Teacher Scholarships for Seminars and Conferences

Fort Ticonderoga offers teacher scholarships each year for teachers to attend its annual seminars and conferences: Material Matters: It's in the Details (November), the War College of the Seven Years’ War (May), and the Seminar on the American Revolution (September).

Thanks to the generous support of patrons, Fort Ticonderoga offers two to four scholarships for secondary or middle school teachers to attend these programs. Since 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has provided scholarships for 117 teachers to attend its seminars and conferences.


Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute 2015: "The French & Indian War"
June 28- July 3, 2015

Spend a week at Fort Ticonderoga this summer learning about the French & Indian War and the crucial role Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga) played in this war for control of North America. This week-long teacher institute (June 28-July 3) is open to 16 teachers by application. Applications due by April 15, 2015. Learn more.


Ticonderoga: Gibraltar of the North
August 3-5, 2015

This three-day course is co-sponsored by the Living History Education Foundation (LHEF). It takes a hands-on approach to learning about the history of the Ticonderoga area ranging from its use by Native Americans through the 21st century. Learn more.


October 15, 2015

This day-long professional development opportunity is offered through the Living History Education Foundation. Go the the Foundation website to learn more.


October Lakes Conference for Teachers: Lake George and Lake Champlain
October 16, 2015

This interdisciplinary October Teacher Conference for social studies and science teachers at all levels focuses on Lake George and Lake Champlain. Learn more.


Eighth Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators
May 20, 2016

Fort Ticonderoga offers its Seventh Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators on Friday, May 20, 2016. Learn more.


Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute 2016: "British Perspectives on the American Revolution"
July 10-15, 2016

Spend a week at Fort Ticonderoga learning about the American Revolution from the British perspective. This week-long teacher institute (July 10-15) is open to 12 teachers by application. Applications due by April 15, 2016. Application materials available in the fall of 2015.


Graduate Credits for Teachers

Teachers taking part in some programs at Fort Ticonderoga can earn graduate credits through Castleton State College and the College of St. Joseph in Vermont. Learn more.


Handouts from the New York State Council for the Social Studies Conference in Syracuse, March 13, 2015

Introduction to Using Primary Sources with Students

Persifer Fraser Letter Activity

Persifer Fraser Letters Packet

Fort Ticonderoga: The Gibraltar of the Northeast

George Washington's Response to Prisoners of War during the American Revolution

Charles Dickens and Jacob Riis

The Harlem Hell-Fighters (World War I)