200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

Bicentennial Summer Institutes are hands-on professional development experiences for teachers in grades 3 through 5! 

Each 3.5-day session includes exciting field trips, activities, and guest speakers. All participants receive a $400 stipend, lunch, books, supplies, and STI PD credit. Applications are due December 15, 2017. Choose your institute from the list below and click each title for more information. Questions? Email us at al200edu@gmail.com.

Please note that the application requires a letter of recommendation from your principal. Please contact us at the email above if you have technical difficulties. Thank you!

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June 11-14, 2018

Unsung Heroes of the Black Belt
University of West Alabama, Livingston


June 12-15, 2018

Mobile: People of the Rivers
University of South Alabama, Mobile, and 5 Rivers Delta Center, Spanish Fort


June 18-21, 2018

Voting with Our Feet
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery

Birmingham: One Place, Many Faces
Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

Our Roots Run Deep: Digging Up Alabama's Rich Farming Heritage
Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan

Alabama Voices: History through Oral Stories
University of Alabama Gadsden Center, Gadsden


June 25-28, 2018

Civil War and Civil Rights in Alabama's Fourth Capital
University of Alabama Natural History Museum, Tuscaloosa

Telling Alabama's Story: A Community Perspective
NPS Selma Interpretive Center, Selma

Alabama's Longleaf Pine: A Closer Look
Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, Andalusia


July 16-19, 2018

The Three C's: Alabama and the Creek War, Civil War, and Civil Rights Movement
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Auburn

Alabama Goes to Space
U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville

Celebrating the People of Our Past
Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Florence