2023 Summer Professional Development from the Gilder Lehrman Institute

Registration for Summer 2023 PD is now open! The Gilder Lehrman Institute is offering multiple in-person and online American history programs for educators on a wide range of topics presented by award-winning scholars. Click here to learn more about all our Summer 2023 PD programs. 2023 Summer Professional Development Offerings ​ The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to return to Gettysburg College for our second annual Teacher Symposium from July 16 to July 19. The Symposium will feature… Read more

GLI Teacher Symposium Courses Filling Quickly

Courses are filling up! The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to return to Gettysburg College for our second annual Teacher Symposium from July 16 to July 19. Right now, three of the seven courses are nearly full: The American Civil War with Gary Gallagher (University of Virginia) — a course examining the era of the American Civil War, with emphasis on its origins, scope, and consequences. Women in US History: Diverse Lives, Critical Debates, Social Change with Kathy Peiss (University of… Read more

Join Ken Burns on BOOK BREAKS this Sunday

 Sunday March 26 – Ken Burns on Our America: A Photographic History Book Breaks is a weekly interview series with historians held every Sunday at 2 pm ET (11 am PT) on Zoom. Our hosts interview renowned scholars and discuss their acclaimed and frequently award-winning works, followed by a Q&A with the at-home audience. This week we are thrilled to have longtime friend of the Institute Ken Burns join the program to discuss his new publication. From one of the nation’s most notable filmmakers… Read more

Register Now for Summer 2023 American History MA Courses

The Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History allows K–12 educators, National Park Service rangers, and public history professionals to pursue a master’s degree from anywhere in the world. Registration is now open for Summer 2023 courses.  Summer 2023 Courses American Indian History: 1900 to the Present with Donald L. Fixico, Arizona State University Capitalism in American History with David Sicilia, University of Maryland The Great Depression and the New Deal with Eric Rauchway… Read more

International Press for GLI's Spanish-American Curriculum Partnership with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI) has partnered with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute (QSSI) to collaborate on creating teaching materials, including posters sent to more than 6,000 K–12 schools nationwide, that highlight the significant role of Spain in the history and independence of the United States. Additional pedagogical materials will be distributed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute throughout its network of 34,000 Affiliate Schools. At a signing ceremony in Madrid,… Read more