Summer Institute

Summer Institutes are Level Two offerings, providing opportunities for in-depth exploration into a particular theme or topic each year, including:

  • insights from experts in relevant fields
  • time to explore a variety of primary sources and teaching ideas
  • interactions with other educators
  • opportunity to create a lesson applying what is learned and to teach it during the school year


2014 Greeley District 6 Elementary Summer Institute

2014 Greeley District 6 Secondary Summer Institute


In the past, these three-day institutes have included:

2008 - The Fabric of our Lives: Weaving the American Tapestry
2009 - Crossroads: Rediscovering the Federal Writer’s Project
2010 - A Sense of Place: Preserving, Working and Celebrating our Land
2011 – Human Impact of Natural Disasters
2012 – Savory Experiences: A Food-Themed Exploration of Primary Sources from the Library of Congress
2013 – Mining: Can you Dig It?

Watch for details on the 2014 Summer Institute with a new format!

Calendar of Events


Those Were the Days at Centerra, July 22

We don't have fall dates confirmed yet but we have an Essentials Exploration and two special topics workshops planned- Ciphers, Codes, and Spies: Oh My! and Music: US History Through Sound and Meter