Summer Teacher Institute
Virginia School Teachers K-12
July 7-12, 2013
Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory Center
Explore the story of colonial America firsthand during this weeklong Teacher Institute at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center living-history museums. Jamestown Settlement examines the world of America’s first permanent English settlement at Jamestown and the cultures that converged in 17th-century Virginia. The Yorktown Victory Center chronicles the American Revolution from the beginnings of colonial unrest to the formation of the new nation.
This Summer Teacher Institute is funded by private donors and is offered at no cost to teachers or their school division.
*Become immersed in the history of 17th-century Jamestown and the 18th-century American Revolution.
*Practice new teaching methods in period costume while interacting with visitors at Jamestown Settlement.
*Experience history through hands-on period activities.
*Participate in SOL-correlated programs, presentations and workshops.
*Take home a kit of reproduction artifacts to use in your classroom.
*Click here for general 2013 Summer Teacher Institute contents.
Watch a video about the Summer Teacher Institute.
Submit your application and recommendation by March 15, 2013.
Applicants will be notified of their status by April 30, 2013.
Hotel, meals, transportation stipend and materials are provided.
Earn up to 35 professional development points.
(License holders are responsible for satisfying license renewal requirements as set forth in the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual, including advance approval from the participant's school division.)