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Civil War Trust

Regional Teacher Institute: Antietam

February 15-16, 2014
Antietam, MD

What is the Regional Teacher Institute?

Registration

  • A $100 deposit it required to register for the Teacher Institute. This is refundable given your attendance. 
  • Register Here!

The Regional Teacher Institute: Antietam is a professional development conference 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.

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Contact Us

Teacherinstitute@civilwar.org

What's Included?

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

FREE Continuing Education Units

Lunch and dinner 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, February 15, 2014
Antietam National Battlefield, Mumma Farm

9-9:30am

Sign-In, Coffee, and Welcome

9:30-10am

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

10:15am-12:15pm

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

12:30-1:15pm

Lunch

1:30-3pm

Tour Part II - On Antietam Battlefield

3-3:15pm

Hot Chocolate Break

3:15-4:15pm

Workshop TBA
Presenter TBA

4pm

Visitor Center Self-Guided Museum Tour
Gift Shop Open

6-8:30pm

Dinner at the Bavarian Inn
Keynote Address by Jared Frederick

Sunday, February 16, 2014
Antietam National Battlefield, Mumma Farm

9am-12pm

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.

See the Schedule in Detail (PDF) » 

Location

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

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

Accommodations

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
304-876-3160

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
233 Lowe Drive
Shepherdstown, WV, 25443
304-876-7000

Antietam Overlook Farm
4812 Porterstown Road
Keedysville, MD
1-800-878-4241

Thomas Shepherd Inn
300 West German Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
888-889-8952

Cancellations

Refunds will be given for cancellations until January 15, 2014.

Beginning January 16, 2014, 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 teacherinstitute@civilwar.org and use CANCELLATION in the subject line.

Scholarships

Scholarships will be available for first-time attendees. Scholarships cover the attendee's personal travel and lodging costs as well.

Attention Massachusetts Teachers:
The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts (MHSM) is sponsoring scholarships specifically for Massachusetts teachers to the Teacher Institute.

Apply for a Scholarship »

Scholarship winners will be announced by January 10, 2014.

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