Gilder Lehrman Flagship School Students Win Big at the New York State Finals of the National History Day Competition

Two students from the Academy of American Studies in Queens, New York, a Gilder Lehrman Flagship School, were awarded prizes in the New York State Finals of the National History Day Competition in Cooperstown, New York, on April 29, 2019.

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Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: The Kennedy Era

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers. Applications are now open. Click here to apply. Course Spotlight: The Kennedy Era with Professor Barbara Perry, Gerald L. Baliles Professor and Director of Presidential Studies at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center More than fifty years after its tragic end, the presidency of John F.
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Introducing Susan Tomlinson, the 2018 Indiana History Teacher of the Year

Susan TomlinsonIndiana History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Holiday Sale! 30% Off Everything at the Gilder Lehrman Institute's History Shop

The History Shop is the ideal place to find gifts for your favorite history teacher, curious student, or any American history enthusiast in your life.This holiday season, Gilder Lehrman offers 30% off everything in the store, including self-paced courses,
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In Memory of Sean Enos-Robertson

Sean Enos-Robertson, a devoted teacher at Harlem Academy in New York City with close connections to the Gilder Lehrman Institute, passed away on November 29, 2018. 
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Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA Spotlight: “The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass”

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers. Applications are now open.
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Introducing Mark Foley, the 2018 Illinois History Teacher of the Year

Mark Foley Illinois History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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