The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History announces a series of one-week seminars for teachers in summer 2005. Seminars on major topics in American history are led by eminent historians such as Gordon Wood, Jack Rakove, James Horton, Ira Berlin and David Kennedy at prestigious institutions including: Stanford, Yale, Columbia and Cambridge (UK). In addition, two seminars specifically designed for 4th - 8th grade teachers will also be offered at Columbia University and New York University.
Seminars are tuition-free. Participants receive a $500 stipend, books, room and board. In-service and new teacher credit is available. Public, parochial, independent school teachers and National Park Service Rangers are eligible.
Applications are available on-line at the Gilder Lehrman website
Deadline for applications: March 18, 2005
Founded in 1994, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is a not for-profit organization that promotes the study and love of American history.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
19 West 44th Street; Suite 500
New York, New York 10036
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