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American History and Civics Academies

Contact

Christine Miller - Team Lead
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave. SW, 4W205
Washington DC 20202-5960
(202) 260-7350
(800) USA-LEARN

CFDA Number: 84.422A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics

What’s New

The U.S. Department of Education awarded one new grant under the FY 2017 American History and Civics Academies competition. The award amount is $1,704,047 and will support the grant for a five-year project period. For more information, visit our Awards page.

Program Description

American History and Civics Academies supports the establishment of Presidential Academies for Teachers of American History and Civics that offer workshops for both veteran and new teachers of American history and civics to strengthen their knowledge and preparation for teaching these subjects. The program also supports establishment of Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics for high school students to develop a broader and deeper understanding of these subjects.