Teacher Opportunities

C-SPAN Classroom offers a variety of professional development opportunities for middle and high school educators. Learn about our collection of resources through online sessions, connect with us during our summer conferences for a more in-depth exploration, or collaborate with us to develop new educational materials as a C-SPAN Fellow. Details about each program can be found in the related sections on this page. Questions? Email us: educate@c-span.org.

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Teacher Fellowship Program

C-SPAN's Fellowship program is designed for middle and high school educators who are familiar with C-SPAN’s programs and can demonstrate innovative methods of incorporating these programs into the classroom.

This year C-SPAN will select up to 5 fellows to collaborate with the Education Relations team to develop new teaching materials.

Each selected C-SPAN Fellow will:

  • Work remotely with the team from July 5 – July 29 to create new educational resources
  • Develop content using C-SPAN programs that will be hosted on the C-SPAN Classroom or StudentCam websites
  • Participate in C-SPAN’s Virtual Summer Educators’ Conferences (Dates to be determined.)
  • Receive a stipend of $1,000.00 for their time, work, and participation in the program

If you are interested in participating in the program, please complete the application below and submit your resume to educate@c-span.org by Friday, May 6, 2022.

APPLICATION LINK: C-SPAN 2022 Fellowship (Google Form)

C-SPAN will select finalists and notify them by Friday, June 3, 2022.

Each finalist will be asked to submit a detailed one-page outline of a project they would like to develop and participate in a Zoom interview with C-SPAN’s Education team.

Examples of projects former Fellows have developed are:

Fellowship recipients will be selected and notified by Friday, June 3, 2022.

C-SPAN's Summer Educators' Conference

This July, C-SPAN Classroom will be hosting several virtual professional development conferences for middle and high school teachers. During these sessions, educators will explore the free resources that are available on our website including:

Details and dates will be determined and posted here this spring.

Free Online Teacher Training

C-SPAN Classroom offers free online training sessions to help teachers implement our resources for distance learning, hybrid classes or in-person education. Connect with us through Zoom to learn how to navigate our website as we introduce you to the variety of free teaching resources that are available for you to use in whatever type of classroom you use. We also demonstrate how to build your own library of resources and create personalized folders. We offer a variety of free content on different topics including public affairs, the branches of government, history and literature that we feature in short Current Events videos, Lesson Plans and Bell Ringers, On This Day in History Events, Constitution Clips and Classroom Deliberations.

Whether it is your staff, your department or a class of up-and-coming student teachers, educators are certain to find content that supports their curriculum and enhances their instruction.