Travel There to Teach it Here

The Driven 2 Teach program is taking History teachers out of the classroom and to the very places where history happened. Open to Utah educators, grades 5-12, who specialize in American History or historical literature, the Driven 2 Teach program gives teachers an extended, hands-on learning experience unlike any other—at no cost to the teachers or the schools. COVID 19- Esteemed Teachers: Driven2Teach is still functioning, but we have had to postpone our field studies planned for 2021. We are optimistic that we will be able to resume travel again in June 2022. We plan to accept application for our new 2023 UTAH HISTORY field studies (4th and 7th grade) in December 2022.
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2020 Field Studies

Founding Fathers:

Boston – Philadelphia

June 6-13, 2021

(Leaving Sunday June 7th on a RED EYE flight)

From Samuel Adams’ republicanism to Benjamin Franklin’s diplomacy: an intellectual and geographical journey from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania.

Eligible to Apply: All 3 grade levels: elementary, junior high, high school (5th, 8th, High School US History)

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019

Founding Generations, Founding Principles:

Mid-Atlantic America

June 6-13

This seminar will explore the founding generations and founding principles of the United States as seen through the lenses of religion, ethnicity, and slavery in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The Field Study will take place in Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. It will communicate an understanding that the Mid-Atlantic can be considered one region in the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods. That region in these eras was characterized by religious and ethnic diversity, as well as complicated attitudes and practices in relation to race and slavery.

Eligible to Apply: 5Th grade & junior high US history teachers

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019

Civil War to Civil Rights:

South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama

June 14-21

Understanding Civil Rights in American History. From Civil War to Civil Rights; the rights of citizens to political, economic, and social freedom with equality for ALL with a focus on the African American struggle

Eligible to Apply: All 3 grade levels: elementary, junior high, high school (5th, 8th, High School US History)

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019

What are People Saying

Holly Hoyt
U.S. History

I would not have been able to go visit these historical sites on my own. This was a chance of a lifetime. I’ve seen the sites, I have felt the passion, and I have seen that men and women who were ordinary citizens felt passionate about something and they changed everything.

It was AMAZING! I learned so much and can't wait to get back in the classroom and teach it. Thank you so much to the Larry H. Miller Group and Zion’s Bank.

— Lesley Sparks

What an incredible program for teachers. I loved it and learned SO much. I have been able to use much of what I learned in my classes this past year — truly an amazing opportunity!

— Jacquie Tuitavuki

It was AMAZING! I learned so much and can't wait to get back in the classroom and teach it. Thank you so much to the Larry H. Miller Group and Zion’s Bank.