Educators

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS

Annual Conference for Educators
May 17, 2019

This day-long conference focuses on comparisons between the French & Indian War (1754-1763), known globally as The Seven Years' War, and the First World War (1914-1918) and features presentations by classroom teachers, museum educators, and archivists. Learn more.

Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute "World Wars: Historical Comparison of the French & Indian War (1754-1763) and World War I (1914-1918)" 
July 21-26, 2019

This week-long institute compares the French & Indian War (also known as the Seven Years' War) and World War I as examples of global conflicts. Successful applicants are accepted at no cost with overnight accommodations and a travel stipend available. Learn more.

Fort Ticonderoga Staff Presentations at Regional and Statewide Conferences

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

  • Capital District Council for the Social Studies Conference, October 20, 2018
  • Vermont Alliance for the Social Studies Annual Conference, December 7, 2018
  • New York State Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, March 7-9, 2019

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!

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View resources organized by grade level.