Fall 2021 Registration Now Open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2021 courses is now open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History. The online program for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute offers a unique and affordable opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness. The Fall 2021 semester begins September 29, 2021, and… Read more

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Present the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award on October 6

On Wednesday, October 6 at 8 p.m. ET, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will present the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award to Nataliya Braginsky in a special virtual ceremony.  Register now to attend this event here. In addition to awarding and learning more about New Haven, Connecticut teacher Nataliya Braginsky, we will hear from finalists, past winners, and students about the impact of this prestigious award, and will pay tribute to the important work of all teachers. A video… Read more

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Gilder Lehrman Institute

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15) celebrates the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history and culture of the United States. The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers the following programs and resources for classroom or home study and enjoyment: Hamilton Cast Read Along in Spanish For the first time in the history of Hamilton Cast Read Alongs—the GLI program that features Hamilton cast members reading award-winning children’s books followed by a… Read more

Nataliya Braginsky Named 2021 National History Teacher of the Year

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is delighted to announce that Nataliya Braginsky, a social studies teacher at Metropolitan Business Academy in New Haven, Connecticut, has been named the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year. Braginsky rose to the top of the most competitive nomination pool ever—parents, students, teachers, and administrators nationwide nominated a record 8,510 teachers for the History Teacher of the Year Award in 2021. Braginsky will be honored on Wednesday… Read more

Explore the 1960s in MA Course with Georgetown and Ohio Wesleyan University Professors

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2021 courses is now open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester. The 1960s in Historical Perspective This course explores a controversial era shrouded in myths and memories. Among the topics it examines are the presidencies of John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon; the Civil Rights… Read more