Teacher Seminars

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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History offers rigorous Teacher Seminars for K–12 educators. Held at colleges and historic sites across the US, these intensive workshops include daily programs with leading American historians, hands-on work with primary sources, and visits to relevant local historic sites.

These highly competitive seminars are open exclusively to participants in the Institute’s free Affiliate School Program. Check here to see if your school is in the Affiliate School Program. If it is not, register now to ensure that you will be eligible to apply for the Teacher Seminars. We welcome applications from previous Teacher Seminar attendees as well as new participants.

2020 Teacher Seminars

The 2020 Teacher Seminars will be announced in mid-November; at that time, the application will also open.

Starting on March 16, 2020, applicants can check seminar notifications by logging in to your account at www.gilderlehrman.org/seminar-statusYou will not receive an email notification. Successful applicants will be directed to additional information and registration instructions through their online accounts.