The Civil War Washington Teacher Fellows.
This week-long summer institute will take place in Washington from July 14 -19, 2013. Join up to 25 teachers to learn about Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and the city of Washington during the Civil War. Experience interpretive tours of Ford’s Theatre, President Lincoln’s Cottage, the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the U.S Capitol and more. Come away from your week with a trove of primary source material to use in your class and new skills for leading place-based learning experiences. The $1000 registration fee includes a round trip ticket on American Airlines and six nights at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel. Or, the $600 registration gets you the roundtrip ticket and a shared room at the Willard.
For more information see the attached program application or visit: http://www.fords.org/home/education/teacher-programs/professional-development/teacher-fellows. Applications due by March 29.
Can’t come to Washington? Let Ford’s come to you with our new distance learning programs. We now offer two virtual field trips led by members of our education staff, National Park Rangers and actors portraying historical characters associated with the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. For more information and to sign up for a virtual field trip visit:http://www.fords.org/home/education/lifelong-learner-programs/distance-learning.
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Education Programs Manager
Ford's Theatre Society
514 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004