Fort Ticonderoga offers teacher scholarships each year for teachers to attend its annual seminars and conferences: Material Matters: It's in the Details (January), 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 11 teachers to attend its seminars and conferences.
These week-long workshops for teachers focus on the American Revolution on the Northern Frontier from 1775-1777 and are supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. July 12-17 and July 26-31, 2015. More details available in October 2014.
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. The application window opens January 25, 2015. Applications due by April 15, 2015. More details available November 2014.
Co-sponsored by the Living History Education Foundation, this week-long course August 17-21, 2014, takes a hands-on approach to learning about the lives of Continental soldiers. Crew a bateau, cook up rations, help construct a soldiers' hut, create a knapsack, and spend a night in garrison in the Soldiers' Barracks. Learn more.
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.