Regional Teacher Institute: Boston, Massachusetts 

October 8-9, 2011
Boston, Massachusetts

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What is the Regional Teacher Institute: Boston?


  • Registration is closed.  Thank you to all who attended!

After ten years of hosting an Annual Teacher Institute, the Trust has decided to expand it's professional development offerings with smaller, regional institutes. The Regional Teacher Institute: Boston, Massachusetts is a two-day professional development for K-12 educators focused exclusively on the American Civil War and its relationship to Massachusetts.  The professional development is free, thanks to Tauck, but space is limited to 50 attendees.  The available 50 spots are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Scholarships Are Available!


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202-367-1861 x7225

What's Included?

Outstanding workshops led by educators specializing in the history of the American Civil War and instructional strategies for teaching the War

A hard copy of the Trust's Civil War Curriculum complete with 27 lesson plans, including all associated worksheets and a disk with all digital materials

A tour of the Black Heritage Trail, led by the National Park Service

A tour of Fort Warren, led by the National Park Service 

Continuing Education Units

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the first day, as well as breakfast on the second day

A Seven Day Link Pass; valid for unlimited use for Subway, Local Bus, Commuter Rail Zone 1A and Inner Harbor Ferry travel

Two wonderful days in historic Boston 

Schedule of Events

 Saturday, October 8, 2011

8:30 am to 9:30 am  

and light refreshments

9:30 am to 11:45 am  

Group A: Black Heritage Trail Tour
- National Park Service

9:45 am to 11:45 am   Group B: The Civil War Curriculum Workshop
- Civil War Trust
Noon to 12:45 pm  


1 pm to 1:45 pm  

The Civil War in Photographs
- Garry Adelman

1:45 pm to 3:45 pm  

Group A: Civil War Curriculum Workshop
Civil War Trust

1:45 pm to 3:45 pm  

Group B: Black Heritage Trail Tour
- National Park Service

4 pm to 5:30 pm  

The Civil War & Massachusetts
- Massachusetts Historical Society

5:30 pm to 6 pm  


6 pm to 8 pm  

Dinner & History Discussion
Citizenship in the Civil War Era
- Christian G. Samito


Sunday, October 9, 2011 

8 am to 8:45am  


9 am to 1 pm   Exploring Fort Warren
National Park Service

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Hyatt Regency Boston

Room rates are $225 a night if booked by September 16, 2011.

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Scholarships are available for the Boston Regional Teacher Institute. Scholarships cover the cost of travel and lodging. Please note that this is not registration.

Applications are due by September 2, 2011 
Scholarship recipients will be notified by September 7, 2011

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Before July 1, 2011: No Cancellation Fee
July 1 - September 9, 2011: $25 Cancellation Fee
After September 9, 2011: We apologize, but no refunds will be awarded after September 9, 2011
To cancel e-mail and title your e-mail "Boston Cancellation"  

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