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Our professional development programs provide rich and unique experiences with history. Connect with the Museum’s exhibitions and resources. Engage with staff and experts.
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Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy, 1877 to 1920
The Chicago History Museum, University of Illinois Chicago, and Loyola University Chicago invite you to apply for our National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, “Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy, 1877 to 1920.” Thirty grade 6–12 teachers from across the country will gather in Chicago for three weeks in July to learn from top Gilded Age and Progressive Era scholars, tour historic sites, explore archives and museums, and design classroom materials. Participants will receive a stipend of $2,850.
Friday, March 3 – Application deadline
Saturday, July 8–Friday, July 28 – Institute takes place
“Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy, 1877 to 1920” has been made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for K-12 Educators program.
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Customized Planning with CHM Education Staff
Our educators are here to match Chicago History Museum resources to your needs, answer questions, and help brainstorm ideas. Simply email school programs staff and let us know what you’re working on. We’ll set up a FREE, one-hour Zoom meeting with you to share materials and answer questions. We look forward to meeting you and learning about all the amazing work you are doing! 1 PD hour per session.
Please email both Heidi Moisan firstname.lastname@example.org and Megan Clark email@example.com to make an appointment.
Are you interested in a custom in-service experience?
We’re happy to plan with you. To get started, email Heidi Moisan, senior school programs manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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