Welcome to The American Promise, a Web site devoted to helping teachers, professors and educators bring democracy to life in their classrooms. This site is a supplement to the videos and teaching guide produced for the original public television series.
Visitors Guide
Get a quick overview of The American Promise Web site by visiting our Visitors Guide.

Teacher's Forum
We help you Get Ideas and implement The American Promise in your community with downloadable project plans.

Teaching Guide
Visit our expanded online Teaching Guide with PDF downloadables ready for your immediate classroom use.

Newsletter Archive
Download our current newsletter or past issues.

The American Promise is a story about America and the people who make it work. Check out the latest news, events and updates below. Also, take advantage of the lesson plans and valuable resources available throughout this Web site.

Wisdom, Inspiration and Tenacity (WIT Award)– Who has all of these qualities and then some? Meet some extraordinary educators who were honored by Farmers and the California Association for Bilingual Education at their recent 2005 Annual Conference.

Enter the This I Believe essay contest
Starting April 4, 2005, This I Believe weekly feature airs on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Find out how you can enter an essay to be considered for broadcast. The program is sponsored by The American Promise sponsor, Farmers Insurance.

What have you done with The American Promise videos and lesson plans?
We'd like to help you get the recognition you deserve.

Share your lesson plans and activities related to the war on Iraq
We'd like to know how you are helping your students cope with our nation being at war.

Teachers! We have a special website just for you at http://teachers.farmers.com. Check out the current promotions, classroom resources, teachers guide, and more!

Department of Education unveils new Hispanic Web site
Designed to help Hispanic families get their children into college.

Apply online for a scholarship
Western Governors University and Farmers Insurance offer an online class.

If you have new information on a program that is covered in The American Promise, a relevant news item or information on upcoming events, let us know and we'll share it with the visitors to our site.

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