Professional Development Opportunities for Educators
Teacher institutes and seminars developed and led by recognized scholars of history, anthropology, literature and philosophy. Participants learn through selected readings, classroom lectures, discussions and field study. Participants earn relicensure credit and can pay an additional fee to earn graduate history credit.
To Enhance History Learning, Bring History Alive (2015)
Writing Biographies for Young People (2011-13)
American Faust: The Ordeal of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2008)
Hinono' Eiteen: The Arapaho Through History (2007)
The Cheyenne Way: The History and Culture of the So'taaeo'o Naa Tsetsestahese (2006)
Shake, Rattle & Roll: 1945-1960 (2005)
America Challenged: Bread Lines and Battle Lines (2004)
Five States of Colorado (2004 and 2005)
Lewis and Clark: The Journey and Its Legacy (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003)
Ethics in Literature (2002)
The West of John Wesley Powell (2001 and 2002)
Coalfield Institute (1999, 2000, 2001)
The Paradox of Thomas Jefferson (1997, 1998)
Colorado Humanities teacher institutes provide professional development opportunities for Colorado K-12 educators to gain content knowledge in American history and other disciplines. Participants can earn relicensure credit and/or graduate history credit.
Schools and districts, college and university campuses, or at other non-profit organization sites such as libraries, museums and historically significant sites
Seminars during the school year and institutes during summer break.
Participant registration fees may be provided by supportive districts or other sponsorships, but usually they run between $150 and $200 for each registrant. Graduate credit is an extra fee from the university providing the credit.
Contact Betty Jo Brenner, Program Coordinator, 303.894.7951 x17 or firstname.lastname@example.org.