Remembering David McCullough (1933-2022)

David McCullough at Trinity School in 2019 for a special Gilder Lehrman Institute book talkThe Gilder Lehrman Institute, along with millions of readers, educators, and history enthusiasts around the world, mourns the passing of David McCullough.

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The Gilder Lehrman Institute presents Joe Welch with the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year Award

 
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Introducing LeAnn Cassidy, the 2018 Connecticut History Teacher of the Year

LeAnn Cassidy Connecticut History Teacher of the Year 
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Catching Up on Affiliate Schools with Education Department Coordinator Daniel Pecoraro

The Education Department: Daniel Pecoraro
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Kennedy, Nixon, and Eisenhower Write to Jackie Robinson about Civil Rights

Jackie Robinson and the Presidents The 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.
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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 
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Recent Press Mentions

2022 History Teachers of the Year in the News

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The Missoulin features Jordann Lankford, the 2022 Montana History Teacher of the Year, in an article in which she speaks to history education in Native populations.
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HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program Returns in LA - Variety and Broadway World

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"The best way to teach history to our young people is to capture their imaginations," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "That's why I'm excited to welcome Gilder Lehrman and the HAMILTON Education Program to Los Angeles. The EduHam program will give our students an opportunity to see the story of America's founding come alive right in front of their eyes - through the lenses of music, art, and creativity."
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Featured in FORBES Article on History Education

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In her February 2, 2022 Forbes article "Want Kids To Learn History? Ask These 4 Questions," Natalie Wexler cited the Gilder Lehrman Institute as "offer[ing] a dizzying array of programs based on the 75,000 items in its collection, all searchable online... It sponsors summer institutes with lectures by illustrious historians. But it also tries to reach students more directly. The institute counts some 30,000 schools as “affiliates,” and its document-focused lesson plans—some aimed at the elementary grades—are freely available online."
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