The George Washington Teacher Institute is proud to announce six summer residential programs. The programs will feature unparalleled access to content scholars, the Mount Vernon estate, and sources, both primary and secondary.
We’ll host six programs on the historic estate, Washington at War: From Soldier to Commander in Chief (June 13-17); Slavery in George Washington’s World (June 20-24); First in Business: Washington, Mount Vernon, and the New Nation (July 11-15); Leadership and Legacy: Lessons from George Washington (July 18-22); Martha Washington and the Women of the 18th Century (August 1-6); and, Model Citizen: George Washington and the Founding of the U.S. Government (August 8-12).
Each week features a lead scholar that drives the content and works closely with each participant.
All current K-12 teachers are invited to apply. Full scholarships, including travel stipends, are available for applicants in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note: You must be teaching in the scholarship state for the 2017-18 school year to be eligible.
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2017.
For more details, including the application requirements and formal application, please visit our website: mountvernon.org/summerresidential. If you have additional questions, please contact Jackie Jecha, firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.799.5082.