The 12th annual Eisenhower Academy, a summer institute for teachers, will be held July 12 - 17, 2009 at Gettysburg College and Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, PA. Sponsored by the National Park Service, Gettysburg College, and Mount St. Mary's University, the Academy presents an in-depth perspective of Dwight D. Eisenhower as president and world leader, and introduces effective strategies for teaching the Cold War era in the classroom. Lectures and discussion cover civil rights, the Cold War, 1950's economics, popular culture, and new scholarship on the Eisenhower Presidency. Field trips include a visit to the Eisenhowers' home and a walk through Eisenhower’s Gettysburg. Total cost, including field trips, special evening events, banquets, lodging and meals is $710 for single occupancy. Cost for day students is $460. Professional education credits and graduate credits are available.
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