NEH “Landmarks of American History and Culture” Summer Teacher Workshops
“Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution “
The Tsongas Industrial History Center invites educators from across the U.S. to Lowell, MA, for “Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution,” a week-long summer workshop funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The “Inventing America” workshops combine scholarly presentations with on-site investigations of the canals, mills, worker housing, and exhibits of Lowell National Historical Park. In addition to Lowell’s landmark resources, we will use drama, historical fiction, hands-on simulations, and field studies at Old Sturbridge Village, Walden Pond, and Concord, MA, to bring history to life.
Who: K-12 teachers (public & private), administrators, and school personnel
When: June 24 – June 29; July 15 - 20, 2012 (choose one week)
Where: Tsongas Industrial History Center, Boott Cotton Mills, Lowell, MA
Deadline for applications is March 1, 2012
The Tsongas Center is a partnership of Lowell National Historical Park and UMass Lowell’s Graduate School of Education.
Housing available at UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
$1,200.00 stipends paid toward expenses.
CEUs/PDPs and graduate credit available through UMass Lowell.
For more information and application instructions, visit our website at www.uml.edu/tsongas/NEH
or contact Ellen Anstey, Tsongas Industrial History Center, Boott Cotton Mills, 115 John St., Lowell, MA 01852 Phone: 978-970-5080
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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