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Capital District Council for the Social Studies  (Albany, NY)

Mount Vernon Summer Institute

  • 14 Jun 2013
  • 20 Jun 2013
  • Mount Vernon, Virginia
The George Washington Summer Residential Teachers' Institute is a highly competitive program which brings teachers to Mount Vernon, Virginia for an intensive week of study at Washington's home.  Participating teachers immerse themselves in the study and discussion of this critical period of American history and the remarkable role George Washington played in the founding of our nation.

Teachers will have the opportunity to:
  • Examine the character and accomplishments of George Washington while living on his 18th-century estate.
  • Engage in active discussion of 18th century history with top historians.
  • Explore Mount Vernon and the Washington, D.C. area through interactive workshops, tours, field trips, and group projects.
  • Discuss how to integrate teaching history into English, Science, Math and Geography curricula in accordance with current education standards.
  • Return to your classroom with new knowledge, teaching materials and enthusiasm to share with your colleagues and students.

Deadline to register April 5, 2013 - find more information online at

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