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Civil War Washington Summer Institute for Teachers Grades K-12

July 7 - July 12

Civil War Washington Teachers surround the blue house in Georgetown

A dynamic week long learning experience for educators of grades K-12. Gain tools to help students grapple with histories whose legacies matter today. Connect with peers from all over the country to illuminate new perspectives and under-told stories, explore historic sites in Washington, DC and collect a wealth of resources. Presented by the Civil War Washington Consortium (Ford’s Theater, Tudor Place, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and President Lincoln’s Cottage), who are committed to investigating the Civil War in all its complexity, and seek applicants with diverse experiences* who bring a variety of perspectives to the week of learning.

  • Access a wealth of resources and primary sources to use in your classroom.
  • Improve historical thinking skills and gain confidence tackling historical complexities.
  • Forge lasting connections with peer educators.
  • Network with museum educators to help support your students with site-specific learning.
  • Reflect on your personal understanding of the Civil War and its impact on your teaching.
  • Gain a new perspective on the capital city.
  • Deposit: $100 refundable to secure your place in the institute. Deposits are refunded upon successful completion of the program.
  • Successful completion of the program certifies 36 hours of professional development; Graduate credit is available through Trinity University Washington: three (3) credits for $375.

Applications are open November 21, 2023 – March 29, 2024. Applicants will be notified of their status no later than April 26, 2024. Check the schedule here.

Cost:  FREE

*Including but not limited to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, professional experience, geographic region.

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Start:
July 7
End:
July 12
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Venue

Tudor Place

Details

Start:
July 7
End:
July 12
Event Categories:
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Venue

Tudor Place