Regional Teacher Institute: Antietam

January 12-13, 2013
Antietam, MD

What is the Regional Teacher Institute?


  • A $100 deposit it required to register for the Teacher Institute. This is refundable given your attendance. 
  • Registration is now closed. Thank you to all who are attending.


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The Regional Teacher Institute: Antietam is a professional development for K-12 educators focused exclusively on the American Civil War and its relationship to this important battle site.  The professional development is free, thanks to our generous donors, but space is limited to 25 attendees.  The available 25 spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration will go live on October 1, 2012.

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What's Included?

A great weekend of workshops, presentations, and battlefield tours all taking place at Antietam National Battlefield

Continuing Education Units

Lunch on Saturday

Schedule of Events

*Please note: If a meal is not listed in the schedule below, it is not included in the event.

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Antietam National Battlefield, Mumma Farm


, Coffee, and Welcome


The Battle of Antietam, an Overview
Presented by the National Park Service and Garry Adelman


Tour Part I - On Antietam Battlefield
*Dress Warmly and Bring your Camera




Tour Part II - On Antietam Battlefield


Hot Coco Break


Wet Plate Photography Demonstration
Gardner Gallery Open


Visitor Center Self-Guided Museum Tour
Gift Shop Open


Dinner at the Bavarian Inn
Keynote Address by George Wunderlich, Director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Saturday, January 13, 2013
Antietam National Battlefield, Mumma Farm


Putting it all Together – Using historic documents, historic photographs, and your photographs. Create a presentation, activity, lesson plan, and/or video to be used in your classroom.

*It is recommended that you bring a laptop or device to build your presentations. It is also recommended that you load your picture from the 12th beforehand.

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Antietam National Battlefield
5831 Dunker Church Rd.
Sharpsburg, Maryland 21782

Specifically go to the Mumma Farm Education Center, please ignore the "restricted vehicle" sign.


The Trust does not have an "official" hotel because the Institute will take place at the Mumma Farm Education Center. However, here are a few suggestions:

The Comfort Inn
70 Maddex Square Drive
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
233 Lowe Drive
Shepherdstown, WV, 25443

Antietam Overlook Farm
4812 Porterstown Road
Keedysville, MD

Thomas Shepherd Inn
300 West German Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443


Refunds will be given for cancellations until November 30th, 2012.

Beginning December 1st, 2012, refunds will not be issued for cancellations.

If you need to cancel, please call the Trust at 202-367-1861 x7223 or e-mail us at and use CANCELLATION in the subject line.


Scholarship winners will be announced by Nov. 8th.

Attention Massachusetts Teachers:
The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts (MHSM) is sponsoring a scholarship for a Mass. teacher to the Antietam Teacher Institute.

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