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), the Conference on Lake George and Lake Champlain (August), 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 107 teachers to attend its seminars and conferences.
Fort Ticonderoga offers its Sixth Annual Conference on Colonial America for Educators on Friday, May 16, 2014. Learn more.
Fort Ticonderoga and the Living History Education Foundation have been cooperatively offering courses for teachers for the past twelve years. This year's course, "Assault on Fort Carillon," takes place July 19-22, 2014. Registration is directly with the Living History Education Foundation. You can learn more at their website.
Spend a week at Fort Ticonderoga this summer learning about the career of Benedict Arnold, especially his role in the first three years of the American Revolution (1775-1777). This week-long teacher institute (July 7-12) is open to 24 teachers by application. The application window opens January 25, 2013. Applications due by March 1, 2013. Learn more.
Here are the handouts from the session "The Common Core, Literacy, and Historical Thinking in Social Studies" presented by Rich Strum and Tim Potts at the New York State Council for the Social Studies Conference in Rye Brook, New York, on March 1, 2013.