Conferences/Workshops

NEH Institute Thomas Jefferson: Personality, Character and Public Life


The three-week NEH Institute Thomas Jefferson: Personality, Character and Public Life will take place at Boston University from July 8 to 26, 2013. The stipend for teachers is $2,700. Speakers include R. B. Bernstein, Peter Hatch, Joanne Freeman, Jan Lewis, and Peter Onuf.   --> read more »

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2013 Teacher Fellowship Program-- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


July 14–18, 2013
Applications due February 8, 2013.

The Museum Teacher Fellowship Program enables talented teachers to become leaders in Holocaust education, bringing the history and lessons of the Holocaust to new places and new audiences.

About the Program   --> read more »

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Oh Freedom! Online Conference: Teaching Civil Rights through Smithsonian Collections


Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Explore Civil Rights and Smithsonian collections with curators, experts, and educators in live presentations, demonstrations, and moderated forums. Join any of the live sessions and come back any time to view the archived conference at http://africanamericanart.si.edu/conference  --> read more »

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National History Day Resources at the Library of Congress


Thursdays, September 20 - October 25, 2012
5:00 to 7:00 pm   --> read more »

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Center for News Literacy’s Summer Institute


The Center for News Literacy’s Summer Institute for Teachers is now accepting applications!

Become a News Literacy Fellow this summer! Join this program for high school teachers to develop a course for their school districts.

We’re looking for Chicagoland teachers who teach critical thinking to the first generation that lives out loud on social media.   --> read more »

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National Forum on Character Education


The 19th National Forum on Character Education
Please join us for the National Forum on Character Education: Developing Leaders of Integrity. The Forum will be held in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 1-4, 2012. Come explore strategies and solutions that transform schools into schools of character.

Why Attend?   --> read more »

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Summer Institute at Rutgers University - Islam and the Muslim World


2012 Summer Institute for Teachers at Rutgers
Islam and the Muslim World

Where: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ

When: Monday, July 16 to Friday, July 20, 2012

Cost: $300   --> read more »

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Asia Days 2012 Professional Development Conference


June 2, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Intercultural Center (ICC), Suite 302
Georgetown University, 3700 NW Washington, D.C. 20057
Admission: FREE

Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown University.   --> read more »

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Engaging Students & Teachers: Integrating Primary Sources in K-16 Curricula


Engaging Students & Teachers: Integrating Primary Sources in K-16 Curricula
October 19-20, 2012
Covington, Kentucky   --> read more »

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Engaging Students & Teachers: Integrating Primary Sources in K-16 Curricula, October 19-20, 2012, Covington, KY


Mark your calendars for the 2012 Midwest Archives Conference Fall Symposium to be held October 19-20, 2012. The Symposium is titled “Engaging Students & Teachers: Integrating Primary Sources in K-16 Curricula,” and it will gather archivists and educators to learn and discuss methods for connecting students with primary sources.   --> read more »

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