Application for 2021 Summer Online Programs

Complete the following application, designating which Humanities Texas online program you would like to attend.

We encourage teachers to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. In order to attend the online programs and receive CPE credit, you must fill out the application.

  • For most online programs, we will be able to accommodate all applicants and will send registration information about each program, including a full schedule and Zoom links, in advance of the start date. We will contact you directly if for any reason we cannot accommodate you for the program.
  • However, we will limit the number of participants in both sessions of Teaching with Documents from the National Archives due to the institute’s interactive schedule. Applying for this institute does not guarantee your participation. We will invite applicants to attend and will maintain a waitlist. If you are invited to attend, you must confirm your participation in the program. Priority consideration will be given to early-career applicants who teach in low-performing districts or schools.

Humanities Texas may send a press release about the program to your local paper should you attend. By submitting this application, you authorize Humanities Texas to share your contact information and photograph with members of the press.

NOTE: You ONLY need to complete those fields designated with a red asterisk as required (*). Please ensure you include a valid email address where we can send important information, including links to Zoom sessions.

Workshop or Institute Selection
Personal Information
Please provide your phone number without any accompanying symbols (eg. 5124401991).
Please provide your phone number without any accompanying symbols (eg. 5124401991).
Please provide the name of the person our staff should contact in the event of an emergency during the program.
Please provide your emergency contact's phone number without any accompanying symbols (eg. 5124401991).
Home Address
School Information
If you don't see your school listed (private school or out-of-state school), please select other.
Substitute Reimbursement Information
Reimbursement will be sent to your DISTRICT. If that's fine, leave the remaining fields in this section blank and proceed to the "Professional Information" section. If you would prefer that we send the reimbursement to your SCHOOL, please provide contact information for the person to whom we should direct the reimbursement.
*Please disregard for one day workshops.
Professional Information
Including this year. E.g., if this year is your fifth year of teaching, enter the number 5. Round to the nearest whole year (e.g., 7 not 6.5).
Please be sure to include the SUBJECTS you teach, the FULL NAME OF YOUR SCHOOL, the CITY in which your school is located, and your INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES.
Example: Sylvia González is a native of Arizona but has lived in El Paso for the past twenty years. She currently teaches U.S. and Texas history at Hamilton Middle School and coaches the school's debate team. In 2005, El Paso ISD recognized her as Outstanding Teacher of the Year. When she isn't at school, she enjoys jogging, skiing, and traveling throughout the Southwest with her husband, Donald.
Examples of circumstances to describe: If you have applied to more than one of our upcoming programs, please list the others to which you have applied. If you are a language arts teacher but are applying to attend a social studies workshop, explain how you will use the social studies content in your classroom. If you have been teaching for many years but recently switched to a subject pertinent to this workshop, please note. If you would like to attend with your team teacher, please identify your colleague and explain how the two of you will make use of the training. If you have any travel restrictions, please describe. Etc.
Please submit a photo of yourself for use in the institute program and promotional materials.
Files must be less than 25 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png tif zip.
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