Teacher Membership

Join now! Teacher Members enjoy a whole world of benefits for $40/year. 

For your brain. For your classroom. For your heart. Let us help you do the most important work on earth. 
The very best of the Folger Shakespeare Library is at your fingertips, all of the time, no matter where you are. 


When you become a Teacher Member, you join the Folger community in a special way, with membership both in the institution and in our robust teaching family, which stretches across the country and around the world.

A Teacher Membership provides you with all kinds of benefits, including exclusive, members-only access to Forsooth! The Folger Teacher Community, an online universe with

  • 500+ resources, including lesson plans on a variety of texts by Shakespeare and other authors. 
  • Ongoing professional development webinars on topics such as "Teach Their Eyes Were Watching God with Rigor and Joy" and "What To Do--and Not Do--in Week One of a Successful Shakespeare Unit." 
  • Access to experts at the Folger and in our community of mentor teachers, scholars, and artists. 
  • Curated primary source images, videos, and other multimedia from the Folger collection, the world's largest Shakespeare collection. 

In addition to connecting you with Forsooth!, your gift directly supports the work of Folger Education, guaranteeing that our experienced staff can continue to work with you to transform teaching and learning here at the Folger and in your classroom, and, in so doing, change the lives of students across the country.

For more information, please read the full Teacher Membership brochure.


Complete this brief online form or call 202.675.0359. 


Join now! Teacher Members enjoy a whole world of benefits for $40/year.