Educators

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS

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.

 

Fort Ticonderoga Staff Presentations at Regional and Statewide Conferences

Look for Fort Ticonderoga's Education Department Staff at these upcoming Social Studies conferences:

  • Capital District Council for the Social Studies Conference, October 21, 2017.
  • Central New York Council for the Social Studies Conference, October 24, 2017
  • Vermont Alliance for the Social Studies Annual Conference, December 1, 2017
  • New York State Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, March 8-10, 2018

 

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.