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2013 Teacher Institute Information - By Registration Only




Come and be a part of this unique opportunity offered to middle and high school teachers across the Commonwealth. 

  • Aligned with the Virginia History and Social Science Standards of Learning (SOLs) 
  • Eligible for relicensure points
  • NO registration fee
  • Learn of additional resources for the classroom
  • Examine history first hand
  • Exposure to multiple historic venues
  • Complimentary lunch 

General Program Schedule:      

        10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.............. Registration and refreshments
        10:15 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.............. Welcome
        10:25 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.............. Guest Speaker
        11:25 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.............. Break
        11:35 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.............. Virginia War Memorial presentation
          12:35 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.............. Complimentary box lunch
          1:05   p.m. – 1:35 p.m.............. Interactive Component
          1:35   p.m. – 1:45 p.m.............. Break
          1:45   p.m. – 2:45 p.m.............. Partner historic site presentation (if applicable)
          2:45   p.m. – 3:00 p.m.............. Closing Remarks – evaluation 

As per the Virginia State Department of Education – one recertification point per one contact hour will be offered to participants. Attendance at each daily Institute equals five (5) points for Professional Development.  One may attend as many of the Institutes as they would like.  Content material is not repeated.

WWII Seminars

   Monday, July 8 (Richmond - Virginia War Memorial)
   “WWII Roundtable”
   10:00 am – 3:00 pm
   Guest Speakers:  WWII veterans – The Greatest Generation 

   Tuesday, July 23 (Norfolk - MacArthur Memorial)
   “The Life of General MacArthur”
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Guest Speakers:  Archivist, Jim Zobel 

Korean War Seminar

   Monday, June 24 (Danville - Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History)
   "Korean War Roundtable"
   10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  Guest Speakers:  Korean War veterans
   * A visit to the Danville Veterans Memorial is included. 

Vietnam Seminars

   Thursday, June 27 (Richmond - Virginia War Memorial)
  “Power of Women”

    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Guest Speaker: Nurses and Veterans   

   Tuesday, August 13 (Triangle - National Museum of the Marine Corps)
    "Medal of Honor and the Corps"
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Guest Speaker: COL Wesley Fox, USMC (REt.), Medal of Honor Recipient

Global War on Terror (GWOT) Seminar

   Thursday, July 11, (Richmond -  Virginia War Memorial)
   Guest Speakers:  Blue Star and Gold Star Families, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans


Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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