Improve instruction. Inspire a love of history.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute draws on experience as the nation’s leading Teaching American History Grant partner. We embrace an interdisciplinary approach to history education, emphasizing the development of literacy skills and aligning best practices and content with the Common Core State Standards for overall student achievement.
Why partner with Gilder Lehrman
With more than twenty years of experience in designing customized professional development for teachers, the Gilder Lehrman Institute is adept at providing programs and workshops that benefit both districts and individual teachers. We have worked with more than 160 districts in 37 states across the country, the US Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.
Partners can choose from a rich array of professional development options, including:
- Teaching Literacy Through History
Help K–12 educators connect American history with the Common Core Literacy Standards.
- Teacher Seminars
Learn in-depth content knowledge around specific US history themes.
- Scholars & Schools
Bring the nation’s leading historians and scholars to your school to work with teachers and enhance their knowledge of specific American history areas.
- Online Courses
Earn graduate credit and grow your knowledge of American history—on your schedule.
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about Gilder Lehrman’s professional development.