites/default/files/attached-files/si2022app.pdfJuly 11-15, 2022Catherine Ishidacatherine.ishida@colorado.edu
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NEH Summer Seminars & InstitutesNational Endowement for the HumanitiesThe National Endowment for the Humanities offers summer seminars and institutes on a variety of humanities topics. They range from one to four weeks in duration, and all offer stipends to help defray travel and living expenses. https://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programsVarioussem-inst@neh.gov
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New York Times Teaching ProjectNew York TimesThe New York Times Teaching Project will begin with a three-day institute in New York City in July 2020, through which participants will get an insider’s view of The Times, explore dozens of ways to use the paper across the curriculum, and begin to create their own curriculum project that fits the needs of their students and schools. The program will continue through the 2020-21 school year as participants continue to work on their curriculum projects, collaborate virtually, share ideas with their individual school communities and have opportunities to work with the Learning Network community as a whole.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/13/learning/new-york-times-teaching-project.html2022 dates not yet postedLNFeedback@nytimes.com
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News Lit CampsNews Literacy ProjectNewsLitCamp offers educators a first-hand introduction to news literacy, along with tools and resources you can use in your classrooms and the opportunity to connect directly with journalists in your communities. In these day-long professional development sessions, teachers and librarians at middle schools and high schools visit a local news outlet for training with journalists from that newsroom and NLP staff. https://newslit.org/educators/newslitcamp/2022 dates not yet posted
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Next Gen Personal Finance Summer FincampsNext Gen Personal FinanceOur one-day FinCamps reached over 2,500 educators in all fifty states this school year. Teachers rate the FinCamps a 9.8 out of 10 and consistently call it the best PD they have ever attended which is why we have even more planned. FinCamps and FinCamp PLUS are provided at NO COST to participants. We update the workshop sessions every year, so repeat FinCampers are welcome!https://www.ngpf.org/fincamps/2022 dates not yet posted
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Olga Lengel Holocaust InstituteThe Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) for Holocaust Studies and Human RightsOur next in-person eleven-day summer seminar in NYC will take place in July 2022. Applications for this seminar will open in November. Middle school, high school, and college educators are encouraged to apply for the program, which encourages participants to think creatively and collaboratively about how they teach the Holocaust, genocide, and social justice. Participants become adept at dealing with difficult material and discover how writing, dialogue, and inquiry can help motivate students toward social action.https://www.toli.us/sponsored-programs/summer-seminar/July 2022info@tolinstitute.org
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Perspectives on WWII in the Pacific TheaterIntrepid MuseumA diverse cross-section of Americans participated in waging the Pacific War, on the battlefield and on the home front. Yet too many stories are still underrepresented. Perspectives on World War II in the Pacific Theater examines this war experience through multiple and diverse narratives and perspectives, offering teachers a chance to develop a classroom practice which explores a full, layered and accurate history in a way which challenges and engages their students.https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/neh-instituteJuly 18-29, 2022March 1, 2022
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Qatar Foundation Summer InstituteQatar FoundationIn partnership with Duke University’s Middle East Studies and Islamic Studies Centers, QFI holds an annual summer institute for U.S. primary and secondary school teachers that explores different themes about the Middle East. During the five-day institute, teachers deepen their understanding of both the historic and modern Middle East. Participants learn from scholars and community experts, study authentic texts, and participate in experiential learning activities. You have the opportunity to learn from the other teachers attending, who are selected from different communities and grade levels across a variety of disciplines. Throughout the institute, teachers work in groups or individually to develop curriculum or materials for classroom use. Specialists on the Middle East are available to help participants link content learned with pedagogical practice, and gain resources and teaching strategies to engage students in developing new perspectives of the region. Expenses are covered for participants.https://www.qfi.org2022 dates not yet announcedculture@qfi.org
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Reframing Lincoln SymposiumGilder Lehrman The Reframing Lincoln: Myth, Memory, and Changing Narratives Symposium will allow up to 25 K–12 teachers to participate in a weeklong professional development event on-site at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The Symposium will focus on how to study Lincoln as a myth, a man, and a President. It will explore Lincoln’s beliefs and actions on issues ranging from emancipation, to Black citizenship and equality, to civil liberties in America. Attention will be given not only to Lincoln as a politician, but Lincoln as a person, unraveling simplified narratives to unveil a figure in his full complexity.
https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-and-events/reframing-lincoln-symposiumJuly 24-29, 2022April 1, 2022
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Roma & Sam Kaltman Institute on Teaching the HolocaustThe Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center, located in Cincinnati's historic Union TerminalWhat does effective Holocaust education look like at the secondary level? Spend a week learning from renowned Holocaust scholars, collaborating with fellow educators, and creating your own unit rationale. Whether you have a week to teach the Holocaust, or an entire semester, the Institute gives you curricular resources that meld historical content with the vital literacy skills students need to succeed.https://www.holocaustandhumanity.org/hse/June 20-24, 2022Lauren Karaslkaras@cincyhhc.org
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Speak Up Speak Out Teacher TrainingAnnette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, University of Texas at AustinSpeak Up Speak Out is an innovative civic education program designed to teach third grade through high school students about their communities and equip them with the tools to make a difference. Professional development opportunities for educators interested in Speak Up Speak Out are offered each summer. These six-hour trainings enhance educators' instructional practices in implementing action civics through student-driven research, action, and reflection. As part of the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin, Speak Up Speak Out is a certified educational provider (TEA 902-579) and CPE credit is eligible with district approval.https://straussinstitute.moody.utexas.edu/k-12/speak-up-speak-outAustin - Thursday 6/23
San Antonio - Tuesday 6/28 (TBC)
Dallas - Tuesday 7/12
Houston – Tuesday 7/19
May 16, 2022speakupspeakout@austin.utexas.edudirect link to training sign up: https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e9UNNi38Sx0uQQd
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Sphere SummitCato InstituteThe Cato Institute and the Sphere Education Initiative are excited to announce the return of Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together for the Summer of 2022! Sphere Summit is a full‐scholarship professional development program for grades 5–12 educators and administrators and will be held in-person in Washington, DC. This summer we are offering two Summits. The first will be held on July 10–14 for grades 5–12 educators and administrators. The second will be held on July 24–28, and will be exclusively for those teaching AP, IB, or similar advanced subjects and alumni of a previous Sphere Summit. Both Summits will have full in-person attendance.https://register.cato.org/sphereapplications2022July 10-14, 2022, July 24-28, 2022events@cato.org
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St. John's College Summer Teacher InstituteSt. John's CollegeThe St. John’s College Teachers Institute provides a convenient way for educators to continue to learn and grow. Every year, our Teachers Institute provides opportunities for educators to read great books, experience the collaborative discussion-based learning at St. John’s, and exchange ideas with a network of educators who value the life of the mind as much as you. Both our on-campus and online programs are made possible by the St. John’s Graduate Institute and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The support from the National Endowment for the Humanities comes in the form of their We the People program, which is designed to encourage and enhance the teaching, study, and understanding of American history, culture, and democratic principles.

https://www.sjc.edu/annapolis/programs/summer-teachers-instituteVarious, February 5, 2022, April 23, 2022,
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Stanford History Education Group (SHEG)StanfordSeveral workshops will be offered ranging from historical thinking with younger students to assessing historical thinking. https://sheg.stanford.edu/eventsVarious
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Stanford Professional LearningStanford Center to Support Excellence in TeachingIn community with teaching colleagues, academics, and expert practitioners, these content specific courses deepen teachers' understandings of both subject matter and high leverage pedagogical strategies grounded in instructional equity.https://cset.stanford.edu/pd/content-deepening-coursesVarious
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Stony the Road We Trod... Exploring Alabama's Civil Rights LegacyAlabama Humanities AllianceThe Alabama Humanities Alliance invites K-12 educators from across the country to participate in this NEH Summer Institute for teachers. Returning in 2022, selected teachers will take part in an interactive field study on Alabama’s role in the modern civil rights movement. Educators selected to take part in this immersive experience will:

Participate in conversations with scholars
Interact with iconic leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement
Travel to key sites of memory, as well as sites dedicated to the preservation of civil rights history statewide, in Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery, and Tuskegee
Review archival film footage and other primary source documents as they develop curricular projects
Receive copies of all books used (see bibliography)
https://www.stonytheroad.org/July 10-30, 2022March 1, 2022
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Street Law Supreme Court Summer InstituteStreet LawThis teacher professional development institute brings a select group of high school social studies teachers to Washington, DC, for an immersive six days of educational activities related to teaching about the U.S. Supreme Court.https://www.streetlaw.org/programs/scsiJune 9-14, 2022 OR June 23-28, 2022March 1, 2022
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Summer Institute for Climate Change EducationClimate GenerationJoin us for a three-day conference on climate change education built by educators and climate change professionals from across North America! Gain the skills, tools, and resources to teach climate change in all subject areas.https://www.climategen.org/our-core-programs/climate-change-education/professional-development/summer-institute/July 18-19, 2022
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Summer Institute for Global EducatorsUniversity of Pittsburgh The free online Summer Institute for Global Educators, with the support of the Longview Foundation and the National Resource Center Program of the U.S. Department of Education, will allow in-service and pre-service secondary educators in all subject areas to develop courses and lesson plans with enhanced global and regional studies content. Educators from Title I schools are especially encouraged to apply. Online synchronous and asynchronous sessions will include the use of film and media, simulations, games, and technology to enhance global learning and teaching. Pitt College in High School (CHS) teachers will have the opportunity to meet with CHS staff on foregrounding global issues while meeting University and district requirements. Participating Pennsylvania teachers can apply for Act 48 credits.https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/schoolsandcommunity/summer-institute-global-educatorsJuly 18-22, 2022
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Summer Institute of Civic StudiesTisch Collegehttps://tischcollege.tufts.edu/civic-studies/summer-institute2022 dates not yet announcedPeter Levinepeter.levine@tufts.edu.
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Teachers for Global ClassroomsIREX, US Department of StateThe Teachers for Global Classrooms (TGC) program is another fully funded U.S. government-funded program. Chosen teachers do an online international education program in the fall, attend a seminar with international teachers in winter, and then go overseas for 2 weeks (to a developing country of your choice, at a time of your choice). https://www.irex.org/project/fulbright-teachers-global-classrooms-program-fulbright-tgcVariousfulbrighttgc@irex.org
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TeachingAmericanHistory.org ColloquiaTeachingAmericanHistory.orgWith the support of our donors, Teaching American History is proud to continue offering free multi-day colloquia for social studies teachers. These residential programs allow teachers of American history and government to explore the themes of liberty and responsibility throughout America’s history and constitutional tradition.
https://teachingamericanhistory.org/programs/colloquia/2022 dates not yet announcedinfo@teachingamericanhistory.org
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Teaching about Racial Slavey and Its LegaciesChoices at Brown UniversityThe purpose of this two-day, interactive workshop is to introduce community college educators to the Choices Program’s curricular resources for teaching about racial slavery and its legacies, and to provide specific ways to incorporate these materials into your courses.https://www.choices.edu/event/teaching-about-racial-slavery-and-its-legacies-with-the-choices-programs-history-materials/June 23-24, 2022Mimi Stephensmaureen_stephens@brown.edu
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The Choices ProgramChoices at Brown UniversityChoices offers introductory workshops and webinars to assist educators in implementing Choices materials in their classrooms.https://www.choices.edu/professional-development/VariousMimi Stephensmaureen_stephens@brown.edu
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The Rural Exerience in AmericaNCHEK-12 teachers will learn to use primary sources from the Library of Congress's collection in their classrooms. Sign up to participate in the asynchronous online modules beginning December 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022. Then, participate in three synchronous Saturday professional development sessions in the spring. Finally, participants will travel to the University of Oklahoma for a two-day learning experience in July 2022. Stipends are available to defray travel costs. https://files.ctctusercontent.com/49c9430c001/176ce15c-e62f-4cf3-8ecb-f56829b93c2c.pdf?rdr=trueBegins December 1 and concludes in July 2022Regina Holland regina@nche.net
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TOLI Satelite ProgramsThe Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) for Holocaust Studies and Human Rightshe Satellite Seminar Program brings the TOLI educational model to teachers across the United States. Begun in 2011, these five-day seminars are designed to provide a collaborative and safe environment in which teachers can explore the difficult subject of the Holocaust and other genocides. While each Satellite focuses on local issues of social injustice, their overall goal is the same: for teachers to leave with strategies, materials, and ideas for use in their own classrooms. One long-term goal is for teachers to become advocates for social change and to return to their classrooms with action plans that will enable them and their students to have a positive impact on their communities. You can view the agenda for an example program at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hU60Yc3lpe8jxuMldmmzP7LPeu47Uqps/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=108912614604388027747&rtpof=true&sd=true. https://www.toli.us/sponsored-programs/satellite-programs-3/Various
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Transatlantic Outreach ProgramGoethe InstitutThe Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP) organizes professional development study tours for over 100 social studies and STEM educators each year, allowing them to experience contemporary Germany in person. Study tour fellowships are fully-funded. Each TOP study tour is two weeks long and is designed to provide a comprehensive, 360-degree perspective of contemporary Germany.www.goethe.de/topstudytours2022 dates not yet announcedJenny Windell, Program Managertop@goethe.de
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Uncovering an Alternative Historical NarrativeThe University of Wisconsin-ParksideThe University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been awarded a grant to offer local high school students and teachers an opportunity to earn FREE COLLEGE CREDITS by studying diverse cultural contributions to US History. This program will be offered every July in (2019), 2021, and 2022. The courses will explore the historical narratives of groups that have experienced and participated in the making of history, but whose narratives have been mediated, appropriated, or erased. Each year of the project will focus on an alternative narrative of groups that have experienced history, and in that experience, have participated in the making of history. The first year of the program will focus on the Native American Narrative, the second on the Hispanic American Narrative, and the third and final year on the African American Narrative.https://www.uwp.edu/learn/colleges/socialsciencesprofessionalstudies/alternativehistoricalnarrative.cfmJuly 2022None listedLorene Bakkilauah@uwp.edu
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Fellowship ProgramUnited States Holocaust Memorial MuseumEach year, the Museum selects up to 20 educators—from grades 7 through 12—as new Museum Teacher Fellows. These educators must show evidence of extensive knowledge of Holocaust history, successful teaching experience, and participation in community and professional organizations. Preference is given to applicants who have attended the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators, the Museum's foundational teacher education program. Fellows participate in the Pines, Sarna, Statfeld Summer Institute for the Museum Teacher Fellowship Program held at the Museum in Washington, DC. This five-day, all-expenses-paid institute is designed to immerse Fellows in advanced historical and pedagogical issues. Following the institute, they are expected to create and implement an outreach project in their schools, communities, or professional organizations. In July of the following year, they attend a follow-up program at the Museum to assess their efforts and to continue their study of the Holocaust with Museum staff and noted speakers.https://www.ushmm.org/teach/opportunities-for-educators/museum-teacher-fellowship-program2022 dates not yet announcedKim Blevins-Rellevakblevinsrelleva@ushmm.org
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Upstander Academy- Using Human Rights and Genocide Education to Encourage UpstandersUpstander ProjectThe Upstander Project and the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut are proud to present the Upstander Academy, an inquiry-based professional development opportunity for secondary educators with a focus on genocide and human rights education to foster upstanding and address complex historical and current issues. The Academy is six days and is based at the University of Connecticut-Storrs.https://upstanderproject.org/academy/July 31-August 5, 2022doddcenter@uconn.edu
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USS Midway Museum Institute for TeachersUSS Midway MuseumThe USS Midway Institute for Teachers is a collaboration and partnership between the USS Midway Museum and other institutions, and features faculty speakers from such prominent universities as the University of California, San Diego, George Washington University, and Columbia University, among others. Our seminar programs are uniquely held aboard the iconic Cold War and Vietnam War aircraft carrier USS Midway. The programs are specifically designed for teachers of history and social studies to learn about the Cold War, the wars in Korea and Vietnam, and World War II in the Pacific, and to incorporate that knowledge, including a variety of perspectives, into their classroom lessons. Presentations by expert lecturers, university historians, veterans and other individuals who experienced the events of the era, plus field trips to San Diego museums and the immersive atmosphere of studying aboard the USS Midway, combine to create an incomparable and unparalleled professional development experience.https://www.midway.org/education/teacher-programs/midway-institute-for-teachers/2022 dates not yet announcedJohn Burnsburns@midway.org
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Victims of Communism National Seminar for High School EducatorsVictims of Communism Memorial Foundationhttps://teachers.victimsofcommunism.org/July 17-23, 2022Dani Urankardani.urankar@victimsofcommunism.org
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We the People Presidential AcademyCenter for Civic EducationThe Center for Civic Education has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a five-year series of Presidential Academies for teachers. In the summers of 2019–2023, both Academies will include a two-week institute in conjunction with exemplary scholars and mentor teachers. Participants will be immersed in the study of constitutional history and principleshttp://www.civiced.org/academies2022 dates not yet announcedJohn Halehale@civiced.org
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White House Historical Association Teacher InstituteWhite House Historical AssociationThe 2022 Teacher Institute offers two ways to participate: the in-person Institute is a five-day immersive teacher professional development program in Washington, D.C hosted by the White House Historical Association. The in-person Institute features discussions with historians, local site visits, inquiry-based learning activities, special speakers, exclusive access to resources, and networking with fellow educators from across the country. The virtual Teacher Institute offers greater capacity and accessibility and by participating, educators will hear from special speakers, gain access to exclusive resources, and participate in interactive sessions with colleagues from across the nation.https://www.whitehousehistory.org/rubenstein-center/k-12-education-resources-and-programs/professional-development-programs/white-house-history-teacher-institute?fbclid=IwAR2G0RleR79XJMnCpoSWce6SexVWbNuoiEsJuNt4feK9sRaHC0rIDChvBUkDue to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, current accepted participants from 2020 have been deferred to 2022. Educators accepted in 2020 will attend the in-person Institute either July 11-15 or July 18-22. New, 2022 accepted applicants will attend the in-person Institute during the week of July 25-29. The virtual Teacher Institute will be held via Zoom on August 1-5. Applications for the in-person program are due by Sunday, February 27 at 11:59pm EST. Registration for the virtual Teacher Institute must be completed by Monday, July 25 at 11:59pm EST to confirm participation.Whitney Hayneeducation@whha.org