For Parents & Teachers

Parents and teachers - 

Thank you for visiting my website. Our young people are our next generation of leaders. Thank you for all you do to educate them! I hope you find this information helpful.

Ben's Guide to Government for Parents and Teachers

Kids in the House - Information for teachers

American Memory- Browse millions of historical items that shaped America

Ask a Librarian - Have a question? Ask the Library of Congress

Encyclopedia Smithsonian - In depth articles from the world's largest museum

Learning Page - Lesson plans and activities

Today in history

Veterans History Project


I am always looking for talented students to intern in my Washington, DC office. If you are know a college student that might be interested in an internship opportunity, please click here for more information.

Congressional Art Competition

Each spring, my wife Tawni and I host the Congressional Art Competition for high school students in western Wisconsin. If know a student artist that might be interested in participating, please click here for more information.

Military Academies

Each year, my office is able to nominate qualified students for acceptance to our nation's military academies. For more information, click here.


For additional resources, see our page for students and kids here.