Fall 2020 Registration Now Open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for the Fall 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. The online program offers a unique and affordable opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness.

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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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Gilder Lehrman Collection Advice for Home Care of Family Photographs and Documents

Summer 2019 Marketing and Communications intern Olivia Luntz recently interviewed archivists and curators at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to create a Gilder Lehrman Institute piece on Medium about preserving family documents at home.
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2019 Teacher Seminars Conclude for the Summer

The 2019 Teacher Seminars have come to a close. Held at colleges and historic sites across the US and abroad, Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars of 2019 offered teachers daily programs with leading historians, visits to local historic sites, and hands-on work with primary sources. From June 16 through August 3 
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Summer 2019 Teacher Seminars, Weeks and 4 and 5

Held at colleges and historic sites across the US and abroad, Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars offer teachers daily programs with leading historians, visits to local historic sites, and hands-on work with primary sources. Teachers participated in the following seminars July 7–20. July 7–13
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Morgan DeMartis and Cassidy Hooker Move into New Roles at the Gilder Lehrman Insitute

Looking to the Future from the Front Lines of GLI:  What’s on the Horizon for Cassidy Hooker and Morgan DeMartis Upon entering the Gilder Lehrman office, visitors are welcomed by Cassidy Hooker and Morgan DeMartis. They have made the most of the opportunities the Gilder Lehrman Institute has to offer, and are excited to share that they will both be moving into new positions at the Institute. Marketing and Communications intern Olivia Luntz spoke with Morgan and Cassidy in July 2019.
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Digital Version of Celebrated Hamilton Education Program to Be Offered Free to Schools Nationwide

The Hamilton Education Program Online (#EduHamOnline) will launch a pilot program this fall with 76 participating schools from across the country. Middle school students will have access to the education program for the first time. They will join high school students who will engage in a custom-designed education program that integrates the study of American history with the performing arts.
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Recent Press Mentions

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

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In 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.

Berry is quoted directly and indirectly throughout the article, assessing the state of teaching Black history and how to improve it:

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The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Sam Roberts wrote a comprehensive obituary for Richard Gilder on May 14, 2020, calling him “a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park.”

In sumarizing some of the work done by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, Roberts wrote, of Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman

They amassed a collection that would eventually consist of 70,000 original documents, letters, pamphlets, diaries and other primary sources that illuminate American history.

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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The Washington Post announced the EduHam at Home program on April 21, 2020, with a feature article by theater critic Peter Marks. Along with exploring the development of EduHam itself, the article highlights Gilder Lehrman Institute president James Basker’s explanation of how and why EduHam at Home works:

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