Lincoln Memorial University

Investigating the World One Source at a Time

A Professional Development Program in the Social Sciences



Lincoln Memorial University Hamilton School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Lincoln Memorial University Carter and Moyers School of Education

Clinch-Powell Educational Cooperative.


The program will focus on Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, Hancock, Scott, Union, Hamblen, and Greene counties.


Contact Info: Dr. Joanna Neilson, Program Director / [email protected] / 423.869.6427

Click here for the Revised Program Flyer.


This program is designed to help high school Social Studies teachers prepare for the new 2019- 2020 Tennessee Social Studies Standards by focusing on the use of primary and secondary sources in the classroom. Teachers must teach at least one course (including AP classes) in the track they select.  US Government teachers are encouraged to apply for the Criminal Justice / Contemporary Issues track. 


Full-time high school Social Studies teachers and principals are encouraged to apply. 


Available Tracks:

Ancient History          U.S. History                World History Geography                  Psychology                 Criminal Justice / Contemporary Issues


Participants will receive

  • Stipends
  • Professional Development hours
  • Materials and new approaches


Important Program Dates

Application Deadline: Currently accepting applications until the program is filled.

Acceptances Sent: Currently accepting applications until the program is filled.

Introduction to the Online Portal: May - TBA

Online Portals: Monthly May – December 2018

Summer Institute at LMU Harrogate Campus: Sunday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 19

New Unit Submission: October 2018

Classroom Observations: November and December 2018


To Apply

Now currently accepting applications.

Click here for the Program Application.

Download, complete, and send the completed application via email to [email protected]


423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752