A selection committee composed of the project co-director for academic content, project co-director for teaching content, director of teacher support, master teacher, and a guest faculty member will read and evaluate all completed applications. We see a variety of backgrounds, knowledge, and experiences as an asset for the program. The selection committee will weigh:
- Effectiveness and commitment as a teacher/educator.
- Intellectual interests, in general and as they relate to the work of the project.
- Ability to bring institute content into the classroom and the likelihood that the experience will enhance the applicant’s teaching.
- Special perspectives, skills, or experiences that would contribute to the collegial mission of the institute.
- Commitment to participate fully in the formal and informal collegial life of the project.
- Goals for what the applicant hopes to gain from the program, as well as interest and experience in bringing history into other disciplines, or other disciplines into history.
The National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.
“Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy, 1877 to 1920” has been made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for K-12 Educators program.
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.