Educators

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 (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 112 teachers to attend its seminars and conferences.

 

 

Sixth Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators

May 16, 2014

Fort Ticonderoga offers its Sixth Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators on Friday, May 16, 2014. 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"

July 6-11, 2014 and July 27-August 1, 2014

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 6-11, 2014 and July 27-August 1, 2014. Learn more.

 

Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute 2014: "1776 at Ticonderoga"

July 13-18, 2014

Spend a week at Fort Ticonderoga this summer learning about the pivotal year 1776 on the Northern Frontier when a fragile Continental Army at Fort Ticonderoga was all that kept a British Army from sweeping southward from Canada. This week-long teacher institute (July 13-18) is open to 16 teachers by application. The application window opens January 25, 2014. Applications due by April 15, 2014. Learn more.

 

"The Labor of Liberty: Defending Independence in 1776"

August 17-21, 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.

 

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.

Download a PDF summary of upcoming programs for educators.

 

Look for our staff at these upcoming conferences:

 

  • Conference on Colonial America for Educators at Fort Ticonderoga May 16th.