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2022 Virtual Teacher Institute

Login and Learn: July 11-14, 2022

"Login and Learn" at the 2022 American Battlefield Trust Virtual Teacher Institute
American Battlefield Trust Event
July 11 - 14, 2022 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Registration for the 2022 Virtual Teacher Institute opens on April 5, 2022. 

Our 2022 Virtual Teacher Institute is the can't miss online educator event of the summer. The event brings together educators from all over the world, and over four days, provides interactive sessions headed by engaging and leading experts in the history and education fields.

Our theme is "Teaching Hard History"

History is not straightforward, it is a complex series of interwoven events that can be challenging to unwind, let alone tackle in a classroom setting. Internal and external factors sometimes create a challenging setting for educators and students alike. How can we, as educators, cut through the static and present a fair and balanced narrative? How can we impact a classroom in a few days, a few months, or perhaps an entire school year? How can we overcome the preconceived notions that students and other educators may have about a historic event? How do we, as educators, unpack a complex topic and make it relatable to today's students? How do we talk about the lessons of history in a constructive and safe manner?

Educators will be immersed in a friendly, fun, and engaging virtual learning environment on the American Battlefield Trust's webinar platform. Learn more about the historical topics that you teach in the classroom while acquiring new and innovative teaching methods. Our Virtual Teacher Institute is more than just methodology, it's about making you a better, more well-rounded educator. We hope that you will leave the Institute with a better understanding of your subject matter and a passion for history education.

This event is FREE to active educators. At the conclusion of the event, educators will receive a certificate of attendance provided by the American Battlefield Trust. Please join us July 11-14, 2021, on the American Battlefield Trust webinar platform.

Who Can Attend

  • Active K-12 educators and administrators
  • Curriculum coordinators/developers
  • Museum professionals
  • Librarians
  • Adjunct and full-time college professors & administrators
  • School IT Professionals 
  • After school program coordinators and facilitators 
  • Continuing education coordinators and educators 

Registration

Registration for the 2022 Virtual Teacher Institute opens on April 5, 2022. Registration for each webinar is FREE, but all participants are required to register for each webinar that they wish to attend. 

How Do I Attend?

  • Register for the webinars that you wish to attend. 
  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with all of the login information. 
  • A few minutes before the webinar starts, click on the link provided in the registration email. 

Are you recording the sessions?

Yes, the sessions will be recorded and uploaded to the American Battlefield Trust website a few weeks after the event.

Can I receive a certificate of attendance for watching the recordings at a later date?

No, you can only receive a certificate of attendance for attending the live sessions July 11-14, 2022.

Relive our past Virtual Teacher Institutes!

Our first-ever Virtual Teacher Institute brought together nearly 800 educators from around the world. You can relive our 2020 event and access all of the videos and support assets by clicking here.  

Our second annual Virtual Teacher Institute brought together some 600 educators from around the world for 38 sessions. Click here to access all of the videos and resources.