Expand your knowledge of global conflicts that shaped the 18th-century Atlantic world. Participate in enriching programs highlighting the Seven Years’ War, Revolutionary War, and Fort Ticonderoga’s role in the conflicts, and gain a deeper understanding of best practices and opportunities to utilize primary sources and material culture in your K-12 classroom. Professional development opportunities connect Common Core, C-3 History standards, best practices, and an interdisciplinary approach to history education. Programs take place at Fort Ticonderoga and select off-site locations with partner institutions.
Ticonderoga Tuesdays feature presentations by historians of the Colonial and Revolutionary eras, followed by time with Fort Ticonderoga staff and a K-12 educator working with objects and documents related to the topic.
Annual History Conference for Educators
This annual day-long conference for educators immerses teachers in primary sources, material culture, and pedagogical techniques to help connect students to history. Presentations are by classroom teachers, museum staff, archivists, and academics.
Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute
The Fort Ticonderoga Teacher Institute residential program is a highly competitive educational experience which brings teachers to Fort Ticonderoga for an intensive course of study. Participants immerse themselves in the study and discussion of important themes in American history and the conflicts which shaped the Atlantic world in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. The Teacher Institute is offered annually in the summer.
Fort Ticonderoga awards Educator Scholarships each year for teachers attending annual seminars and conferences.
Graduate Credits for Teachers
Teachers taking part in some programs at Fort Ticonderoga can earn graduate credits through Castleton University.
Regional Workshops & Seminars
Each year Fort Ticonderoga museum staff participate in regional, state, and national conferences.