Upcoming opportunities for educators


Teacher Workshop
Sunday, April 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Teacher Workshop: Artifacts and Inquiries

A full-day onsite workshop with Museum and Memorial educators covering how to teach students about national and global civic responsibility during times of war. PL Certificate offered.
Teacher Development
Monday, July 29-Thursday, Aug. 1 | 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Central Time

Teacher Seminar: American Indian History since 1900

Teachers, join the Gilder Lehrman Institute - featuring Dr. Donald L. Fixico and Museum and Memorial curator Natalie Lovgren - in exploring American Indian history since 1900.

Teacher Fellowships

The National WWI Museum and Memorial partners with exceptional institutions to offer learning opportunities for teachers.

Literature and Legacy: WWI in the Classroom

Summer Institute for 4-12 Educators, July 2024

The National WWI Museum and Memorial is excited to offer a Summer 2024 professional learning opportunity to assist teachers in integrating literature that brings to life the multifaceted narratives of the Great War in their classrooms. Spend a week in Kansas City preparing to teach this pivotal historical period by receiving and developing engaging resources that illuminate the era's extraordinary stories.

Photograph of 3 modern-day white adults dressed in business casual clothing in a research library. They are examining a textile artifact.


Online Professional Development

Looking for new ways to engage students in WWI and its enduring impact? The National WWI Museum and Memorial provides professional development opportunities to K-12+ teachers with free webinars and downloadable Professional Development certificates for event participation. Please email us at education@theworldwar.org. for more information on upcoming webinars.

Teacher Advisory Council

The Teacher Advisory Council (TAC) is a collective of educators who provide invaluable insight into K-12 classrooms across the United States. During their two-year term, members will:

  • Maintain and advance the Museum and Memorial’s mission of helping generations of students to understand the Great War and its enduring impact.
  • Evaluate and revise the Museum and Memorial’s educational content.
  • Inform Museum staff on current K-12 teaching trends, technology, and curricula relating to World War I.



Please contact education@theworldwar.org with any questions regarding the Teacher Advisory Council.