TeachingAmericanHistory.org is proud to offer elite programs to social studies and civic teacher from across the country. TAH.org’s Weekend Colloquia at Historic Sites allows teachers to explore in-depth the people and ideas you are asked to teach, at the historic sites that help illuminate the subject. We want to help you increase your expertise and develop the content knowledge needed to educate your students.
Our programs are designed to reignite your passion for American history and government. Take the content knowledge gained at these programs back to your classroom to inspire your students. Not only will you experience historic sites, like Independence Hall or Monticello, but you will also engage in thoughtful conversation by exploring primary documents with your fellow teachers and a historian/political scientist.
This summer our colloquia topics will include:
- Henry Clay and the Crises of Antebellum America (Lexington, KY)
- Security, Self-Determination, and Empire: The Grand Alliance in WWII (New Orleans, LA)
- Thomas Jefferson, Revered and Reviled (Charlottesville, VA)
- The Jefferson Enigma: Founder and Statesman (Charlottesville, VA)
- The Winning of the West and What is Meant: Western Expansion in the 19th Century(Omaha, NE)
- A Dream Deeply Rooted: Civil Rights in America (Atlanta, GA)
- John Adams: Founding Vice President and President (Quincy, MA)
- John F. Kennedy and the New Frontier (Quincy, MA)
- James Madison: The Father of the Constitution (Montpelier, VA)
For more information regarding these programs, please click here.
TAH.org also provides program participants with:
- Reading materials, to be read prior to the program
- Up to 8 contact hours, with the option to earn 1 graduate credit
- Hotel accommodations for the weekend (Friday evening through Sunday morning)
- Complimentary continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, and refreshments during the program
- A stipend of $225 to help defray the cost of travel to/from the program site
Are you ready to explore history in the places it was made?
The application deadline is Sunday, February 14, 2016.
We look forward to meeting you at one of our programs. Please direct any questions to our Teacher Programs Team