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Frequently Asked Questions

Regional Teacher Institute

How do I know if I was accepted?
This professional development is open to all K-12 educators. For Antietam, there is no application, only a registration. Registration for Antietam will be closed when the program is full. So if you completed the registration for Antietam, then you're on our list of attendees. For Petersburg, there is an application; those who are accepted to the Petersburg institute will receive word on February 11, 2013.

What is the cost?
There is no cost! There is a $100 refundable deposit for Antietam, just to save your place and ensure attendance. You might also incur expenses through travel and lodging, but the event is free, thanks to our donors. Petersburg does not have a deposit.

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 specific Regional Institute's schedules to see what meals on included.

Can I bring a friend or family member to the meals, workshops, and/or tours?
No, these event are 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 TBD. 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.

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