Tenth Annual History Conference for Educators
May 18, 2018

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Tenth Annual History Conference for Educators on Friday, May 18, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m in the Mars Education Center. 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--Forgotten: Overlooked Participants in the American Revolution
July 22-27, 2018

This week-long institute focuses on often forgotten participants in the American Revolution, including African Americans, Native Americans, Loyalists, and women. Successful applicants are accepted at no cost with overnight accommodations and a travel stipend available. Learn more.

National History Day Workshop for Teachers
October 12, 2018

A day-long workshop for teachers about how to incorporate National History Day into their history curriculum. More details later this spring.

Fort Ticonderoga Staff Presentations at Regional and Statewide Conferences

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

  • New York State Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, March 8-10, 2018
  • Vermont Alliance for the Social Studies Annual Conference, December 7, 2018

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.



Teachers taking part in some programs at Fort Ticonderoga can earn graduate credits through Castleton University. Learn more.



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.