Join Us This Summer for an Inspiring Educational Journey at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg Battlefield

The Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College, running from July 7 to July 10, 2024, is a four-day residential program that allows K–12 educators to collaborate with other passionate educators, explore innovative teaching strategies, and deepen their understanding of American history, all against the backdrop of historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

“It was just nice to marinate in all things American History with folks that truly have given their hearts and souls in discovering and sharing our nation’s history.” — 2023 participant

Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your teaching approach at the heart of one of America’s most significant historical landscapes!

  • Immerse yourself in a dynamic learning experience, including a tour of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield
  • Unleash your teaching potential, gain valuable insights, and create lasting connections in a supportive community.
  • Elevate your classroom experience and ignite a passion for history in your students

Professional development with famous history scholars is an investment in personal and professional growth, offering teachers the tools and inspiration to create a more enriching and impactful learning experience for their students.

At the 2024 Teacher Symposium, educators will study one topic in depth with an eminent scholar (click below to learn more about each program):

“[The lead scholar] was great—she was thorough and thoughtful and worked to ensure we were discussing information and ideas relevant to high school and middle school classrooms.” — 2023 participant

The Symposium also includes optional events, such as book talks, networking sessions, and a trivia night—creating valuable networking opportunities and allowing you to connect with your peers, share experiences, and establish professional relationships that can extend far beyond the duration of the program.

Visit this page to learn more and register.