Meet the 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Finalists

Congratulations to the ten 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Finalists!

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Introducing Erica Galinski, the 2018 New Jersey History Teacher of the Year

Erica Galinski New Jersey History Teacher of the Year
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Announcing the Winners of the 2018–2019 Civil War Student Essay Contest

The Gilder Lehrman Institute received a record 873 submissions for the 2018–2019 Civil War Student Essay Contest.
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Introducing Nicole Woulfe, the 2018 New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year

Nicole Woulfe New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Aaron Dunning, the 2018 Nevada History Teacher of the Year

Aaron Dunning Nevada History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Tracy Jakubowski, the 2018 Nebraska History Teacher of the Year

Tracy Jakubowski Nebraska History Teacher of the Year
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Denver Brunsman Speaks to National History Teacher of the Year’s Students in Pittsburgh

As a part of Joseph Welch’s award for being named the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year, his 8th grade social studies class at North Hills Middle School in Pittsburgh and AP US History students at North Hills High School attended a presentation and Q&A with Denver Brunsman, associate professor of history at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington DC. 
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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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