In Memory of Sean Enos-Robertson

Sean Enos-Robertson, a devoted teacher at Harlem Acadmey in New York City with close connections to the Gilder Lehrman Institute, passed away on November 29, 2018. Sean had been a Gilder Lehrman Master Teacher Fellow since 2014, following his participation in the “9/11 and American Memory” seminar with David Blight in 2013, the third seminar he attended as a participant.

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National History Day Resources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection

National History Day engages more than half a million students around the world in historical research on a topic of their choosing. Students submit those projects at local and state/affiliate contests, with top students advancing to the national contest at the University of Maryland at College Park. The 2018–2019 theme is Triumph & Tragedy in History.
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2018 Library Affiliate Program Grants Announced

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is pleased to announce another successful round of the Library Affiliate Program Grant. Gilder Lehrman Library Affiliates across the country applied for a $400 grant to host one K–12 history program. Five sites were awarded grants this round: Alfred C.
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Introducing Javier Ergueta, the 2018 Delaware History Teacher of the Year

Javier ErguetaDelaware History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute presents Joe Welch with the 2018 National History Teacher of the Year Award

 
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Catching Up on Affiliate Schools with Education Department Coordinator Daniel Pecoraro

The Education Department: Daniel PecoraroDaniel Pecoraro is an education program coordinator at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Affiliate School Program, a network of more than 18,000 K–12 schools worldwide, and coordinates monthly offerings for teachers, the Civil War Essay Contest for grades 6–12, and the Dear George Washington Contest for grades 2–5.
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Introducing LeAnn Cassidy, the 2018 Connecticut History Teacher of the Year

LeAnn Cassidy Connecticut History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year.
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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