Through its initiative, Teaching Florida, the Florida Humanities Council focuses on providing continuing education workshops around the state for Florida’s educators. These tuition-free experiences offer professional and personal growth through enriching and engaging content presented by distinguished Florida scholars.
These opportunities focus on a variety of topics relevant to various disciplines and grade levels. Florida K-12 teachers, students teachers, college instructors, museum educators, and park service employees are eligible to participate.
The 2017 Summer Seminar Series includes:
- June 19-23: Humanities and the Sunshine State – Teaching Florida’s Climates in partnership with University of Florida
- June 23-25: Exploring Colonial St. Augustine – Heritage and Culture
- June 25-28: Civil War in Florida – Beyond the Battlefield
- June 26-30: Imagining Sustainability – Waters, Wonders, Waste in partnership with Eckerd College
- June 30 – July 2: Calusa, Creeks and Crackers – Peoples of Florida
- July 9-15 or July 16-22: Jump at the Sun – Zora Neale Hurston and her Eatonville Roots
The deadline to apply to all programs has now passed. Once new information is available, the page will be updated.