Regional Teacher Institute: Antietam
January 12-13, 2013
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.
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
Sign-In, Coffee, and Welcome
The Battle of Antietam, an Overview
Tour Part I - On Antietam Battlefield
Tour Part II - On Antietam Battlefield
Hot Coco Break
Wet Plate Photography Demonstration
Visitor Center Self-Guided Museum Tour
Dinner at the Bavarian Inn
Saturday, January 13, 2013
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.