Educators

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS

Ticonderoga Geographic Conference
July 13-14, 2017

Fort Ticonderoga and the New York Geographic Alliance present a conference focused on geography and 18th-century history as played out at Fort Ticonderoga. Learn more and register online.

 

Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute 2017: "Last of the Mohicans: Early American History and Literature"
July 23-28, 2017

Spend a week at Fort Ticonderoga learning about Last of the Mohicans and early American history and literature. This week-long teacher institute (July 23-28, 2017) is open to 12 teachers by application. Two last-minute slots have opened for this institute. Learn more.

 

Lake Champlain: The Waterway of Empires
August 7-11, 2017

Fort Ticonderoga and the Living History Education Foundation present a week-long course for educators combining elements of living history with practical methods for using documents and artifacts in the classroom. Continuing Education and Graduate Credits available. Learn more.

 

Mount Vernon/Fort Ticonderoga Workshop for Teachers
October 13, 2017

Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Vernon team-up to present a day-long workshop for educators on Friday, October 13, 2017, at Fort Ticonderoga's Mars Education Center. More details will be available soon.

 

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 K-12 teachers to attend these programs. Since 2001, Fort Ticonderoga has provided scholarships for 130 teachers to attend its seminars and conferences.

 

GRADUATE CREDITS FOR TEACHERS

Teachers taking part in some programs at Fort Ticonderoga can earn graduate credits through Castleton University. Learn more.

 

RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

Education Resources

These lesson plans, aligned to national standards are offered to augment visits to Fort Ticonderoga, as well as for in-class learning. Lesson plans have been created by classroom teachers who have participated in educator workshops at Fort Ticonderoga, as well as by our museum educators. Lesson Plans are organized in ascending order by grade level. These resources are updated frequently to reflect our new programs and exhibits at Fort Ticonderoga, so check back often!

View resources organized by content area. 
View resources organized by grade level.
 

Handouts from the New York State Council for the Social Studies Conference in Albany,  March 23-25, 2017.