2023 Three Branches Institute

July 25th, 26th, and 27th, from 2-4pm ET

*Registration for this event is closed.

Are you a U.S. history and civics educator seeking Professional Development hours? Would you like to facilitate nuanced discussions on significant historical events and current issues in your classroom? If so, we invite you to join the 2023 Virtual Three Branches Institute! Join us for three days of immersive virtual learning. This free program is brought to you by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, the White House Historical Association, the Supreme Court Historical Society, and the National Archives and Records Administration. At the Institute, you have the opportunity to explore a wealth of new educational resources and connect with fellow educators.

Our theme for this year’s program is “Voices During Conflict,” which focuses on three key periods in U.S. history: the Civil War & Reconstruction, the internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II, and the Vietnam War.

Each day, one branch of government will lead a discussion exploring the checks and balances imposed upon it by the other two branches during times of strife and war. Additionally, the program will analyze how the grassroots voices and activism of “We The People” shape and respond to actions taken by the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches. By participating in this Institute, you gain fresh insights and teaching strategies for incorporating the three branches of government into your classroom curriculum.

The registration deadline is July 19th at 11:59 pm ET for live attendance. Session recordings and materials will be provided asynchronously to all registrants. Register for free or share this opportunity with a teacher you know.

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