CWPT’s Teacher Institute (2010)

cwpt-20logo-20hi-20resYesterday I accepted a very kind offer to take part in the Civil War Preservation Trust’s Teacher Institute in July 2010.  I’ve been following their programs over the past few years and have to say that I am very impressed.  This year the institute will be held in Hagerstown, MD July 16 – 18th, 2010. The battlefield we will be touring on Saturday is Gettysburg, the tours will be led by the National Park Service (Scott Hartwig & team) and Garry Adelman (doing a then and now photography tour).  There is a limit of 200 teachers so you may want to register sooner than later.  This is a free professional development opportunity, teachers only cover their travel and lodging; however, there are scholarships to cover even those costs.  This sounds like a great deal and I couldn’t be more excited about this opportunity to talk about something that is so important to me.  I will be taking part in a panel discussion during the Saturday evening banquet to discuss the teaching of the Civil War with Web2.0 technology.

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  • msimons Nov 18, 2009

    Congrads to you Kevin that is a well deserved honor and I know many will benefit from your expert knowledge in this area of US History.

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