Introducing Susan Tomlinson, the 2018 Indiana History Teacher of the Year

Susan TomlinsonIndiana History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.

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Catching Up on Affiliate Schools with Education Department Coordinator Daniel Pecoraro

The Education Department: Daniel PecoraroDaniel Pecoraro is an education program coordinator at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Affiliate School Program, a network of more than 18,000 K–12 schools worldwide, and coordinates monthly offerings for teachers, the Civil War Essay Contest for grades 6–12, and the Dear George Washington Contest for grades 2–5.
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Introducing LeAnn Cassidy, the 2018 Connecticut History Teacher of the Year

LeAnn Cassidy Connecticut History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year.
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Kennedy, Nixon, and Eisenhower Write to Jackie Robinson about Civil Rights

Jackie Robinson and the PresidentsThe Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has acquired a fascinating collection of correspondence from Presidents Nixon, Eisenhower, and Kennedy to baseball legend and prominent civil rights activist Jackie Robinson.In a letter dated August 8, 1957, Richard Nixon writes to Robinson about the Senate vote on the Civil Rights Act of 1957, vowing to introduce a more “effective bill than the watered-down version.” In another letter, written by Dwight D.
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Introducing Daniel Jocz, the 2018 California History Teacher of the Year

Daniel Jocz California History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Martene Campbell, the 2018 Arkansas History Teacher of the Year

Martene Campbell Arkansas History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year.
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The National History Teacher of the Year 2018 is Joe Welch

Meet Joseph Welch, 2018 National History Teacher of the YearJoseph Welch is a seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher at North Hills Middle School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been the curriculum chair and project advisor for Project Connect 1:1 Initiative, a sponsor of the National History Day Program for Regional Students, and the director of the North Hills DC Trip Program. What was your initial reaction upon hearing that you were the national winner? I was shocked to be honest. My hands were shaking.
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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