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Thank you for your interest in applying to CAC's Summer 2020 NEH Landmarks Workshop "The American Skyscraper: Transforming Chicago and the Nation"!

Applications for the 2020 NEH Landmarks Workshop "The American Skyscraper: Transforming Chicago and the Nation" are now closed. If you are interested in learning more about the Chicago Architecture Center’s education opportunities, please fill out our Teacher Training Interest Form..

Note: This application form will not save your progress if you leave the current session; Please save your short answer responses should your connection be lost.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this (program/workshop), do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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Essay question 1: What is your interest in this specific workshop, the workshop location and/or our topic of study?

In other words, what is it about Chicago, skyscrapers or architecture that piques your interest? Why are you applying for this workshop at CAC instead of the many other great NEH workshops around the country? (500-word limit)

Essay question 2: How will attending this workshop enhance your teaching or school service?

The more specific you can be about your intentions and needs, the better. Who are the students you serve? How will your participation enhance their learning? How do you imagine connecting this content on skyscrapers and architecture to your existing or future lessons/units/curricula? (500-word limit)

Essay question 3: How will you share your experience with your colleagues?

In other words, what methods will you use and/or what opportunities do you have for communicating your new knowledge and sharing the resources you’ll receive in the workshop? Are other colleagues from your school applying to our workshop as well? What structures are in place for sharing what you’ve learned? (500-word limit)


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