Education

“The key to helping students learn is making sure that every child has an effective teacher every single year.”

–Melinda French Gates

Humanities Texas offers a number of exciting programs that recognize and encourage outstanding teaching in Texas schools. We place special emphasis on providing teachers with the rigorous, content-intensive training that they need to ensure student success.

Teacher Institutes

Throughout the year, Humanities Texas holds workshops and institutes offering teachers the opportunity to study with leading scholars, exploring topics at the heart of the state's social studies and language arts curricula.

Outstanding Teaching Awards

Each year, Humanities Texas recognizes the achievements of fifteen exemplary classroom teachers with monetary awards.

Linden Heck Howell Texas History Initiative

This initiative recognizes outstanding Texas history instruction and the development of Texas history curricula.

A President's Vision

A poster series with related curriculum materials, A President’s Vision examines the aspirations of notable U.S. presidents and the programs and initiatives that advanced each man’s vision.

Texas Originals

This weekly radio program profiles individuals who have had a profound influence on Texas history and culture.

Online Resources

Humanities Texas has assembled a collection of teacher-recommended online resources useful for classroom instruction and activities.