Teacher Seminars Now Feature Plenary Sessions with Distinguished Historians

Since 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has offered premier professional development for K–12 history teachers through Teacher Seminars. Our seminars have consistently received praise from participating teachers, who value learning from leading scholars to improve their own classroom teaching.

Now in its 27th year, our Teacher Seminars for the first time feature plenary sessions with leading historians.

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2021 Teacher Seminar Registration Now Open

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s Teacher Seminars offer K–12 educators the opportunity to work with the nation’s top American history professors and work in-depth with primary sources.
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Book Prize Winners and Finalists Featured on Book Breaks in March

Since the summer of 2020, Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks has featured the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books live with host William Roka followed by a Q&A with home audiences. This March, discussions range from Thomas Jefferson’s White and Black daughters to women’s roles in the Civil War, along with accounts of slavery in French Louisiana and the transition from Civil War to Reconstruction.
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Gena Oppenheim Helps You Tell Your EduHam Story in Spring History School Course

The Hamilton Education Program Online (EduHam Online) has proven a creative outlet for many students in 2020 and 2021. EduHam Online helps students in grades 6–12 see the relevance of the Founding Era by using primary sources to create a performance piece as Lin-Manuel Miranda did in the musical Hamilton, Have you as a student or teacher ever felt the need for more guidance in how to approach starting such a project?
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Young Women of the Revolutionary and Civil War Eras Featured in March Inside the Vault

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Interview with Black Lives in the Founding Era History School Teacher Jason Butler

Black Lives in the Founding Era is one of six Gilder Lehrman History School courses being offered this spring. It will be taught by Jason Butler, a professional learning specialist supporting K–12 social studies instruction in a large, Atlanta-area school district.
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Open House for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History, February 25

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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society Partnership Funds Scholarship

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A new partnership between St. John Fisher College, the Rochester Historical Society, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History will create a scholarship for students interested in pursuing studies in history.

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Uproxx Story on EduHam Before and During the Time of COVID

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Associate Director of Education and Director, Hamilton Education Program Sasha Rolón PereiraAssociate Director of Education and Director, Hamilton Education Program Sasha Rolón Pereira is featured prominently in this story from Uproxx by Allison Sanchez on December 18, 2020.

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Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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Daina Ramey Berry at the 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize AwardsIn a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

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