Professional Development

Our learning opportunities are designed to fit your goals and busy schedule. Gain a new perspective, add more tools to your teaching toolbox, engage your students with compelling content, and benefit from the experience and fellowship of other teachers.

Summer Professional Development

While we won’t be able to host our in-person professional development this summer, we have redesigned our offerings into unique online learning experiences. Upon completion, we offer professional development credit for many of our experiences. Please see the individual offerings for more information.

 

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Classroom Videos

Get a glimpse inside real classrooms in our library of videos. You'll see our teaching strategies in action, experience classroom conversations, and hear teacher tips on how to build reflective classrooms. Our classroom videos are typically 4–10 minutes long.

 

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Webinars

Register for one of our free one-hour webinars and get introduced to a timely issue, featured expert, or historical period. We offer both live and on-demand webinars including Students as Changemakers; Creating Community, Centering Students; and Responding to Hate in Your School.

 

Upcoming Webinars |  On-Demand Webinars

 

 

Online Courses

Sign up for the course that best fits your needs. We offer both facilitated and self-paced online courses that run for 3–6 weeks. Six-week facilitated courses begin June 11, while our on-demand offerings are available when you are. Topics include Holocaust and Human Behavior, the Reconstruction Era, To Kill a Mockingbird, and the Little Rock Nine.

 

Facilitated Courses |  Self-Paced Courses

 

 

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Online Seminars—NOW FULL

Experience firsthand the look and feel of our approach in an online setting in sessions facilitated by Facing History experts. Our 4-day facilitated online seminars are for educators planning to implement our content and pedagogy in their classrooms. Topics include Civics, Teaching for Equity and Justice, the Reconstruction Era, and the Holocaust.

 

Register for an Online Seminar

A Teacher Gets Energized and Inspired

Christina Baik, an English teacher at Boston College High School, shares the personal and professional impact of our seminars and workshops.

We Offer Payment Assistance

Find out about payment and registration assistance, graduate credits, and more.

Our Courses Are Just the Beginning

After participating in professional development, we are here to support you with everything that you need to create effective and impactful classroom experiences. Educators who take a course or workshop with us can receive:

Personalized coaching and support

Access to our free lending library of materials

Announcements about annual teaching grants

Search Our Global Collection

Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.