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Gilder Lehrman Summary Professional Development

The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers a comprehensive suite of summer professional development opportunities for educators keen on enriching their history teaching skills. These programs are tailored to meet a wide range of interests and budgets, enabling teachers to engage with eminent scholars, network with fellow educators from across the United States, and rekindle their enthusiasm for teaching history. The offerings encompass 10 online teacher seminars and 12 in-person options spread across multiple locations in several states, making up a total of 22 distinct programs. Among these, the Teacher Symposium is hosted at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, offering both registration only and registration with room and board options. Online seminars are available at a nominal fee, with discounts for enrolling in multiple sessions, while in-person seminars require a registration fee. Additionally, the NEH Summer Institute provides a stipend-supported program focusing on Asian American and Pacific Islander Histories from the 1870s to the present, taking place at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. These initiatives are designed to foster connections among educators, grant access to premium resources, and enhance the quality of history education.