Teacher Institutes

Upcoming Institutes and Workshops
 

Due to public health concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, Humanities Texas's professional development programs for classroom teachers will take place online until further notice.


From June 15–17, 2021, in partnership with the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, Humanities Texas will hold an online institute on teaching reading at the sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade levels for both social studies and English language arts (ELA) teachers.

From June 28–July 2 and again from July 19–23, 2021, Humanities Texas will partner with the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives and Records Administration to hold two online professional development institutes for Texas teachers focused on using primary documents in the U.S. history classroom.

From July 5–9, 2021, Humanities Texas will hold an online professional development institute for Texas teachers exploring diverse perspectives on American life in the years immediately following the American Revolution.

From July 12–16, 2021, Humanities Texas will hold an online professional development institute for Texas teachers on teaching the Texas Revolution.

From July 12–16, 2021, Humanities Texas will hold an online professional development institute on engaging students in the writing process and developing students’ fundamental writing and communication skills through dynamic, project-based assignments.

On July 27 and 28, 2021, Humanities Texas will partner with the Folger Shakespeare Library to hold two standalone professional development webinars on teaching Shakespeare and texts from Harlem Renaissance and Mexican American writers.

On July 29–30, 2021, Humanities Texas will partner with the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) to hold a two-part teacher professional development webinar for Texas teachers on using SHEG's Civic Online Reasoning curriculum.

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.