Information and application forms are now available for “The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson, and America 1801-1861,” an NEH Landmarks of American History Teacher Workshop. Cosponsors Middle Tennessee State University and The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson invite K-12 educators to immerse themselves in history at a landmark rich in beauty and meaning.
“The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson, and America 1801-1861” is one of seventeen inaugural Landmarks of American History teacher workshops that will be held this summer at historic and cultural sites across the United States – part of the Endowment’s We the People initiative to encourage and strengthen the teaching, study, and understanding of American history and culture. More than 2,000 teachers from across the United States will participate in these academically rigorous workshops. All teachers selected to participate will receive a stipend of $500 to help defray their transportation, books, and living expenses. Public, private, and home school elementary and secondary educators may apply by March 15, 2004.
For a printable brochure, detailed information letter, and application form, please visit any of the following websites: www.mtsu.edu/~history/ , www.thehermitage.com/ , or www.mtsu.edu/~tah/.
For a full list of the 2004 Landmarks of American History summer workshops, please visit www.NEH.gov.
Dr. Rebecca Conard
Department of History, Box 23
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone (W): (615)898-2423
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