Toyota International Teacher Program

The Institute of International Education and the Toyota International Teacher Program have announced a new seminar for 7-12th grade teachers in all subjects, as well as librarians, to South Africa. 

The seminar will take place from July 24-August 10, 2011.  It is a fully funded program.  Program information and the application are available online.  Applications are due by January 23, 2011.

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute

Scholarship information for the 2011 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute is now available.  The Teacher Institute is a fantastic week long seminar taking place in Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown.  Housing and meals are provided through the scholarship, as well as a small stipend for the purchase of classroom materials.  You will also receive lesson plans, CD’s, books, and other materials during the seminar for use in your classroom.  I participated in this seminar a few years ago, if you have any questions please email me!

2011 Gilder Lehrman and NEH Summer Seminars

The lists for 2011 summer seminars and workshops through the Gilder Lehrman and National Endowment for the Humanities have been posted.  Each organization offers multiple workshops that vary in length.  These workshops are not fully funded, but offer stipends to offset travel costs.

Gilder Lehrman offers week long workships at various universities throughout the United States and the UK.  Applications and a seminar list can be found online and must be submitted by February 1, 2011.  Gilder Lehrman covers the beginnings of American history through the present.

NEH offers a couple of different summer options.  Their summer seminars are 2-6 weeks in length and cover a wide variety of topics.  Teachers in grades K-12 are eligible.  You can find the list of available seminars as well as application instructions here

NEH also offers week long Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops.  Again they cover a variety of topics.  The list of seminars and application information is available here.

NEH applications for both the seminars and Landmarks workshops must be postmarked by March 1, 2011.  Good luck!