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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Applications 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 a new program offering a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers everywhere. The online program offers the unique opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness.
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Top 10 Finalists for the History Teacher of the Year Award

Congratulations to the ten finalists for the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year Award! State winners from elementary, middle, and high school applications in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been narrowed down to the final round before selection of the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year. Throughout this fall and winter, all state winners will be featured here in Noteworthy.
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Constitution Day Resources from the Gilder Lehrman Institute

The United States has the oldest written national framework of government in the world.
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Detroit Riots of 1967

The temperature in Detroit, Michigan, during the last week of July 1967 was in the high 80s with high humidity. At the time, Motor City was undergoing economic changes as automobile factories moved to the suburbs, in part to avoid hiring an integrated workforce.
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Partnership Announced to Teach the History and Legacy of World War I

Free professional development may be coming soon to your state!
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Teacher Seminar Livestreams in Partnership with the Eisenhower Memorial Commission

As part of a special partnership with the Eisenhower Memorial Commission, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to present a special livestream of our Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminar on Eisenhower and the Art of Presidential Leadership. The Institute will broadcast Gettysburg College professor Michael Birkner’s lectures on Dwight D.
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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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