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Check out ALL of the various awards and grants offered by NCSS. Apply yourself, or nominate a colleague.
Visit https://www.socialstudies.org/getinvolved/awards.
Deadline: 
5/31/2018
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Calling all full-time teachers! The Teacher Advisory Council is a 14-member board that supports the Education Department of the National Humanities Center for a one-year term of service. Chosen to represent multiple disciplines in the humanities, these teacher leaders accept an active role in the development, evaluation, and promotion of NHC materials and projects. The Education Department at the National Humanities Center works to provide leadership, training,

Deadline: 
5/11/2018
While Cycle 1 for the 2018 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-term Program application has closed, two opportunities in Brazil and Spain are still accepting applications in Cycle 2! 
If you are a U.S. . . .
  • Primary and/or secondary classroom teacher
• Guidance counselor
• Curriculum specialist
• Curriculum head
• Talented and Gifted coordinator
• Special Education coordinator
• Media specialist/librarian
• Other types of educators eligible
Deadline: 
5/30/2018
While Cycle 1 for the 2018 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-term Program application has closed, two opportunities in Brazil and Spain are still accepting applications in Cycle 2! 
If you are a U.S. . . .
  • Primary and/or secondary classroom teacher
• Guidance counselor
• Curriculum specialist
• Curriculum head
• Talented and Gifted coordinator
• Special Education coordinator
• Media specialist/librarian
• Other types of educators eligible
Deadline: 
5/30/2018
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July 9, 2018 - 9:30am EDT to July 12, 2018 - 9:30am EDT
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) hosts a Summer Teacher Institute for educators of grades 6-12 who have at least two years of classroom experience. The Institute -- held Monday, July 9 through Thursday, July 12, 2018 -- is free of charge and includes housing, breakfast, and lunch. Attendees are responsible for the cost of their travel to and from Washington, DC. The institute will inform and support teachers’ practices in bringing accurate, appropriate, and more complete understandings about American Indians to their students.
Deadline: 
4/30/2018
April 13, 2018 - 9:45am EDT to April 16, 2018 - 3:45pm EDT
Join educators and Asia scholars in Las Vegas, Nevada, to learn more about Korean history at a conference hosted by the Korean War Legacy Foundation. Participants will hear from top scholars. ... Thanks to the generous support of the Korea Foundation, there is only a $35 registration fee for conference, single occupancy room, and most
A Call for Pedagogical Proposals: The 1938Projekt is collecting submissions in two age categories: high school and college lessons. The format of submissions is open, but should include: age category/type of school, discipline, intended learning outcomes, a ready-to-use description of teaching and learning activities, and a 50-word bio of the educator/author who is submitting the teaching activity. We especially welcome submissions already tested in classroom setting, with comments on students’ responses.
Deadline: 
6/30/2018
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has launched Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°), a national education initiative to promote improved teaching and learning about American Indians. To complete its mission, NMAI is looking for dynamic educators for the Teacher-in-Residence Program in the summer of 2018.
Deadline: 
3/30/2018
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May 22, 2018 - 10:45am EDT
The Civic Life Project invites high school and college students to submit a 4- to 8-minute documentary films about a public issue that they care about for the third annual Youth Film Challenge.
Deadline: 
4/30/2018