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.


In the spring of 2021, Humanities Texas will hold a weekly series of 75-minute online webinars for Texas history teachers.

In the spring of 2021, Humanities Texas will hold a weekly series of 75-minute online webinars for eleventh-grade U.S. history teachers, covering TEKS-aligned topics in the second half of the twentieth century.

In the spring of 2021, Humanities Texas will hold a weekly series of 75-minute online webinars for eighth-grade U.S. history teachers, covering topics in early U.S. history from the industrialization through Reconstruction.

In partnership with the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, Humanities Texas will hold a series of webinars on teaching reading at the fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade levels in the fall of 2020 and spring of 2021.

In the spring of 2021, Humanities Texas will hold a weekly series of 75-minute online webinars for English language arts teachers, providing resources and strategies that help students become more confident and sophisticated readers and effective writers. The program will include presentations that examine how literature helps students cultivate empathy and understand history, focus on dynamic assignments that further students' engagement with literature, and emphasize the critical reading skills necessary for success at the post-secondary level.

In the spring of 2021, Humanities Texas will hold a number of standalone professional development webinars for secondary-level social studies and language arts teachers.

In the spring of 2021, Humanities Texas will hold webinars for secondary-level social studies teachers focused on helping students better understand African American history.

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.