PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS
Eighth Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators
May 20, 2016
Fort Ticonderoga offers its Eighth Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators on Friday, May 20, 2016. Learn more.
NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers: "The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier: Fort Ticonderoga and the Road to Saratoga"
June 26-July 1, 2016 (session one) July 24-29, 2016 (session two)
Spend a week at Fort Ticonderoga exploring the early years of the American Revolution on the Northern Frontier. These NEH Landmarks Workshops are open to a total of 72 teachers by application. Applications due by early March 2016. Application materials available in the fall of 2015. 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. Learn more.
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 123 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
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!