Upcoming Institutes

Using Chat GPT and AI in the Writing Classroom (Fall 2023 Webinar)

On October 11, 2023, Humanities Texas will hold a webinar considering the implications of Chat GPT and AI technologies for teaching research and writing at the secondary level.

Schedule and Curriculum

The webinar will take place over Zoom from 5:00–6:15 pm CT on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

Content will be aligned with the TEKS. The program for social studies and English language arts teachers will provide strategies to help teachers and students navigate the new technologies of Chat GPT and AI. The webinar will support students' development in the skills of digital and media literacy, critical thinking and analysis, and research and writing.

Like all Humanities Texas teacher programs, the webinar will emphasize close interaction with scholars, the examination of texts, and the development of effective pedagogical strategies and engaging assignments and activities.


Jason Crider of Texas A&M University will lead the webinar.


The institute is open to secondary-level social studies and English language arts teachers in Texas schools. 

Attendance and CPE Credit

The online program is free to teachers and their schools. Participants will receive CPE credit and a wealth of curricular materials. CPE hours will be based on Zoom attendance and adjusted if a participant misses any portion of the program. In order to attend the webinar and receive CPE credit, you must be a registered participant.

How to Apply

Complete the online application for the "Using Chat GPT and AI in the Writing Classroom" webinar. By submitting an application, you are signing up to receive information about and access the webinar. 


The webinar is made possible with major funding from the State of Texas with ongoing support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Questions about Teacher Institutes

Call 512.440.1991 or email institutes@humanitiestexas.org.