+ Summer Teacher Institutes at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is pleased to announce details about its summer programs for K-12 educators.


The application for the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute is now available. The five-day institute provides educators with tools and resources to effectively integrate primary sources into K-12 classrooms.

Teachers and school librarians of all grade levels and curriculum areas are encouraged to apply.

Interested? Check your calendar–Institute dates are listed below.

  • June 9-13        Institute session #1
  • July 7-11         Institute session #2
  • July 21-25       Institute session #3

Additional information, educator testimonials, and the application for the Institutes can be found here!

If you’re interested in getting a sense of how the Library’s Summer Teacher Institute can have an impact on your teaching, listen to this web radio interview.


The Library will also be offering two five-day summer seminars with a focus on integrating primary sources in specific content areas. The seminars will most benefit K-12 educators with specific teaching requirements in these content areas.

  • July 14-18               Science Seminar
  • July 28-Aug 1          Civil Rights Seminar

More information and the seminar application will be available in late January.

Institute and seminar applications are due Monday, March 24th.


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