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Frequently Asked Questions

Regional Teacher Institute: Petersburg

How do I know if I was accepted?
This professional development is open to all K-12 educators. There is an application, which is due by February 4, 2013. All who applied will be informed of their acceptance status on February 12, 2013.

What is the cost?
There is no cost! You might incur expenses through travel and lodging, but the event is free, thanks to our donors.

Who is eligible to attend?
Any educator that works with students in grades kindergarten through 12, not just history teachers.

Will meals be provided?
Yes, refer to the schedule to see what meals are included.

Can I bring a friend or family member to the meals, workshops, and/or tours?
No, this event is strictly for K-12 educators. All funding is provided for the purpose of supporting educators in their Civil War instruction. Space is very limited so no exceptions will be made.

Do you offer continuing education units?
Yes, Amount of units will be 1.2 CEUs or 12 contact hours. Continuing education units will be mailed to your home following the event.

Will you offer scholarships?
Yes, scholarship applications can be found on the institute pages. Scholarships will cover the cost of your travel and lodging at the conference hotel.

Where will we sleep? How is this Adventure Camp thing going to work???
Luckily, Pamplin Park has been running the Adventure Camp for a few years and they have not only created a wonderful program with great facilities, but they also created a FAQ page of their own to answer all your Adventure Camp related questions.
Here is the Adventure Camp web page with a description of the camp, pictures, and FAQs.

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