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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2019 George Washington Prize Winner Colin G. Calloway on Book Breaks this Sunday

2019 George Washington Prize Winner and National Book Award for Nonfiction Finalist Colin G.
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Sophie White Wins the 2020 Frederick Douglass Book Prize

On December 9, 2020, Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition announced the winner of the 22nd annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize.
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Teacher and Student Reunited through Pace–Gilder Lehrman American History MA

Their lives had taken different paths in the years since Bruno Morlan Villafuerte sat in Shannon Rosenfeld’s first AP Government class thirteen years ago, but these paths converged in 2020 through the Gilder Lehrman Institute. Shannon and her former student Bruno, now a high school teacher himself, recognized each other during a live Q&A session in their Spring 2020 American Immigration course taught by UT Austin professor Madeline Hsu in the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute's 2021 Calendar of Civil Rights Now Available

The Gilder Lehrman Institute's 2021 Calendar of Civil Rights is
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Watch John C. McManus Discuss His Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History-winning Book

The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society is a $50,000 prize administered by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the New-York Historical Society. Each year the award recognizes the best book on military history in the English-speaking world distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute Book Shop Is Open

The Gilder Lehrman Institute Book Shop is the history lovers’ online book store.
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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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