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The Library of Congress > Teachers > Professional Development

The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program provides primary source-based staff development to teachers across the country.

Use PD Content

Explore the professional development content from the Library's professional development institutes and workshops.

PD Activities
Download and facilitate ready-to-present professional development modules.

PD Videos
Explore short videos on using resources and teaching strategies for using primary sources in the classroom.

Learn with the Library of Congress

Experts from the Library of Congress work directly with small groups of educators using material from the Library's Teaching with Primary Sources professional development program.

Online office hours

Online Office Hours
Every Tuesday from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

Educator engaging students

Webinars and Workshops
Facilitated workshops by education resource specialists

Discussing primary sources at a Teacher Institute

Summer Teacher Institutes
Week-long programs at the Library of Congress

Work with Our Partners

Network with the Library's educational consortium — schools, universities, libraries, and foundations from around the country.

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Participating Partners
Find a partner near you

teachers working on primary sources

Grant program available
Learn about regional grants