Please note: Applications are due by January 18th, 2019.

 What is the Teacher Institute?
During week-long sessions or three-day themed seminars, Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute participants are immersed in an interdisciplinary approach to teaching social studies with American history as the focus. The Institute experience provides teachers:

· Primary source-centered, standards-based historical content

· Inclusive approach to analyzing people and events of the past from multiple perspectives

· Innovative, engaging teaching strategies to bring history to life in the classroom

· Immersive experiences throughout the Historic Area and with character interpreters with suggested classroom applications

· Collaborative idea sharing with Colonial Williamsburg staff and fellow teachers

· Classroom-ready instructional resources, including lesson plans, primary sources, and media through the Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library. 

Each Teacher Institute scholarship includes:

· Admission to all program activities

· Room (double occupancy)

· Most meals

· Special access to the Teacher Institute portion of the Education Resource Library

· Most scholarships also include full airfare and ground transportation to Williamsburg. Travel arrangements will be confirmed at the time of scholarship acceptance.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For your application to be considered, you must respond fully to all questions, upload a recommendation from your Principal or Administrator, and confirm that you will have a full-time teaching position during the 2019-2020 school year. If your application is incomplete it will not be reviewable.

For more information about our 2019 Teacher Institute programs and dates, please visit our website at: If you have any questions about the application process please email Elana McGovern at Please include “2019 CWTI Scholarship Application” in the subject line of the email.

Applications are due by January 18th, 2019.