Teacher Development
Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

NCSS Inquiry and Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institute

The National Council for the Social Studies brings together educators and doctoral students to pilot chapters from the online methods text currently under development by the Library of Congress and NCSS.
Teacher Development
Monday, July 10 - Thursday, July 13 | 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

Teachers, join the Gilder Lehrman Institute - featuring Dr. Donald L. Fixico and Museum and Memorial curator Patricia Cecil - in exploring American Indian history since 1900.
Wednesday, Aug. 2 - 5:30 p.m.

Teacher Appreciation Night

Rally for a night of revelry at the Museum and Memorial with an exclusive review of the Bergman Family Gallery and Lower Level.

Teacher Fellowships

The National WWI Museum and Memorial partners with exceptional institutions to offer learning opportunities for teachers.

World War I in the Middle East

Summer Institute for K-12 Educators, July 2022

Studying the Middle East is important to understanding World War I; understanding World War I is essential in comprehending the Middle East today. Wartime experiences, diplomacy during the conflict and treaties of conclusion form the basis of contemporary concerns within the region. The National WWI Museum and Memorial is pleased to announce a Summer 2022 professional development opportunity to help teachers more fully understand the past and present of this complicated world region. The World War I in the Middle East Summer Institute has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.



Online Professional Development

Looking for new ways to engage students in WWI and its enduring impact? The National WWI Museum and Memorial provides professional development opportunities to K-12+ teachers with free webinars and downloadable Professional Development certificates for event participation. Please email us at education@theworldwar.org. for more information on upcoming webinars.

Teacher Advisory Council

The Teacher Advisory Council (TAC) is a collective of educators who provide invaluable insight into K-12 classrooms across the United States. During their two-year term, members will:

  • Maintain and advance the Museum and Memorial’s mission of helping generations of students to understand the Great War and its enduring impact.
  • Evaluate and revise the Museum and Memorial’s educational content.
  • Inform Museum staff on current K-12 teaching trends, technology, and curricula relating to World War I.



Please contact education@theworldwar.org with any questions regarding the Teacher Advisory Council.