Teacher Seminars

2018 Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminar


Hilary Barron – Monta Vista High School (Cupertino, CA)
Rob Bell – Thornridge High School (Dolton, IL)
Wendy Berkelman – Belle High School (Belle, MO)
John Carnesecca – Great Oak High School (Temecula, CA)
Katelynn Catalano – John W. McDevitt Middle School (Waltham, MA)
Paul Court – Salesian High School (New Rochelle, NY)
April Crandall – Jacobsen High School (Minden, NV)
Brad Edmondson – Southview Middle School (Ankeny, IA)
Chris Fong – PUC Lakeview Charter High School (Lakeview Terrace, CA)
Audrey Goebel-Hall – Avondale West Elementary School (Topeka, KS)
Shane Gower – Maranacook Community High School (Readfield, ME)
Wendy Harris – Metro Deaf School (St. Paul, MN)
Nancy Haven – Dover High School (Dover, NJ)
Joanne Heffley – Dover High School (Dover, AR)
Jim Henrickson – Calvary Lutheran School (Dallas, TX)
Ashley Hooper – Cupertino High School (Cupertino, CA)
David Lyons – St. Mark’s School (Southborough, MA)
John Lyons – Groton School (Groton, MA)
Theresa Mengerink – Vantage Career Center (Van Wert, OH)
Jared Meyer – Monaco Middle School (Las Vegas, NV)
Heather Monson – United Township High School (East Moline, IL)
Robert Prichard – St. Clair Senior High School (Saint Clair, MO)
Mike Pritts – Fountain Fort-Carson High School (Fountain, CO)
Emily Radford – Albert Hill Middle School (Richmond, VA)
Amber Rogers – Corner Canyon High School (Draper, UT)
Ray Ruhlman – McQuaid Jesuity High School (Rochester, NY)
Stacey Savin – Kingswood Oxford School (West Hartford, CT)
Jamie Sawatzky – Rocky Run Middle School (Chantilly, VA)
John Simon – Success High School (Round Rock, TX)
Catherine Sommer – Maryland Montessori School (Milwaukee, WI)
Brian Stephenson – Belleview High School (Belleview, FL)
Brian Weaver – Maple Grove Senior High School (Maple Grove, MN)
Nicole Winter – Cosby High School (Midlothian, VA)
Craig Wood – Armstrong Middle School (Starkville, MS)
Also pictured:
Dr. Jay Winter, Charles J. Stille Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University
Ron Adkisson, Gilder Lehrman Institute Master Teacher
Cherie Kelly, School Programs Manager, National WWI Museum and Memorial

2017 Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminar


Laura Abbott — National Mall and Memorial Parks (Washington, DC)
Deborah Anderson — Wakakea Intermediate School (Hilo, HI)
Joseph Blacketer — Grassfield High School (Chesapeake, VA)
Diane Bugler — Captain Samuel Brown School (Peabody, MA)
Valerie Cichy — Rhodes Junior High School (Mesa, AZ)
Robyn Cleaver — Warwick Senior High School (Warwick, WA)
Christina Cone — Smithtown High School – West (Smithtown, NY)
Randy Cotts — Byron Center High School (Byron Center, MI)
Terry Crout — Eagles Landing Middle School (Boca Raton, FL)
Kason Dalton — Dent Middle School (Columbia, SC)
Ryan D’Arcy — Kansas School (Kansas, IL)
Emmett Dougherty — Lewiston High School (Lewiston, ID)
Matthew Forte — Logan Elm High School (Circleville, OH)
Brenda Garcia — Stuyvesant High Schoo (New York City, NY)
Randall Griffis — Tahquamenon High School (Newberry, MI)
George Haldaman — Mascoutah High School (Mascoutah, IL)
Sharon Hartnee — Fiorella H. LaGuardia High School of the Arts (New York City, NY)
John Heeg — Robert Frost Middle School (Deer Park, NY)
Adam Hellebuyck — University Liggett School (Grosse Pointe, MI)
Courtney Howard — Rossville Junior Senior High School (Rossville, KS)
Laura Huffman — Cannon School (Concord, NC)
Thomas Hull — Andrews Osborn Academy (Willoughby, OH)
Carol Huneycutt — McNair Middle School (Fayetteville, AR)
Steve Kramer — The Hockaday School (Dallas, TX)
Justine Kuehle — San Rafael High School (San Rafael, CA)
Bruce Mize — West Point High School (North Columbus, MS)
Lisa Montgomery — Nichols Middle School (Evanston, IL)
Colleen Murray — Amundsen High School (Chicago, IL)
Stephanie Nelson — Mount Rainier High School (Des Moines, WA)
Bart Popowski — Douglas Middle School (Box Elder, SD)
Michael Rauer — Bishop Ireton High School (Alexandria, VA)
Sean Redmond — Santiago High School (Anaheim, CA)
Ellen Resnek — Downington East High School (Exton, PA)
Michael Sandberg — The Seven Hills School (Walnut Creek, CA)
Melissa Schuster — Superior Junior Senior High School (Superior, NE)
Julie Wheeler — The Harker Upper School (San Jose, CA)
Also pictured:
Dr. Jay Winter, Charles J. Stille Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University
David Mitchell, Gilder Lehrman Institute Master Teacher

2016-17 Fellows


Randall Griffis — Tahquamenon High School (Newberry, MI)
John Heeg — Robert Frost Middle School (Deer Park, NY)
Carol Huneycutt — McNair Middle School (Fayetteville, AR)
Bruce Mize — West Point High School (West Point, MS)
Kevin Painter — South Gibson County High School (Medina, TN)
Sean Redmond — Santiago High School (Garden Grove, CA)
Ardyth Watson — Feyetteville-Manilus High School (Camillus, NY)
Also pictured:
Lora Vogt, Curator of Education, National WWI Museum and Memorial
Cherie Kelly, School Programs Manager, National WWI Museum and Memorial

2015-16 Fellows


Mike Davis — Southeast Community College (Lincoln, NE)
Larry Dexter — Westwood High School (Phoenix, AZ)
Cameron May — Frontier School of Excellence (Kansas City, MO)
Todd Peeler — Cleveland Early College High School (Shelby, NC)
Will Schmadeke — Grant Community High School (Fox Lake, IL)
Laurie Tafoya — Cornerstone Christian School (San Antonio, TX)
Jennifer Turner — Carl Hayden Community High School (Phoenix, AZ)

2014-15 Fellows


Steve Argo — Baraboo High School (Baraboo, WI)
Megan Berry — Abilene High School (Abilene, KS)
Jessica Chacon — Woven Teaching, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
Rosemary Conroy — St. Luke’s Catholic Middle School (Shoreline, WA)
Gena Marker — Centennial High School (Boise, ID)
Will Reimers — Trevor Browne High School (Phoenix, AZ)
Richard Silberg — Martin Luther King Middle School (Berkeley, CA)
Kurt Skinner — Colorado Springs Christian School (Colorado Springs, CO)

2013-14 Fellows


Gena Arriola-Salas — Pioneer High School (Whittier, CA)
Michael Barton — Greater Lowell Technical High School (Tyngsborough, MA)
Chris Bobal — Lee’s Summit High School (Lee’s Summit, MO)
Laura Dobrin — Nansemond-Suffolk Academy (Suffolk, VA)
Jeanne Hamacher — Lake Park High School (Highland Park, IL)
Tom Howard — Cherry Hills High School East (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Dustin Keltner — Wellsville Middle School (Lawrence, KS)
Catrina Pelton — Maryville Middle School (Maryville, MO)
Brian Thompson — Cardozo Senior High School (Washington, DC)
Also pictured:
Lora Vogt, Curator of Education, National WWI Museum and Memorial
Mark Gudgel, Co-Director of the National WWI Museum and Memorial Teacher Fellowship Program, 2012‑14

2012-13 Fellows


Lisa Adeli — Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of AZ (Tucson, AZ)
Tim Garner — Centennial High School (Ankeny, IA)
Laura Huffman — Cannon School (Concord, NC)
Beth Hurley — Southern Middle School (Aberdeen, NC)
Casey Knight — Kaohsiung American School (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
Valerie Person — Curritick County High School (Barco, NC)
Brad Veile — Lakeside High School (Plummer, ID)
Mindy Wright — Lincoln Southwest High School (Lincoln, NE)
Also pictured:
Lora Vogt, Curator of Education, National WWI Museum and Memorial
Mark Gudgel, Co-Director of the National WWI Museum and Memorial Teacher Fellowship Program, 2012‑14
Annie Lewis-Jones, National WWI Museum and Memorial Intern, 2012