• Educator Opportunities

    These educator opportunities are not handled within the Social Studies department or Collier County Public Schools.  Please contact the sponsoring organization for more information. 


    Bill of Rights Institute
    Founders Fellowship
    For Social Studies Teachers of Grades 7-12
    The annual program brings teachers together from around the country to historic locations to learn from each other and explore Institute resources.
    Civil War Trust
    Civil War Trust Teacher Institute
    Take tours with historians, engage in workshops, and discover a community of passionate, like-minded educators — Civil War Trust Teacher Institutes will help you enrich your Civil War instruction.
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Teacher Institute
    During six-day sessions on location in Colonial Williamsburg and the surrounding area, 25 participants engage in an interdisciplinary approach to teaching social studies with American history as the focus. Teachers have the opportunity to exchange ideas with historians, meet character interpreters, and become part of the story in The Revolutionary City. 
    Florida Humanities Council
    Educator Workshops 
    Workshops held on a variety of topics around the state for current K-12 teachers.
    Florida Law Related Education Association
    Justice Teaching Institute
    Teachers from throughout Florida are selected to spend a week in Tallahassee working with the Supreme Court justices learning first-hand about the judicial system using a case-study approach.
    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
    Teacher Seminars
    Each summer, the Gilder Lehrman Institute offers forty academically rigorous Teacher Seminars for K–12 educators. These highly competitive one-week seminars are open exclusively to participants in Gilder Lehrman’s free Affiliate School Program.
    Naples Council on World Affairs
    Summer Institute on International Affairs
    Each year a one-week seminar is held for teachers on the Foggy Bottom Campus of George Washington University sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Washington, DC.  The Institute focuses on current, relevant international issues.
    National Endowment for the Humanities
    NEH  Summer Programs in the Humanities for School Educators
    Each year, NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for educators to study a variety of humanities topics. Stipends of $1,200-$3,900 help cover expenses for these one- to five-week programs.