Teacher Institutes

Upcoming Institutes and Workshops
 

In the spring of 2020, Humanities Texas will hold professional development programs throughout the state for Texas social studies and language arts teachers.


Humanities Texas will hold two series of workshops on teaching reading at the fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade levels. Each series will consist of three one-day sessions. One series will take place in Austin on October 23rd, December 4th, and January 29th. The other series, held in San Antonio, will take place on October 24th, December 5th, and January 30th. Teachers are expected to attend all three sessions in the series.

In February 2020, Humanities Texas will hold one-day teacher workshops in Austin and San Antonio on teaching critical reading and writing skills, focusing on works from the Texas literary tradition.

In February 2020, Humanities Texas will hold workshops in Fort Worth and Dallas on teaching the history of the Civil War Era.

On February 13, 2020, Humanities Texas will hold a one-day workshop in College Station on America in the 1960s.

In February 2020, Humanities Texas will hold one-day teacher workshops in Austin and Houston focusing on civics and the American government.

On March 31, 2020, Humanities Texas will hold a one-day teacher workshop in Dallas focusing on teaching F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby as well as Fitzgerald's short fiction and film adaptations of his work.

Questions about Teacher Institutes

Call 512.440.1991 or email institutes@humanitiestexas.org.

Former Texas State Historian Jesús F. de la Teja leads a workshop on Spanish colonial history in the American Southwest at our June 2013 institute in Austin.