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Summer Teacher Institute for Virginia Teachers

2019 Summer Teacher Institute for Virginia Teachers

Virginia School Teachers
Upper Elementary – Middle School

July 8-11, 2019

Teachers hoisting a sail

Teachers hoisting a sail at Jamestown Settlement.

Join a select group of teachers committed to excellence in education! Experience the story of colonial America firsthand at Jamestown Settlement as you explore daily life activities, like fire-starting and house building, to gain a deeper understanding of life in early Virginia and its peoples. Recognize real world problems experienced by the three cultures converging at Jamestown and apply your new insights to design project-based learning for your classroom.

Program Highlights

This Summer Teacher Institute is funded by private donors and is offered at no cost to Virginia Teachers.

Submit your application and recommendation by March 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified of their status by April 15, 2019.

Hotel, meals, stipend and materials are provided.

Applications will be accepted beginning November 26, 2018.



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