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Population Education has opened registration for its spring 2017 online professional development course for science and social studies educators (grades 6-12). The course runs from March 13 - May 12, 2017. Discover student-centered learning strategies that use contemporary issues and real-world data to examine the social and environmental impacts of human population growth.
 
Deadline: 
3/10/2017
The National World War II Museum in New Orleans is now accepting applications for its second annual Summer Teacher Institute. The 2017 institute will be led by renowned WWII scholar and New York Times bestselling author Donald L. Miller. It will focus on the European Theater of Operations during the war. The institute takes place in three phases, starting with an intensive week-long seminar in New Orleans (July 16-22, 2017), utilizing the vast resources of the Museum, including the expertise of educators, curators, and historians, to explore strategies for teaching about the war in Europe.
Deadline: 
2/01/2017
The 12th annual Summer Institute for Teachers, “Federal Trials and Great Debates in U.S. History,” sponsored by the American Bar Association in partnership with the Federal Judicial Center, is scheduled for June 25-30, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Designed especially for teachers of U.S. History, Government, Civics, and Law, the “Federal Trials and Great Debates” Summer Institute deepens participants’ knowledge of the federal judiciary and of the role the federal courts have played in key public controversies that have defined our constitutional and other legal rights.
Deadline: 
3/01/2017
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants support professional development programs in the humanities for school teachers and college and university faculty. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes may be as short as one week or as long as four weeks. Read about all of them at https://www.neh.gov/grants/education/summer-seminars-and-institutes.
Deadline for applying is March 1, 2017.

Here are examples of just a few (of many) NEH Summer Seminar:

Deadline: 
3/01/2017
Muslim American Identities, Past and Present: A 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar for K-12 School Teachers, will be held July 9-28, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Deadline: 
3/01/2017
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm EDT to October 26, 2016 - 8:00pm EDT
As the new school year gets into full swing, the Library of Congress will bring teachers and education experts from across the nation together in its second annual online conference for educators. This free two-day event, “Discover and Explore with Library of Congress Primary Sources,” will be held October 25-26, 2016, from 4-8 p.m. EDT and will be open to K-12 educators from across all teaching disciplines. Last year’s event brought together more than 1,500 participants for the sessions.
The National Humanities Center’s (NHC’s) work in education and outreach aims to lbuild a deeper understanding of best practices in teaching and learning in the K-16 classroom. Each week starting in October, the America in Class webinar series with will introduce a leading scholar to discuss and share insights on a compelling topic in the humanities. Supported with text recommendations and primary source collections, each session also identifies inquiry-based strategies for introducing these concepts to younger students.
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The American Psychological Association (APA) is pleased to announce the first-ever APA Summit on High School Psychology Education, which will take place July 9-14, 2017, at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the value, delivery, assessment, and reach of psychological science through the teaching of high school psychology. In a high school psychology course, students gain an understanding of the complexities and diversity of human thought and behavior. Enrollment numbers in high school psychology courses are strong and growing.
Deadline: 
12/05/2016
September 29, 2016 - 5:00pm EDT to November 3, 2016 - 9:45am EDT
“Designing C3 Inquiries with Library of Congress Political Cartoons” is a free, interactive online experience and a chance to earn 24 CEU hours. It will be held Thursdays September 29 through November 3. 2016, 5:00pm – 7:00pm ET.
Deadline: 
9/28/2016
August 25, 2016 to December 16, 2016
Earn professional development hours or university credit with Population Education, which is offering its first online professional development course for social studies and science educators of grades 6-12, to be held October 17, 2016 – December 16, 2016.
Deadline: 
10/17/2016

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